Simon Cowell

Mr Cowell returns to The X Factor panel this year, meaning there was nowhere to hide for our new bunch of singing hopefuls! Can he score another winner like Leona? Watch his space!

EasyLife want Simon to say take a seat!

Brad and Sarah, aka EasyLife, may have fallen in love through music but, will Simon feel the same way after their rendition of Say Something by A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera?

And, with Simon branding their song choice "genius", he awards them his fifth seat! But... can they keep it?

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Lemonade are here and ready to fight for a chair

Lemonade take on Beyoncé’s I Was Here in a bid to convince Simon to give them a chair but, will he offer them a place in his final six?

Nicole feels they are more prepared than rivals Beau Road, and with Simon making his mind up from the minute they started singing, it's time for Lemonade to TAKE. A. SEAT.

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Simon shows The Cutkelvins some love and a seat!

Family group The Cutkelvins set the bar with their version of Robin S’ Show Me Love and when Louis brands them “the future”, will Simon agree?

With the trio getting the biggest reaction from the audience so far, there’s only one place The Cutkelvins are going… chair number 3!

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Will Beau Road be singing their way straight to a seat?

Girl group Beau Road come out fighting for a place in Simon’s top six with their version of Paula Abdul’s Straight Up.

Nicole isn’t sure if they’re ready but lucky for the girls, it’s Simon who’s in the hot seat! And, when he notices that they’ve got a lot of support from the crowd, have they done enough?

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Can Afro-Swagg Azonto their way to a chair?

It’s Simon, the chief of The X Factor’s, turn in the hot seat but can Afro-Swagg bag a chair with their cover of Fuse ODG’s Azonto?

With the boss not a massive fan of their performance and with Nicole and Louis urging him to give them a chance, we’re on the edge of our seats as Simon makes his big decision…

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Preview: Afro-Swagg take on Fuse ODG for seat

It’s Simon and the Groups turn to face the Six Chair Challenge, but can Afro-Swagg manage to Azonto their way to a place at Judges’ Houses?

Tune into The X Factor tomorrow, 14th October, at 8.15pm on ITV to find out…

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Tracyleanne gives her all

Tracyleanne Jefford goes big with The Ronettes’ classic Be My Baby. Will it be the right song to show off her massive voice?

With support from her family in the audience and Simon calling her performance ‘deliciously retro’, it looks like we’ll be hearing more from Tracyleanne!

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Knock Knock. Who’s there? Rak-Su!

Looking very much at home on the big stage, Rak-Su perform their original song Knock Knock. Will the Judges be open to them?

Nicole thinks the song needed a bigger chorus, but it looks like opportunity’s come knocking for the band. They’re through to the Six Chair Challenge!

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