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The X Factor: Series 8 - Elimination - 8

The remaining finalists perform live for the eighth time hoping to impress the judges and viewers at home. This week each act has to perform twice and the theme is Heroes and Guilty Pleasures. Tonight's stand out performances come from Amelia and Misha. At the end of the show the phone lines are opened for tonight's public vote.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 8x26
Airdate: Saturday November 26th, 2011
Special Airtime: 08:00 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


Gary and Marcus Collins, Kelly and The Girls: Misha B., Janet Devlin and Amelia Lily and Tulisa and “Little Mix” are up to sing tonight and this week they are going to be singing two songs. They are going to be singing songs from their heroes and “guilty” pleasures. The judges get in and take their seats to await the competitors. Louis says that he wants to see the best of the best. ..

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ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Amelia Lily OliverSince You Been Gone 
Amelia Lily OliverChina In Your Hand 
Janet DevlinUnder The Bridge 
Janet DevlinMMMBop 
Little Mix (Rhythmix)Baby / Where Did Our Love Go 
Little Mix (Rhythmix)Beautiful 
Marcus CollinsI’m Your Man by Wham 
Marcus CollinsLately 
Misha BartonGirls Just Wanna Have Fun 
Misha BartonKilling Me Softly 

Episode Quotes
Tulisa: (to Misha) This is the best week you ever had, double wammy!

Louis: (to Janet) It is all about the voice with you and that is what we are looking for.

Louis: (to Amelia) I think that song choice was absolutely incredible, I think that could that could be a massive number one record again.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorSimon Cowell
Executive ProducerNigel Hall  |  Richard Holloway  |  Claire Horton
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