The X Factor: The Band Auditions kick-off in STYLE!

WHAT. A. START! The X Factor: The Band's search for a new girl group or boy band has begun.

Judges Simon and Nicole were joined by the music industry's finest, as they listened to hopefuls from across the UK and Ireland, all hoping to make it through to the Arena Auditions.

Sit back, relax and enjoy some of the best moments so far...

What is X Factor: The Band?

One Direction, Little Mix, Fifth Harmony. Global household names that were formed, moulded and collectively sold 400 million records. Their history rooted in the X Factor!

But what goes into making a world-dominating band? Enter The X Factor: The Band, lifting the lid on the entire process and journey of creating a band! You're coming along for the ride with Simon and Nicole, where either a girl group or boy band will be crowned the nation’s new pop sensations… in just a matter of weeks!

The X Factor: The Band is here!

Skyrocketing bands to the heights of superstardom is what X Factor does best! Come and join Simon, Nicole and panel of music industry experts as they scour the UK for the next world-dominating talent to create a supergroup ready to take the world by storm!

X Factor: The Band starts Monday 9th December, 8.30pm ITV & STV