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The X Factor: Series 8 - Elimination - 6

Dermot reveals that Frankie has left the competition for breaching the rules. He also reveals that he will be replaced by either James Michael, Amelia Lily, 2 Shoes or Jonjo Kerr who were eliminated in week one via a public vote. This week's theme is Lady Gaga vs. Queen. The remaining finalists perform live for the sixth time hoping to impress the judges and viewers at home. Dermot then reveals that Amelia Lily is the act that has been voted back into the competition. After Amelia has performed live on stage the phone lines are opened for tonight's public vote.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 8x22
Airdate: Saturday November 12th, 2011
Special Airtime: 08:15 pm

Director: Phil Heyes

Co-Guest Stars
Peter DicksonPeter Dickson
voiced Announcer
Main Cast
Louis WalshLouis Walsh
As Judge
Gary BarlowGary Barlow
As Judge
Little MixLittle Mix
As Themselves
Marcus CollinsMarcus Collins
As Himself
Amelia LilyAmelia Lily
As Herself
Misha BMisha B
As Herself
Janet DevlinJanet Devlin
As Herself
Craig ColtonCraig Colton
As Himself
Kitty BrucknellKitty Brucknell
As Herself
2 Shoes2 Shoes
As Themselves
Jonjo KerrJonjo Kerr
As Himself


After a little look at the finalists they reveal that Frankie Cocozza was fired from the competition and that Jonjo Kerr, 2 Shoes, James Michael, or Amelia Lily will have a chance to join Tulisa with The Groups: “Little Mix” , Louis with The Over 25s: Kitty Brucknell, Kelly with The Girls: Misha B. and Janet Devlin and Gary with The Boys: Craig Colton and Marcus Collins. Tonight is Lady Gaga vs. Queen tonight. He goes to the judges and Gary says that it is nice of him to allow the judges to get back in the game. They show a video of Frankie’s exit. They tell that the public need to vote in their favorite act. ..

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Episode Notes
The vote back in stats were as follows:-

Amelia Lily: 48.8%
James Michael: 26.7%
JonJo Kerr: 13.2%
2 Shoes: 11.3%

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Amelia Lily OliverThe Show Must Go On 
Craig ColtonPaparazzi 
Janet DevlinSomebody To Love 
Kitty BrucknellDon’t Stop Me Now 
Little Mix (Rhythmix)Telephone / Radio Gaga 
Marcus CollinsAnother One Bites The Dust 
Misha BartonBorn This Way 

Episode Quotes
Tulisa: (to Kitty) It was divaish, energetic and even a bit camp. It was a great opening to the show!

Louis: (to Craig) You've got stage presence and you still remind me of a young Gary Barlow.

Louis: (to Little Mix) I think Little Mix big future!

Kelly: (to Amelia) Welcome freakin' back!

Other Episode Crew

CreatorSimon Cowell
Executive ProducerNigel Hall  |  Richard Holloway  |  Claire Horton
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