X Factor 2016: Emily Middlemas sings Ex's & Oh's at judges houses and NAILS IT

EMILY MIDDLEMAS

Emily Middlemas NAILS her performance on The X Factor 2016 at judges' houses.

But is it enough to win a spot in the live shows?

This is Emily's second time at judges' houses having previously been given a no by Cheryl Cole back in 2014.

Before singing for new mentor Simon Cowell and his guest judges Mel B and Emma Bunton in California this evening, Emily tells cameras: "There is a lot of pressure on me today.

"I've been this close before and I didn't get through to the live shows. I was devastated but I was really, really, young. I was 15.

"This is the most important performance of my life. I don't want to let this opportunity slip away because it could break me."

After singing Elle King's Ex’s and Oh’s, Emily's met with a round of applause from her small but daunting audience.

Mel B comments: "That was the perfect song for you."

Simon raves: "It shows your personality. You've got this quirkiness about you. I like the fact you don't hide behind the guitar."

Emily then rushes off to see Dermot, saying: "It felt so good, I want to do it all over again."

But back with Simon, he reveals: "I don't think she's got a downside, I think it's more of a question of if other people are better..."

Can Emily make it through to the live shows on The X Factor 2016?

Find out on ITV tonight from 8PM as judges' houses kick off.

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