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The X Factor: Series 9 - Final

Dermot presents the final live from Manchester where Christopher, Jahmene and James perform hoping to impress both the judges and the viewers at home. All of the eliminated acts return to perform live on stage together. Each of the finalists have to perform with their mentors as well as singing an individual song. Kelly Clarkson, Rita Ora and Kylie Minogue also perform live on the show. The phone lines are frozen and Dermot reveals that Jahmene and James have the most amount of votes leaving Christopher in third place and eliminated from the competition. The phone lines are then reopened for the remaining two acts.


Episode Info


Episode number: 9x30
Airdate: Saturday December 08th, 2012
Special Airtime: 08:00 pm

Director: Phil Heyes


  • Currently 8/10
8/10 (1 Vote cast)
Guest Stars
Caroline Flack
As Herself
Recurring
Kelly Clarkson
As Herself
Recurring
Kylie Minogue
As Herself
Recurring
Rita Ora
As Herself
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Peter Dickson
voiced Announcer
Recurring
Main Cast
Louis Walsh
As Judge
Gary Barlow
As Judge

Recap

The Finals are here and James Arthur, Jahmene Douglas and Christopher Maloney are going to have to give it their all in front of 10,000 people. With the prize of 100,000 and a recording contract on the line, the pressure is on. Dermot O’Leary comes out and says that the acts are going to have to sing for their lives. They also have Kylie Minogue, Rita Ora and Kelly Clarkson performing tonight. The night kicks off with the finalists of the season coming out and singing a medley of hits. Lucy Spraggan is among them. The final 3 come out. After the performance, Dermott talks to the Final 3 and they say that they are excited to be in the Finals. One act will be leaving the competition tonight. ..

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Episode Notes
Week 10 FREEZE

James Arthur 51.7%

Jahmene Douglas 31.5%

Christopher Maloney 16.8%



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Christopher MaloneyFlashdance... What a Feeling 
Christopher Maloney / Gary BarlowRule the World 
Jahmene Douglas / Nicole ScherzingerThe Greatest Love of All 
Jahméne DouglasMove On Up 
James ArthurFeeling Good 
James Arthur / Nicole ScherzingerMake You Feel My Love 
Kelly ClarksonBreakaway 
Kylie MinogueCan't Get You Out of My Head 
Rita OraR.I.P. 


Episode Quotes
Nicole: (to Christopher) Enjoy this moment right now because I know how much you have thought to be here!

Tulisa: (to James) You are everything this competition should represent in 2012, everything!

Louis: (to Jahmene) You remind me of a little Luther Vandross.



Warning: The X Factor season 9 episode 30 guide may contain spoilers
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