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The X Factor Talent TV Show

Updated on December 6, 2012

The X Factor UK 2012

It's that time again! That time when all wannabe popstars queue for hours to audition for the X Factor 2012.

What a series the X Factor has been so far. Auditions came and went with huge speculation about who the final line up of XFactor judges will be. The 4th judge for UK X Factor was eventually confirmed as Pussy Cat Doll and ex- X Factor USA judge, Nicole Scherzinger. She has been paid a reported £750,000 for the honour, and let's face it, for that much, I would do it!

Rumours have gone round that it would be guest Judge Geri Halliwell, or that Cheryl Cole would return to a judge for the X Factor once again...and ah-ha...as we have seen from Judges houses...Cheryl Cole HAS made a return, but only as a guest mentor Judge to help her pal, Gary awww.

So, now we're at Judges Houses after a very exciting and dramatic Boot Camp, which started off with a third getting culled, before they had even sung a note!

Drama at Judges houses followed, when one of the groups who had been sent through, couldn't go due to visa problems...so we ROUGH COPY out of the picture, the door was opened for UNION J (formerly Triple J) and TIMES RED to go through instead - meaning that THE GROUPS now have 7 in their category...DRAAAAMA!

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So, for any fan of the X Factor, this page is for you. Enjoy.

Who are this years Judges for X Factor 2012 Series 9

X Factor Judges
X Factor Judges

The X Factor Judges in the UK

So who do we have currently Judging X Factor UK:

  • Louis Walsh (from series 1 - present)

  • Gary Barlow (from series 8 - present)

  • Tulisa Contostavlos (from series 8 - present)

  • Nicole Scherzinger (from series 9 - present)

The X Factor Guest Judges at Audition Stage have been:

Is Louis Walsh past it now?

Louis Walsh has been doing The X Factor for 9 series and has never won...is it time he retired from the Show?

Which X Factor contestants made it to the Final 12?

Who stood out at Auditions?

X Factor (series 9) Auditions

The X Factor has started in the UK, and we are in full swing of the auditions. A few have stood out - some for the wrong reasons - but the XFactor auditions have been very entertaining. So what comes after the X Factor auditions? We have Boot Camp, then Judges Houses, then finally the live shows! 2012 is going to be a massive year for X Factor, I can feel it!

My FAVOURITE X Factor Audition...Carolynne is back!!

I was so excited to see Carolyn Poole is back! She was the final audition shown - and what a way to end the auditions! You may or may not know, but she got to judges houses last year, but didn't get through...but now she's back and better than ever! Go Carolynne!

Here are some of XFactor 2012's most memorable auditions!

You can visit the X Factor UK's official youtube page here.

Who is in Gary's Category for X Factor 2012?

Gary has the THE OVERS category. He also has guest judge to help him, as Cheryl Cole, previous XFactor judge herself...awkward!

In Gary's category, at judges houses, he has:

CHRISTOPHER MALONEY

BRAD SHACKLETON

MELANIE MASSON

KYE SONES

CAROLYNNE POOLE

NICOLA-MARIE

Meet the FINAL 6 OVERS here

Who is in Louis's Category for X Factor 2012?

Louis has the THE GROUPS category - of course he does, as if he would have a different category this year! He also has guest judge to help him, as Sharon Osbourne, another previous XFactor judge herself!

In Louis's category, at judges houses, he has:

POISONOUS TWIN

MITSOTU

MK1

DUKE

UNION J (formerly Triple J)

GMD3

TIMES RED

Meet the FINAL 7 GROUPS by clicking here

Who is in Tulisa's Category for X Factor 2012?

It was a shocker last year, when Tulisa was given the groups - Louis ALWAYS get the groups - it worked though, because she won! Tulisa took girl group Little Mix to victory!

But for 2012, Tulisa's category is THE GIRLS - and she seemed utterly delighted with her category too!

Joining her as a guest judge, is the ever-so talented rapper, rnb all rounder, Tinie Temper! Tulisa's category at Judges Houses is made up of:

AMY MOTTRAM

LEANNE ROBINSON

JADE COLLINS

LUCY SPRAGGAN

ELLA HENDERSON

JADE ELLIS

Meet the FINAL 6 GIRLS here

Who is in Nicole's Category for X Factor 2012?

As predicted, and undoubtably, there were tears...she cried A LOT last year, in the US version of the show. My money was on her getting the under's girl category, but close, she got THE BOYS.

Nicole will be choosing from the following at Judges Houses this week, with guest mentor, Ne-yo:

JAKE QUICKENDEN

JAHMENE DOUGLAS

RYLAN CLARK

JAMES ARTHUR

ADAM BURRIDGE

NATHAN FAGAN-GAYLE

Meet the FINAL 6 BOYS by clicking here

Who from X Factor will be sent through to LIVE shows???????

So, who are the X Factor reigning champions?

What other X Factor Judges might I know from other countries?

The X Factor Judges in the USA

Currently

Simon Cowell (from season 1 - present)

L.A. Reid (from season 1 - present)

Britney Spears (from season 2 - present)

Demi Lovato (from season 2 - present)

The X Factor Judges in Australia

Currently

Mel B

Ronan Keating

Natalie Bassingthwaighte

Guy Sebastian

Do you love the X Factor UK? Or even Season 2 of the X Factor US? Who's your favourite Judge and Contestant?

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