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X Factor's Great British Songbook kicks off tonight

ITV's The X Factor has revealed the contestants' song choices for the Great British Songbook week.

Contestants will be singing a series of British pop classics as they battle to survive to the next stage of the competition.

Luke Friend, Nicholas McDonald and Sam Bailey ready for dress rehearsals. Credit: ITV/Twitter

The X Factor has pledged to donate proceeds from this weekend's vote and live performance downloads to the Philippines Typhoon Appeal.

ITV have also agreed a new three-year-deal to broadcast The X Factor and Britain's Got Talent until the end of 2016, extending ITV's long-running relationship with Simon Cowell.

  • Tamera Foster - Diamonds Are Forever
Tamera Foster will sing the Shirley Bassey classic Diamonds Are Forever, the title song to the James Bond film of the same name. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire/Press Association Images
  • Sam Callahan - Faith
George Michael's 1980s classic will be Sam Callahan's song tonight. Credit: ITV/Twitter
  • Luke Friend - Your Song
Luke Friend will seek emulate Elton John with a rendition of Your Song. Credit: ITV
  • Rough Copy - Viva La Vida
Rough Copy get stuck into their X Factor rehearsals. Tonight they take on Coldplay's Viva La Vida. Credit: ITV/Twitter
  • Hannah Barrett - Satisfaction
Hannah Barrett is taking on the Rolling Stones classic (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction. Credit: ITV/Twitter
  • Nicholas McDonald - Someone Like You
Adele's hit Someone Like You has been chosen for Nicholas McDonald. Credit: ITV
  • Sam Bailey - Something
Sam Bailey will sing the timeless The Beatles classic Something, penned by George Harrison. Credit: ITV

Tune in on Saturday and Sunday at 8pm on ITV to find out who survives the Great British Songbook week.