One lucky act from each category will get this second chance and will appear on the live shows, starting on October 28.
The wildcard vote is open now, but will close at 1pm on Monday October 23.
He announced the news at the show's auditions in Wembley, telling fans (via ): "All these crazy things we used to do with themes have gone, no more jukeboxes, none of that rubbish this year."The public are smart enough to know what's real – that's what we are focusing on this year."There have also been reports that contestants will be encouraged to perform their own original songs this year, while it has also been claimed that there will no longer be performance-only Saturday live shows, with contestants voted off on Saturdays AND Sundays, and that the number of live weekend shows look set to be cut from ten to six, though this has yet to be officially confirmed by ITV. Remember when he took some time out in 2015, leaving the show in the hands of Olly Murs and Caroline Flack?
And could Louis Tomlinson make a return after his performance of the series last year? The show will now be on ITV every Saturday and Sunday until the series finishes. In the past, Simon has had a habit of kicking off the series on the last Saturday of August over the Bank Holiday weekend.This year, however, the series started a little later than usual as the programme is running for just 13 weeks, making it the shortest season ever.Although they are safe in the competition for now, the dup are far from favourites to win the competition.THE OVERS: Matt Linnen Odds of winning: 50/1Nicole said that he had an "amazing voice", and praised Kevin for being a lovely person. One wildcard will be chosen by the public for each category.The results are expected to be announced next weekend.
This year, Simon is delighted to be mentoring the groups.Lloyd Macey Odds of winning: 16/1"I see so much potential in you, and I know you're going to work hard," Louis told Lloyd as he revealed he was going through to the next stage of the competition.THE GIRLS: Rai-Elle Williams Odds of winning: 20/1Alisah has one of the best voices in the competition but her mentor Sharon is nervous her performances may be too musical theatre as opposed to X Factor. Odds of winning: 50/1The double act was brought back to the show as a Wild Card after getting eliminated at Judges' Houses.Original Episode # Prod # Air Date Titles _____ ______ ___________ ___________ ___________________________________________ Season 1 1.1-1 04 Sep 04 Series 1 - The Auditions 1 (115 min) 2.As the only female of the groups, Shereen was quizzed on what's it like being around all the men in the category.