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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