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...

Will Pike does it better than Bieber!

Care home crooner Will Pike sets the bar high with an Audition that super-producer Naughty Boy thinks is better than Justin Bieber! Is his Billie Eilish 'Bad Guy' remix enough to get him through to the stage of the competition?