»X Factor 2011 Auditions«
Sunday, 12 December, 2010

Matt Cardle and Rebecca Ferguson in the X Factor final – 1 Direction Out

1 Direction left the X Factor tonight in third place, after polling a lower number of votes that either Matt or Rebecca.

1 Direction were formed by Simon Cowell from the solo boys deemed not good enough to proceed on their on. They commented “for me the whole journey has been absolutely incredible”. Zane from the group vowed that they would continue as a group, and their mentor Simon Cowell said that this was ‘just the beginning, not the end’.

X Factor Winners Song Choices

On tonight’s final, the contestants will be singing their audition songs we reported on Thursday, as well as their winner’s song selections. In a break with X Factor tradition, each contestant will have a different song as their choice for the winner’s single.

Here’s what they’ll be singing:

Matt Cardle – When We Collide
Rebecca Ferguson – Distant Dreamer
1 Direction – Young Forever

Saturday, 11 December, 2010

X Factor Final song choices: Contestant’s Pick

Each contestant will be singing three songs tonight. Yesterday we revealed the rumoured final duet songs, and on Thursday we brought you the audition songs they’ll be singing. Here’s their third selection, of the contestant’s own choosing:

Matt Cardle – Here With Me
Cher Lloyd – Boom! Shake The Room / Whip My Hair
Rebecca Ferguson – Like A Star
1 Direction – Your Song

Friday, 10 December, 2010

Duet Song Choices

We revealed yesterday the audition song choices. The contestants will also be doing a duet with a superstar for the final on Saturday, and here’s what they’ll be singing:

Matt Cardle and Rihanna – Umbrella
Cher Lloyd and will.i.am – Check It Out
Rebecca Ferguson and Christina Aguilera – Beautiful
1 Direction and Robbie Williams – She’s The One