Rehearsals for the first X Factor 2012 live show kicked off today, as the contestants stepped foot inside the studio for the first time.
Once again this year the live shows will becoming from Fountain Studios in Wembley, with all 12 of the finalists singing on Saturday night.
Saturday will also see the Wild Card result revealed, as one of either Adam Burridge, Times Red, Amy Mottram or Chris Maloney are chosen to join the final 12.
Union J singer Josh tweeted from rehearsals this evening: "Omg the stage looks INCREDIBLE! Its now hit me what a crazy night its gonna be on saturday! So excited.....joshy x"
And their pals - and group ricals - GMD3 added: "Feeling so honoured to even just be here in this awesome studio right now... with the most amazing team behind us all #TeamXfactor"
Lucy Spraggan wrote: "Just seen the stage!!! Intense!!!"
Meanwhile the boys - Rylan Clark, James Arthur and Jahmene Douglas - dashed straight from an appearance on This Morning to start their first rehearsals.
Rylan tweeted: "In a car on way to x factor studios for the first time #nerverack !!!!!! X"
Jade Ellis added: "Today is the first live shows rehearsal in the actual studio. So it's time to put my practise into performance :0) #shittingit"
And even the judges were happy to be back at the studio.
Gary Barlow told his followers: "On my way to #XFactor studios for the first time this year! #exciting "
The X Factor 2012 live shows start on Saturday night at 8PM.
Browse pictures of the X Factor 2012 final 12 below...