X Factor 2016 judges' categories revealed - SPOILERS!

X Factor judges' categories for 2016 confirmed

X Factor 2016 judges

The X Factor 2016 judges' have been given their categories for the new series, but who's got what?.

This year the judges - Nicole Scherzinger, Sharon Osbourne, Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh - have again been given their categories before the Six Chair Challenge which films this weekend.

This year, according to tabloid reports, Simon has got the Girls Nicole has the Boys, Sharon returns to the show with the Overs and Louis - shock - is back with the Groups.

Bootcamp took place earlier in the summer in London at Alexandra Palace, before the start of the Six Chair Challenge which was held live at Wembley Arena.

Simon was first up with his Girls, picking the talented ladies he wanted to make it through to judges' houses.

Nicole, Sharon and Louis followed as each selected who they wanted to take through to the next stage.

In the Six Chair Challenge, the remaining acts in each category will perform one by one for all four judges who will offer their comments and critiques.

Then, the mentor for that category will decide whether or not to give the contestant a 'seat' in the next round.

Once all six seats are full, the mentors must then decide who to swap and replace in the seats if they want to take any further acts through.

Only those who are left sitting at the end will make it through to judges' houses.

From there, each judge will select just THREE acts to take through to the live shows which are expected to begin in October time.

The X Factor 2016 will continue Saturday and Sunday nights on ITV.

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