X Factor 2016 spoilers! Final duets, song choices and guest performers confirmed!

X Factor final song choices, duets and spoilers


The X Factor 2016 final is fast approaching but when does it start, who's singing what and who are the final duets?

We try to answer all those questions and more in our final round up...

What time is the X Factor 2016 final tonight?

The X Factor final starts tonight at 8PM on Saturday, December 10. The marathon two hour long show concludes at 10PM as the third place act is announced.

The show continues on Sunday night at December 11, airing from 8PM as this year's winner is crowned.

How will the X Factor final work?

Tonight (Saturday) lines will open at the start of the show. They'll freeze towards the end, with Dermot O'Leary then making the announcement on who has received the fewest votes and will be leaving in third place. Lines will then re-open, finally closing in tomorrow night's live show where the first and second place acts will be announced.


What's the X Factor song list?

Each act will be singing a solo song and a duet. Only the solo songs have been confirmed right now.

Matt Terry: Take Me Home - Jess Glynne
5 After Midnight: Crazy in Love - Beyonce
Saara Aalto: Everybody Wants to Rule The World - Tears For Fears

What are this year's celebrity duets?

No names have been officially confirmed yet, but rumour has it that Saara Aalto will be singing with Adam Lambert, Matt Terry will team up with mentor Nicole Scherzinger and 5 After Midnight will sing with Louisa Johnson and Clean Bandit.

What's the X Factor 2016 winner's single?

Neither ITV nor The X Factor have yet to confirm any details about this year's X Factor's winner's single, which is rumoured to be an original song written by Ed Sheeran

What we do know is that profits from the winner's song will be donated to charity, split between Together for Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase.

It's the fifth time the X Factor's winners single will support good causes and Simon Cowell said: "Once again, I am thrilled that the proceeds from The X Factor 2016 charity single will be going to Shooting Star Chase and Together for Short Lives.

“The main reason for doing this is that these charities help families and kids through incredibly difficult times.

“As always, we hugely appreciate the incredible support from the public.”

Which stars will be performing?

X Factor have confirmed that Little Mix, Kylie Minogue, The Weeknd and Madness will be singing over the weekend.

Meanwhile, One Direction star Louis Tomlinson is rumoured to be a making a debut solo appearance over the weekend with his new music, while Sam Smith is also tipped to perform.

Where will it be filmed?


This year The X Factor final will be coming live from Wembley Arena in London. It's the sixth series in a row the show has moved out of its usual studio for the final, with 10,000 fans watching live from the venue.

Who will win?

No one knows, of course! Saara is the favourite but it's set to be one of the closest races ever...

The X Factor final airs tonight at 8PM on ITV.

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