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Holly Tandy: I'm not ready to go back to Barnsley yet

Holly Tandy in her latest Twitter photo Credit: Holly Tandy/Twitter

Barnsley singer Holly Tandy has asked her fans to make sure they vote for her when she appears on The X Factor tonight. The 16 year old has tweeted to say her nerves are "kicking in" ahead of her performance tonight.

Holly will be performing with the remaining girls in the competition, Grace Davies and Rai-Elle Williams. Also performing are the overs category which includes Matt Linnen and Kevin Davy White. Two acts will leave the contest this evening.

The X Factor returns to ITV on Sunday night at 7:30pm.

Barnsley's Holly Tandy to sing Love Me Harder on X Factor

Barnsley's Holly Tandy will perform Love Me Harder this week Credit: ITV/Syco/Fremantle

Barnsley singer Holly Tandy will perform Love Me Harder on this weekend's X Factor live shows as she hopes to make it through to the talent contest's semi final weekend.

The 16 year old is the only remaining contestant from our region after Jack and Joel from Gainsborough and Leeds were voted out of the programme last weekend.

This weekend's theme is 'Crazy In Love' and producers have already confirmed that four acts will leave the competition this weekend.

The X Factor returns at 8:10pm on Saturday and 7:30pm on Sunday on ITV.

Holly Tandy survives third X Factor live show despite mixed reviews

Holly Tandy's performance received mixed reviews from the X Factor judges Credit: ITV/Syco/Fremantle

Barnsley singer Holly Tandy is through to the fourth week of live shows after a night that saw her performance receive mixed reviews from the X Factor judges.

The 16 year old performed a version of One More Try as part of the talent show's George Michael week. Unlike previous weeks she did not receive wholehearted support from the judging panel. Simon Cowell told her that he thought the performance seemed old fashioned saying it "doesn't work for me in the real world." But her own mentor Sharon Osborne said she had sung with great love and emotion: "It was spectacular and you look like a goddess."

Watch Holly's performance again:

Holly received enough public votes to make it through to week four of the live shows when the theme will be Crazy In Love. The remaining ten contestants have been told that next week will be a double elimination on each night with two acts expected to leave on both Saturday and Sunday.

This weekend's winning act in the public vote was Lloyd Macey who wins the chance to perform alongside Little Mix in Manchester. The act with the fewest votes who left the competition on Sunday night was Alisah Bonaobra from the girls category.

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Jack and Joel and Holly Tandy rehearsing George Michael classics for X Factor live shows

Our region's finalists in this year's X Factor are getting ready to perform some George Michael classics on this weekend's live shows. Jack and Joel and Holly Tandy have both now reached the final 12 of the competition.

Jack and Joel are rehearsing Edge of Heaven for X Factor's George Michael week Credit: ITV/Syco/Fremantle

Jack and Joel, in the groups category, will perform Edge of Heaven. The duo, made up of Jack Remmington from Gainsborough and Joel Fishel from Leeds were told by Simon Cowell last weekend that people like them because they are fun.

Holly Tandy is rehearsing One More Try for George Michael Week Credit: ITV/Syco/Fremantle

Barnsley singer will perform One More Try hoping it will impress the public enough to send her through to week four of the competition's live shows.

The other good news for the finalists is that this weekend's double eliminations have now been cancelled. It was previously announced that two acts would leave the competition on Saturday and a further two acts would go on Sunday. Producers have now decided only one act we leave on each night.

The X Factor returns to ITV at 8:10pm on Saturday and 7:25pm on Sunday.

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