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!

Rak-Su bring the heat with original song Palm Tree

Myles may only have eyes for Cheryl, but it’s Simon who Rak-Su will need to impress for a place at Live Shows. Will he be a fan of their original track, Palm Tree?

Cheryl believes they've got global appeal and with Simon agreeing that their timing couldn’t be better, it seems they are both feelin' Rak-Su!

Can Jack & Joel get the party started for Simon and Cheryl?

Dynamic duo Jack & Joel deliver a medley of Pink’s Get The Party Started and Missy Elliott’s Get Ur Freak On, complete with original rap – but, can they wow Simon and Cheryl?

With Simon left wanting to listen to them for hours, Cheryl agrees they are interesting but does’t think they “pop like the others”. And, with Chezza stating Simon is “screwed” when it comes to his decision, which way will he go?

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s the New Girl Band’s turn to impress

The New Girl Band take centre stage with Labrinth’s Misbehaving as they give it their all for a spot in Simon’s top three.

While Simon believes there’s a lot of work to do, he also thinks they are “really talented”. And, with Cheryl declaring it’s the “most exciting” Judges’ Houses she’s ever done, it seems Simon has some VERY tough choices to make!

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Will Simon be full of praise for Lemonade?

Lemonade face Simon and Cheryl with an a cappella version of Hannah Grace’s Praise You in a bid to secure a place at Live Shows.

And, with the girls earning Simon's respect after not going down the obvious root with their efforts, will they be in his final three?

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What. Just. Happened? Here's what went down at the Six Chair Challenge

Ah Sharon, you've got to love the thrills and spills of the Six Chair Challenge...

There were seats, there were swaps and of course, there were sing-offs as Simon, Nicole and Louis faced the Six Chair Challenge to decide on the six Contestants they would each be taking through to Judges' Houses!

We've only just about recovered from the drama! But, if you need a recap, here's who made it...