X Factor 2016 judges' houses first look as acts sing for a place in live shows


It's The X Factor 2016 judges' houses this weekend and here's a first look at all the drama.

A total of 28 acts have made it through to his penultimate stage, just one spot away from the live shows.

They are Simon Cowell's Girls: Caitlyn Vanbeck, Emily Middlemas, Gifty Louise, Kayleigh Marie Morgan, Olivia Garcia, Soheila Clifford and wild card Samantha Lavery.

Nicole Scherzinger's Boys: Christian Burrows, Freddy Parker, James Hughes, Matt Terry, Nate Simpson, Niall Sexton and and wild card Ryan Lawrie.

Sharon Osbourne's Overs: Samantha Atkinson, James Wilson, Relley C, Christopher Peyton, Janet Grogan, Honey G and and wild card Saara Aalto.

Louis Walsh's Groups: 5 AM, Skarl3t, Four of Diamonds, The Brooks, Ottavio and Bradley, Tom and Laura and wild card Yes Lad.

Offering a glimpse into the jet set lifestyle that The X Factor winner could have, this weekend the four categories travel to glamorous destinations across the world.

With just one more chance to impress their mentor, each act will be hoping to convince them that they have the star quality required to reach the live shows.

This year the Groups category will jet off to Ibiza to sing for Louis Walsh, Simon Cowell invites the Girls category to Malibu, the Overs category are hosted by Sharon Osbourne in her home in Los Angeles and the Boys category fly out to Nice to perform for Nicole Scherzinger.

And as always, with crucial decisions to be made, each judge has help at hand from guest judges who know all about what it takes to have a hit record.

Louis is joined by 2015 X Factor runner up Fleur East and Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon, Nicole enlists the help of renowned DJ Calvin Harris, Simon recruits former Spice Girls, Mel B and Emma Bunton and Sharon reunites with singer Robbie Williams.

Find out who gets through to the LIVE SHOWS during the judges' houses when The X Factor continues on ITV Saturday 1st October at 8pm and Sunday 2nd October at 7.30pm.

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