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Weston-super-Mare Pier gets the X Factor

This week Weston-super-Mare was visited by boy band, Overload. The boys wowed the X Factor judges with their performance at the weekend.

The young five-piece are one of the favourites to make it through to the live finals. They have embarked on a tour of the country to try and show off what they can do.

The band is aged between 17 and 20. Ollie Garland, who comes from Bristol, says the band were ecstatic to have received positive comments from Simon Cowell - but need to assure him they are not trying to copy anyone else.

Ollie, along with other band mates Joey, Andy, Jordi and Ryan, got a standing ovation from the audience in last week's episode. Mel B even said they are the best boy band the judges have seen this year.

After making it through the live auditions at Wembley the boys are preparing for the next stage of the competition; Bootcamp.

The X Factor Wembley Arena auditions continue on ITV on Saturday, September 20, 8:00pm.

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Boy Band Overload wow X Factor judges

Overload were a a huge hit with the judges on ITV talent show the X Factor.

Bristol boy Ollie Garland and the other band members sailed into the next round.

The band performed their own song, called No, No, No. Judges said they were one of the best boy bands in the competition with Louis saying the song could be a hit.

Overload is made up of Ollie, Joey, Andy, Jordi, and Ryan.

Overload performing at Weston-super-Mare Credit: ITV

X Factor heads to Bristol

The X Factor Mobile Audition Tour arrives in Bristol. Credit: Talkback Thames/Syco

X Factor comes to Bristol today. The show's Mobile Audition Tour is hitting Cabot Circus.

Organisers say today's event is being run on a first come, first served basis and they cannot guarantee singers will get an audition but if you end up impressing their team you might get to appear in front of Simon Cowell in the summer!

Somerset boyband member through to next round

Matt Cahill - wearing the Choose Life t-shirt - is in the band "Kingsland Road" Credit: ITV/The X Factor

24-year-old Matt Cahill from Chard is one fifth of the boyband "Kingsland Road", one of the finalists in ITV's X Factor competition.

The group sailed through the first of the live shows with their rendition of Wham's "I'm Your Man".

Jahmene sings for his old employer

Jahmene Douglas has recorded a carol for Asda Credit: ITV West

X Factor runner-up Jahmene Douglas has landed his first singing job since returning to his old employer in Swindon. The former shelf stacker has recorded a version of Silent Night for a special online advert for Asda.

He said he recorded the track as a way of saying thank-you to everyone who voted for him. Jahmene said: "It was an amazing feeling to record my first song in the studio that wasn't for the show. I feel blessed to have had this opportunity and can't wait to see what the future holds."

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What's next for X Factor finallist Jahmene?

Swindon's finest Jahmene Douglas is plotting his musical future after finishing second in ITV's The X Factor. The Wiltshire singer was beaten in last night's final and is planning to release a gospel album next year.

Today it's emerged the former supermarket worker consistently finished in second place during the weeks of public voting. Our Wiltshire reporter Robert Murphy has the story.

Jahmene Douglas in X Factor Final Two

Jahmene Douglas switched on the Christmas lights in Swindon last week Credit: ITV News

Swindon's Jahmene Douglas will go head to head with James Arthur in tonight's final of the X Factor after Christopher Maloney was voted out of the competition.

Prior to the contest he patrolled the aisles of Asda in Swindon, marking down products as they neared their best-before limit, but viewers clearly don't think he's reached his sell-by date.

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