X Factor 2016 finalists: Meet the Boys in the live shows!


The X Factor 2016's final three Boys in the live shows have been confirmed.

Tonight was judges' houses part two as Nicole Scherzinger picked her finalists for the live shows.

A total of seven acts performed for Nicole and her guest judge Calvin Harris in France.

But for four it was bad news as Nate Simpson, James Hughes, Christian Burrows and Niall Sexton were all sent home by the American judge.

For three other guys it was the best news ever.

Nicole said yes to Freddy Parker, Matt Terry, Ryan Lawrie who are now all in the live shows of The X Factor 2016.

X Factor 2016: Boys in the live shows

Freddy Parker

Freddy recently finished college and works part-time in a dog kennel. He is a keen songwriter and self-taught on the keys, as well as never having had vocal training. Freddy’s first audition gave Simon goosebumps, and Sharon said it was ‘just perfect’.

Matt Terry

Matt spent his childhood and teenage years growing up in Spain, where his grandparents still live today. His grandmother is Simon Cowell’s biggest fan and was over the moon to meet him at matt’s first audition. While matt is often told he looks like One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson, in his first audition simon said he reminded him of the first time he saw Olly Murs.

Ryan Lawrie

Ryan has been singing since his teens and earlier this year won a competition with Capital Radio to perform at this year’s Capital Summertime ball at Wembley stadium. during his audition Nicole called him “a natural” and Simon later commented that he reminded him of when Harry Styles first auditioned for the show.

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