Dermot O'Leary wants YOU* to apply for The X Factor 2012 (*unless you're Matt Cardle)

Dermot O'Leary

The X Factor 2012 is back on our screens this summer, and Dermot O'Leary has put a final call out for YOU to audition for the new series!

With official news tonight that Gary Barlow will return to The X Factor, there's not long to apply for the show.

Open auditions have already closed but you can still apply online, for the first time, via Facebook until May 8.

In this clip, Dermot tells us that he's after the next Little Mix, One Direction, Leona Lewis and Cher Lloyd. But not Matt Cardle.

Watch below and apply via The official X Factor facebook page.

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