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Dermot returns with the results of the first public vote of the series. All 16 of the finalists perform together live on stage. Usher performs live on the show. Last year's winner Joe McElderry also returns to perform his new single live on the show. Dermot then reveals which acts are safe and have made it through to next week. Katie, Nicolo and F.Y.D learn they are in the bottom three. Dermot then reveals that Nicolo has received the lowest amount of public votes and is out of the competition. F.Y.D and Katie then perform once again in the final showdown. The judges then decide to send F.Y.D home leaving Katie safe for another week.
Tonight is a double elimination and Dannii’s picks: Paij Richardson, Aiden Grimshaw, Matt Cardle, and Nicolo Festa. Louis’ picks: Wagner, Mary Byrne, Storm Lee, and John Adeleye. Cheryl’s picks: Treyc Cohen, Cher Lloyd, Katie Waissel, and Rebecca Ferguson. Simon’s picks: Diva Fever, Belle Amie, F.Y.D and One Direction are all in danger of being eliminated tonight. With special performances from Joe McElderry and Usher, tonight kicks off with Dermot O’ Leary comes out and introduces the judges to their seats. ..Read the full recap
Mary topped the public vote with 22.28% of the total votes cast.
If the second elimination had been down to the public vote then Katie would of been eliminated from the competition this week instead of F.Y.D.
The full voting stats this week were as follows:-
One Direction 10.04%
Diva Fever 2.28%
Belle Amie 2.13%