Rylan Clark-Neal teases 'awful but brilliant' X Factor six chair challenge

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It's The X Factor 2016's six chair challenge this week and Xtra Factor host Rylan Clark-Neal says it's AWFUL.

But, apparently, in a really good way.

Rylan, who now hosts The X Factor's LIVE ITV2 spin-off with Matt Edmondson, told ITV's This Morning today: “I was there it was awful.

"It was absolutely awful, the mob was baying. There was so many swap outs it was awful."

But former X Factor finalist Rylan, who didn't have to go through the process during this year, added: "It is brilliant, it is so good."

The six chair challenge will play over the next two nights and it's understood that Nicole Scherzinger's choices when it came to the boys proved particularly dramatic, with two of the contestants singing again.

A source said: "Nicole is a perfectionist and wanted to make sure she picked the right six boys to take through to her judges houses. This meant she asked some of the boys to sing again so she could be sure.

"There’s nothing in the rules to stop sing offs and it has happened before."

The X Factor 2016 airs Saturday night at 8PM on ITV and continues Sunday evening at the earlier time of 7PM.

And of course you can watch Rylan and co-host Matt on the Xtra Factor LIVE over on ITV2 straight after the main show.

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