X Factor 2012 live shows continue tonight with the Best of British

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The X Factor 2012 live shows continue tonight with a best of British theme!

Just seven acts remain, and it seems they're all getting into the spirit of the theme.

Expect covers of tracks by Coldplay, Robbie Williams, Elton John and Adele tonight as the contestants take on songs by classic British artists.

"After listening through today's rehearsals it makes me feel #proud to be British!! #bestofbritish theme is gonna be wicked tonight!!!" Ella Henderson tweeted her followers. "We all ready for #bestofbritish this evening??! Feeling rather #patriotic!! Hahaaa xx x"

Speaking at the Kardashian party in London last night, Ella teased: “It’s a big week and I am doing a song that will shock people because although people will know the song, I am singing a totally different version of it.”

Last weekend saw Ella take on Katy Perry’s Firework, with the 16-year-old admitting it had been her favourite performance so far.

Now mentor Tulisa is hoping to continue the momentum with an “amazing” song choice.

“She [Ella] is very exited,” the N-Dubz singer said.

“This weekend’s performance is… this is like the ultimate performance, this is the reason why I did The X Factor, to do this performance,” he teased.

Meanwhile Rylan will be taking on a Spice Girls mash up.

Rylan revealed: “It’s my favourite band of all time, it’s a couple of their songs as we all know Rylan loves a mashup , I’ve been dreaming about this since I was six.”

And James Arthur will be taking on a "risky" track.

He said: "Some big songs are being brought out this weekend. I don't know how much I can give away. I'm going to be singing a song by an artist I probably shouldn't take on, it's a bit of a risk"


The X Factor 2012 live shows continue tonight at 8:05PM with a Best Of British theme.

Tomorrow evening's results show will feature performances from One Direction and Little Mix, as well as one more act being given the boot.

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