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The X Factor: Series 7 - Elimination - 3

The remaining finalists perform live for the third time. This week's theme is Guilty Pleasures. After each act has performed the judges give their verdicts on what they have heard. Matt, One Direction, Aidan and Katie really manage to impress the judges this week. At the end of the show the phone lines are opened for tonight's public vote.

Episode Info

Episode number: 7x15
Airdate: Saturday October 23rd, 2010
Special Airtime: 07:45 pm

Director: Jonathan Bullen

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9/10 (1 Vote cast)
Guest Stars
Brian FriedmanBrian Friedman
As Himself

Co-Guest Stars
Peter DicksonPeter Dickson
voiced Announcer
Main Cast
Simon CowellSimon Cowell
As Judge
Louis WalshLouis Walsh
As Judge
Cheryl ColeCheryl Cole
As Judge
Matt CardleMatt Cardle
As Himself
One DirectionOne Direction
As Themselves
Cher LloydCher Lloyd
As Herself
Mary ByrneMary Byrne
As Herself
As Himself
Katie WaissellKatie Waissell
As Herself
Aiden GrimshawAiden Grimshaw
As Himself
Treyc CohenTreyc Cohen
As Herself
Belle AmieBelle Amie
As Themselves
John AdeleyeJohn Adeleye
As Himself


Tonight fighting for their spot in the next round are Dannii’s picks: Matt Cardle Paij Richardson, Aiden Grimshaw. Louis’ picks: John Adeleye, Mary Byrne and Wagner. Cheryl’s picks: Rebecca Ferguson, Cher Lloyd, Katie Waissel and Treyc Cohen. Simon’s picks: Belle Amie and One Direction. The show opens with Dermot coming out and introducing the judges. ..

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ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Aiden GrimshawDiamonds Are Forever 
Belle AmieI'll Stand by You 
Cher LloydNo Diggity / Shout 
John AdeleyeZoom 
Katie WaisselI Wan'na Be Like You (The Monkey Song) 
Mary ByrneI (Who Have Nothing) 
Matt Cardle...Baby One More Time 
One DirectionNobody Knows 
Paije RichardsonAin't Nobody 
Rebecca FergusonWhy Don't You Do Right? 
Treyc CohenWhole Lotta Love 
Wagner CarrilhoSpice Up Your Life 

Episode Quotes
Dannii: (to Paije) You have arrived! You had a real sparkle in your eye this week.

Simon: (to Katie) I liked you last week, I absolutely loved you this week!

Louis: (to Matt) That version could be a Number 1 hit record!

Simon: (to Wagner) Wagner, it was more guilt than pleasure!

Other Episode Crew

CreatorSimon Cowell
Executive ProducerNigel Hall  |  Richard Holloway  |  Claire Horton
Warning: The X Factor season 7 episode 15 guide may contain spoilers
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