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The first set of nine semi finalists perform live in front of the judges and the audience. After each act has performed the judges give their views on what they have seen and heard. At the end of the show the phone lines are opened for the first public vote of the series. Whilst the public votes Tulisa performs live on stage. After the phone lines are close Ant and Dec reveal that The Mend, Ashley and Pudsey and Only Boys Aloud are in the top three. They then reveal that Ashley and Pudsey have topped the public vote and gained the first place in the final. The judges then are split in their decision on who else should make the final. After it goes back to the public vote Ant and Dec reveal that Only Boys Aloud have gained the second available spot.
With the Auditions over, it is time for the Semi-Finals as Analiza Ching, United We Stand, The Jive Aces, Ashleigh & Pudsey, Rachel Knowland, Zipparah Tafari, Lauren Thalia and The Mend and Only Boys Aloud come out to perform. There are 2 spaces in the LIVE Final and this means that 7 are going to be cut. Ant and Dec comes out lip singing to a Queen song. As they make their way to the stage. The judges come out and David is pretending to read Simon’s book. David says that he is happy because he is next to his Simon. Alesha says that her heart is beating for the acts. Amanda says that she is not scared to push the buzzer. Simon says that they are going to have an interesting time. Ant and Dec say that there is going to be a Wildcard pick for the Final as well. ..Read the full recap