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The X Factor

  • Episode: 

    21 of 22

  • Title: 

    Live 9: semi-finals
  • Transmission (TX): 

    Sat 07 Dec 2013
  • TX Confirmed: 

    No
  • Time: 

    8.15pm - 9.45pm
  • Week: 

    Week 50 2013 : Sat 07 Dec - Fri 13 Dec
  • Channel: 

    ITV
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The X Factor’s spectacular Live Shows continue tonight with the finalists once again lining up to perform in front of the live studio audience and millions of viewers at home. 
 
As The X Factor reaches the semi-final stage tonight the contestants are closer than ever to securing a coveted spot in the Live Final and being crowned The X Factor 2013 winner. 
 
Each of the contestants will perform two songs in an attempt to impress both the judges and viewers and win a place on stage at The X Factor Final. 
 
The two contestants who poll the lowest in the viewers’ vote will face the dreaded sing-off on Sunday night.
 
Ever popular Dermot O'Leary presides over proceedings while judges and mentors Louis Walsh, Sharon Osbourne, Gary Barlow and Nicole Scherzinger take their seats behind the judges’ desk to battle it out with their contestants. Louis has the Boys, Sharon the Overs, Gary the Groups and Nicole the Girls.
 
Nicole Sherzinger and Girls category to justin.jeffreys@itv.com
 
Sharon Osbourne and Overs category to justin.jeffreys@itv.com
 
Gary Barlow and the Groups category to rachel.hardy@thames.tv
 
Louis Walsh and the Boys category to hannah.lamden@sycoentertainment.com
 
The Xtra Factor to hannah.lamden@sycoentertainment.com