XFactor 2014 spoilers: Meet new girl group - 'the female One Direction'?

X Factor 2014 new girl group

The X Factor 2014 has a new girl group and here's all you need to know about them.

From left to right (above) Abi Garrido, Abby Eades, Leah Gooden, Mimi O’Connell and Saffron Silva

The judges felt all the girls were too talented to let go and wanted to give them another opportunity.

Sources have suggested that the X Factor judges reckon the group could become a 'female One Direction'.

Tonight they'll be singing Somewhere Only We Know by Lily Allen for a spot at judges' houses.

X Factor 2014 new girl group

ABI GARRIDO - 16 year old student from Newcastle. Abi is currently studying her AS levels, but has always dreamed of being a singer. Abi’s mum, grandma and granddad were all singers.

ABBY EADES- 17 years old from Barnsley. Abbey is in a Girls Aloud tribute band as the Cheryl impersonator. She lives at home with her mum, dad and brother and is also studying beauty at college. She says she often gets mistaken for Cheryl and sees her as her ‘ultimate idol’.

LEAH GOODEN- 16 year old student from Hockley. Leah lives at home with her mum, dad, brother and sister and is currently studying for her GCSE’s. She previously lived in France for six years and speaks fluent French

MIMI O’CONNELL- 17 year old student and sales assistant from Liverpool. Mimi has a severe heart condition and first performed at a summer camp for sick children in 2010. Mimi lives at home with her family and says her boyfriend influenced her to audition this year.

SAFFRON SILVA – 16 year old student from Surrey. Saffron has been singing her whole life and now sings every week at Westfield shopping centre. She lives at home with her mum and dad and says her dad is her roadie, taking her to all her gigs.

The X Factor 2014 airs this evening from 8PM on ITV.

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