'Love and heartbreak' theme, Taylor Swift, Rebecca Ferguson confirmed for The X Factor 2012

Rebecca FergusonThe X Factor 2012 contestants will work on 'love and heartbreak' themed songs in next week's live shows, it has been revealed.

Caroline Flack disclosed the news on tonight's edition of The Xtra Factor, where boyband District 3 said they're yet to determine which track they'll sing.

Meanwhile, former finalist Rebecca Ferguson and American country star Taylor Swift have been confirmed for guest performances on next Sunday's episode.

Rebecca will be promoting the repackaged version of her debut album, 'Heaven', while Taylor is expected to belt out her single 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together', which has reached the top five of the UK singles chart.

The X Factor continues next Saturday at 8.20pm on ITV1.

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