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Does Simon have X Factor with his new look?

On Saturday evening, after months of build up - we get to see how the two new X Factor judges, Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw are settling in on the panel alongside Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini.

X Factor auditions took place around the country earlier in the year, including several in our region.

So what else has changed for 2015? As well as the contestants, there are two new hosts - and Simon Cowell has a new look too. David Wood reports.

Do Gary's Groups have the X Factor?

The X Factor's live shows start this weekend, and ahead of Saturday's first performances from the finalists, we have been chatting to the judges and the contestants. This year Gary Barlow will be mentoring the groups, including some members from Kent and the South East.

Divya Kohli caught up with him, and his team, hoping to do well on the stage.

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X Factor's new star from Kent?

Tamera Foster, originally from the group Silver Rock, during the auditions for the ITV1 talent show Credit: Tim Dymond/ITV/PA Wore

The 16-year-old singer from Gravesend, Kent, made her first appearance on last night's show as part of a duo, called Silver Rock, with 22-year-old Jerrie Dila but the judges decided to split them up and make them both perform solo in front of thousands of fans at Wembley Arena.

The teenager, who admitted she was "so, so, so nervous", dashed off stage to her family after forgetting the words to her version of Whitney Houston's I Have Nothing and needed a reminder from show host Dermot O'Leary before going back on and wowing the crowd.

Judge Gary Barlow told her she had "potential beyond belief", while Louis Walsh said she could be better than Leona Lewis and Alexandra Burke - two of the show's previous stars.

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