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X Factor 2017: ITG brothers Alex and Leon get a tough time from the judges

ITG [Alex and Leon].

Another pair of brothers auditioned for The X Factor 2017 tonight.

In The Genetics - aka ITG - are made up of brothers Alex (18) and Leon (22) who are hotel singers from Norwich, where they perform alongside their mum and nan.

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"We've always had a musical family, mum sings, nan sings, we've always sung and our family really pushed us so we've decided to have a go," said the pair in this evening's episode.

They currently work and perform at a hotel in Yarmouth where they typically sing for an audience of OAPs.

After singing Ed Sheeran's Don’t, the judges weren't completely convinced.

Louis Walsh commented: "I didn't really love the song, it didn't really show off your voices and I think singing in the hotel you've fallen into bad habits."

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Simon Cowell added: "Obviously you're brothers and there's that connection, I just don't think you know where you should be going.

"I'm looking at your song list and you've got Michael Buble, Jamie Cullum, I don't think you should be singing things like that."

And Nicole Scherzinger remarked that she wanted to see more confidence from the lads.

Simon gave the pair a no but thanks to yeses from the other judges, ITG are through to bootcamp.

You can watch their audition in the video above.

More hopefuls tonight included Spencer Sutherland, a 24-year-old singer from Ohio, USA who was out of his home country for the first time for The X Factor, and model Brad Howard who caught the eye of Nicole Scherzinger as he stepped into the audition room.

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We also met Montenegro's former Eurovision entry Slavko and runner up of The Voice of the Philippines' Alisah Bonaobra, who had flown in from Manila, Philippines.

The X Factor 2017 continues Saturday and Sunday nights on ITV.