X Factor finalists Jack and Joel have had a second week of good reviews from their judges after their latin medley.
The duo, made up of Jack Remmington from Gainsborough and Joel Fishel from Leeds, performed a mash up of Havana and Hasta el Amanecer by Camila Cabello and Nicky Jam as part of the show's Viva Latino themed week.
Judge Louis Walsh said they had delivered an amazing start to the show saying "Your personalities are just as big as your entertainment. Sharon Osborne said that the way they move is cute and highlighted that they could not be any more current performing the current UK number one. Fellow judge Nicole Scherzinger described the pair as "hot and spicy".
But the duo could the harshest criticism from their own mentor Simon Cowell, who returned after illness last weekend. He said that he believes they are popular because they are fun but says he does not feel they are the kind of act that works in the charts and is more "cabaret". He wants them to perform as though they are working on a new hit single.
Jack and Joel will find out later tonight whether they have received enough votes to remain in the competition. Our region's other finalist, Holly Tandy from Barnsley, will perform on tomorrow night's programme.
X Factor finalists Jack and Joel are getting ready to perform a latin medley on tonight's live show hoping to secure their place in the competition for another week.
The duo, made up of Jack Remmington from Gainsborough and Joel Fishel from Leeds will sing a mash up of Havana and Hasta el Amanecer by Camila Cabello and Nicky Jam as part of the programme's Viva Latino themed weekend.
Tonight's programme features the singers in the boys and the groups categories. Tomorrow night the overs and the girls, including Holly Tandy from Barnsley will perform.
The X Factor returns on ITV at 8:20pm.
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Singers Jack and Joel from Gainsborough and Leeds have made it through to the second week of The X Factor's live shows. Their performance of New Rules was enough to guarantee them a place in next weekend's programme.
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The act voted off the programme tonight was Talia Dean from the overs category. Jack and Joel did not receive enough votes to top the Sunday vote. That was Rak-su from the groups category though the overall winner of the weekend, following a sing-off was Grace Davies from the girls category who will now travel to New York to watch a performance by the singer P!nk in Madison Square Garden.
Jack and Joel from Gainsborough and Leeds have received overwhelmingly positive reviews from the X Factor judges for their first performance on the live studio shows.
The singing duo, made up of Jack Remmington and Joel Fishel were voted back in to the competition as a wildcard act by the public after their mentor Simon Cowell initially sent them home at the Judges' Houses stage of the competition.
Judge Louis Walsh told the pair that he doesn't think they realise how good they are and said they can go really far in the competition. Sharon Osbourne said she was glad they were back and the song suited their personalities.
Fellow judge Nicole Scherzinger told the pair "You add so much to the competition, I like you guys so much. You both complement each other so much but Jack, you really killed it on those vocals." And Alesha Dixon, standing in for their own mentor Simon Cowell said their smiles are really infectious and it really counts that they are so happy to be there.
Jack and Joel will find out later this evening whether their performance has received enough votes from viewers to send them through to week two of the live shows.
Holly Tandy from Barnsley has been voted through to the second week of live shows on the X Factor after impressing the judges earlier this evening with a version of 'Hollow' by Tori Kelly.
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Spencer Sutherland who was mentored by Louis Walsh in the boys' category was voted out of the competition. For the first time the show revealed which act received the most votes which was Grace Davies from the girls category and will compete against the Sunday show winner to be named winner of the weekend overall.
Our region's other finalists 'Jack and Joel' from Gainsborough and Leeds will perform on Sunday night's programme in the groups category. Their mentor Simon Cowell was missing from tonight's show after being taken to hospital yesterday but he is expected to return to the show when he has recovered.
The X Factor returns on Sunday evening at 7pm on ITV.
Barnsley singer Holly Tandy has been given very positive reviews following her first live performance on The X Factor this weekend. The 16 year old sang a version of 'Hollow' by Tori Kelly.
Louis Walsh said the song would be a great first single describing it as "incredible". Fellow judge Nicole Scherzinger said "You're so beyond your years already, you're such a natural on that stage." Holly's own mentor Sharon Osbourne said she both looks and sings like a pop star and described her as "fabulous".
Holly must now wait to see if her song was good enough for her to be voted through to next week's show when the public vote takes place later this evening.
The singing duo Jack and Joel from Gainsborough and Leeds have been chosen as one of the wildcard acts in this year's X Factor live shows. The Oxford University graduates Jack Remmington and Joel Fishel were originally sent home by mentor Simon Cowell from the Judges Houses stage of the competition.
They told host Dermot O'Leary they were "so excited to be back". Former X Factor judge Cheryl Tweedy said the public had made a "great choice" in putting them back into the competition.
It has now been confirmed that a public vote earlier this week has seen them be reinstated. They will perform live for the first time in Sunday night's show along with the other three groups in the competition. The other three wildcard acts are Leon Mallet in the boys category, Alisah Bonaobra in the girls category and Talia Dean for the overs.
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