X Factor 2018 spoilers: Song choices for first live show REVEALED

Tonight's first X Factor live show songlist

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Here are all the song choices from The X Factor 2018's first live show.

The X Factor live shows begin TONIGHT at 8:25PM on ITV.

The 16 X Factor finalists will perform live for judges Simon Cowell, Louis Tomlinson, Robbie Williams and Ayda Williams as well as viewers, who will have their say for the first time this series.

This year Simon is mentoring the Girls, new judge Louis is in charge of the Boys, Robbie is with the Groups and Ayda will be looking after the Overs.

As always, they’ll be joined by resident host, Dermot O’Leary, who’ll be leading the proceedings and keeping the judges in check along the way.

The first theme for The X Factor 2018 live shows is 'This Is Me'. Song choices range from some originals to covers by the likes of BTS, John Lennon and Bruno Mars.

Tonight's X Factor song choices

Here are the songs the acts will be signing...

GIRLS
Bella Penfold – Beneath Your Beautiful – Labrinth and Emeli Sande (w/ original rap)
Molly Scott – Fake Love – BTS
Scarlett Lee – Natural Woman – Aretha Franklin
Shan Ako – Imagine – John Lennon

GROUPS
Acacia & Aaliyah – Finesse – Bruno Mars
LMA Choir – Circle of Life – Lion King
Misunderstood – Chewing Gum – Original
United Vibe – Slow Hands – Niall Horan

OVERS
Danny Tetley – Hero – Mariah Carey
Giovanni Spano – Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting – Elton John
Janice Robinson – Clarity – Zedd ft Foxes
Olatunji Yearwood – Jiggle It – Original

BOYS
Anthony Russell – Issues – Julia Michaels
Armstrong Martins – Story of My Life – One Direction (w/ original rap)
Brendan Murray – Break Free – Ariana Grande
Dalton Harris – Life of Mars – David Bowie

The X Factor 2018 airs Saturday night at 8:25PM and continues at 8PM on Sunday, October 21 with the first results show.

After all the contestants have performed, lines will open for viewers to back their favourite act via phone, mobile and the app.

It's understood that this year the sing off will be back, seeing the acts who poll the lowest votes from the public perform again where the judges will decide who stays.

Along with the contestants' performances there will be a number of guest stars. This weekend will see former X Factor winners Rak-Su and The Greatest Showman's Keala Settle appearing on Sunday.

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