X Factor 2012: Judges' categories revealed!

The X Factor 2012 judges

Simon Cowell revealed The X Factor 2012 judges' categories tonight, as bootcamp came to end.

Phoning the judges one by one from Miami, where he was shooting scenes for The X Factor USA, Simon revealed the news...

Simon was first to call Gary, who said: "I’m alright, but give me the news quickly"

Simon revealed: "OK, so we have given it a lot of thought, me and the producers, and the category you are going to mentor is….The over 28’s"

Gary replied: "Oh wow. Brilliant! That is good news to my ears."

Simon then told Louis: "Lou Lou its Simon. The decision we have made, god help them, is the groups. Just be good at what you do Louis"

Louis reacted: "I got the groups. I wasn’t expecting the groups. But I’m happy. I’m going to work hard, and yeah, it’s going to be great."

Simon called and revealed Nicole has the boys and Tulisa has the girls

Nicole said: "I wasn’t expecting that. I’m stoked. I’m super stoked. I’m excited"

Tulisa screamed: "Get in there. Thank you very much Simon, I won’t let you down."

Nicole added: "In the boys group I think we have a real contender, a serious contender. Possibly the winner of X Factor"

Gary: "I feel like in recent years, the overs has become a bit of a joke category and I really want to restore what the overs should be this year. There are people over 28 with talent!’"

Tulisa: "Before, I said to myself there is no way I can win two years in a row, never going to happen. But my category is so strong that it’s actually possible"

Louis: "I know there is something special in this category this year. I think I have got a secret weapon in this category"

Watch Simon Cowell giving the news below!

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