X Factor 2016: Luena Martinez comes from nowhere to WOW at the Six Chair Challenge

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Luena Martinez wowed The X Factor 2016 judges in tonight's six chair challenge.

The 17 year-old student from London hasn't been seen on this year's show yet but made herself known in this evening's episode with an amazing take on Leona Lewis' Run

"I just want to prove to you guys you made the right choice [in the auditions] and I'm going to get that chair," declared Luena ahead of her performance at the six chair challenge.

Mentor of the girls Simon Cowell is impressed, telling the teenager: "I look for someone with a heart, determination and talent."

Of course Luena is far from the only girl competing for one of the six seats this evening as we saw more from Soheila Clifford, Emily Middlemas, Olivia Garcia, Gifty Louise, Samantha Lavery, Kayleigh Marie Morgan and Faye Horne.

But alongside Luena, another stand out was Caitlyn Vanbeck who nailed her third performance of the competition so far as she belted out out Andra Day's Rise Up.

Louis Walsh said: "You're my favourite singer, you were born to do one thing and that was sing."

Sharon Osbourne added: "I just love you because you are so real, I love that about you."

And Nicole Scherzinger concluded: "I think you better take one of those seats HOME with you! You moved me with that performance."

Meanwhile, alongside Luena, we met another two acts in the Girls category for the first time.

They included Jordina Miller, a 22 year-old veterinary call centre operative from Harrow who sings Amazing Grace.

"Someone needs to go, I need a chair," she remarked.

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"You are far from perfect, but I like your ambition," Simon told her.

There was also Ellie Rose, an 18 year-old student from London who told the judges: "I'm here to change my life."

The X Factor 2016 airs Saturday and Sunday night on ITV.

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