X Factor 2018 spoilers! Meet tonight's latest contestants

Anthony Russell

The X Factor 2018 returns to ITV tonight and here’s a first look at all the contestants.

This evening sees the second bumper episode on ITV from 8PM with 5 brand new acts hoping for at least three yeses from the judges.

Behind the judges' desk this year is Simon Cowell, joined by three new judges.

Alongside Simon on the panel are husband and wife team Robbie Williams and Ayda Williams together with One Direction star Louis Tomlinson.

Behind the scenes, host Dermot O'Leary is back on hand to guide us through the auditions, held in front of a live audience at Wembley Arena.

Should the contestants get more than three ‘yeses’ they will go through to the judge’s deliberation, where the judges will decide who gets to fight for a seat in the Six Chair Challenge.

Meet the sure to be talented, wacky and wonderful lot below...

X Factor 2018 contestants

OLATUNJI YEARWOOD
Ola is from Trinidad and Tobago and he immediately leaves an impression on both the crowd and judges. The energetic perform sings says he's come to the UK to represent Calypso and Soca music. Ola sings an original son called Bodyline - but will it impress the judges?

BRENDAN MURRAY
Brendan Murray is a 21-year-old Plumber from Galway, Ireland. He sings Ella Eyre's We Don’t Have to Take Our Clothes Off but the judges ask him to return with a different song. On Simon's suggest, Brendan goes back to the stage with Kate Bush's Woman’s Work.

MARC HIGGINS
Marc Higgins is a 36-year-old Firefighter at Southampton Airport. He previously appeared on the show alongside Louis Tomlinson in 2010 as part of The Reason. Back for a second shot, now as a solo artist, he sings George Michael's Careless Whisper.

JACQUELINE FAYE
53-year-old Jaqueline Faye is from Wales and now lives on a farm in Oxfordshire. She takes to the stage to belt out Cilla Black classic You’re My World in front of the panel.

ANTHONY RUSSELL
Anthony Russell first auditioned for the series last year and became one of the favourites to win the show last year following an emotional performance of Julia Michaels' 'Issues'. He quit the competition ahead of the Six Chair Challenge, citing "personal reasons" but returns tonight with Avvici's Wake Me Up.

The X Factor 2018 airs tonight at 8PM on ITV.

The show continues Saturday and Sunday nights throughout the autumn and winter.

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