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Saturday, 8 September 2012

Christopher Maloney's audition

Christopher Maloney's The X Factor UK 2012 Audition Bette Midler's The Rose

When Christopher took to the stage, he was shaking like a leaf and suffering from a serious case of stage-fright. Watch as the shy singer overcomes his nerves to give a show-stopping performance that'll induce more goosebumps than you can shake a stick at.

Jason Viet Tien's

Jason Viet Tien's The X Factor UK 2012 audition Whitney Houston's I Have Nothing

Jason Viet Tien is a massive fan of Tulisa (oops, we mean 'Tulisha'). In fact, his three favourite words are 'I. Love. Tulisha.' In addition to serenading 'Tulisha' with Whitney, the smooth operator wooed her with a kiss and some flowers. Could Tulisa have a new toy boy on her hands? Watch this space...

Times Red's X Factor UK 2012 Audition Video week 4

Times Red's X Factor UK 2012 Audition Video week 4

Watch Times Red sing Rehab by Amy Winehouse

What happens when you combine ridic levels of buffness with beat boxing? You get an awesome Audition, that's what! Watch as the Abercrombie and Fitch employees lift those shirts (yes please!) and win the Judges over with an outta this world remix of rehab.

Geri Halliwell and Gary Barlow X Factor Judges week 4

Geri Halliwell and Gary Barlow X Factor Judges week 4

And in the blue corner... Put two pop heavyweights in a room together and sparks will undoubtedly fly. Fortunately for us, Geri and Gary didn't disappoint. Watch as the testy twosome squabble over singers and get catty over chart positions. Miaow!

The X Factor UK 2012 Auditions "The IT Girls" (Spice Girls)

The X Factor UK 2012 Auditions "The IT Girls" (Spice Girls)

Watch IT Girls sing Stop by The Spice Girls

IT Girls LOVE The Spice Girls. So imagine their delight upon seeing the originator of Girl Power, Ginger Spice, on the panel. The Wannabes, however, split the Judges; Geri thought they were fan-tastic while Gary found them Too Much.

Sunday, 2 September 2012

Melanie Masson's audition - Janis Joplin's Cry Baby

Melanie Masson's audition - Janis Joplin's Cry Baby

Melanie Masson rocks out to Janis Joplin's Cry Baby

Watch as Melanie Masson owns the stage with a powerful take on Janis Joplin's Cry Baby...

Her day job may involve dressing up a fairy but Melanie Masson required no magic dust to cast a spell over our Judges. Her rocked up rendition of Cry Baby left our Judges almost welling up themselves with Tulisa telling her: 'That's HOW you do an audition.' High praise indeed.

Joseph Whelan's audition - Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love

Joseph Whelan's audition - Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love

Joseph Whelan wows with Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin

Watch Joseph Whelan unleash his inner rock god with a smashing version of Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin...

No wonder our Judges (particularly Mel B and Tulisa) were falling over themselves to heap praise on Joseph Whelan. The doting dad not only smashes things up with tools (err, how HOT is that?) but he also has the stage presence of a rock god. Wow.

Alison Brunton's audition - Lady Gaga's The Edge Of Glory

Alison Brunton's audition - Lady Gaga's The Edge Of Glory

Alison Brunton gets into the groove with Lady Gaga's Edge Of Glory

Watch mum-of-two Alison Brunton get down to Lady Gaga's Edge Of Glory...

In case you didn't know, Alison Brunton is desperately seeking Madonna. Channelling the queen of pop, the mum-of-two gave it her all on stage. The Judges may have been nonplussed but at least she got a hug off Gary, prompting an embarrassing PDA for her kids.

Jake Quickenden's audition - Kings of Leons' Use Somebody

Jake Quickenden's audition - Kings of Leons' Use Somebody

Jake Quickenden belts out Use Somebody by the Kings Of Leon

Watch lifeguard Jake Quickenden make a splash with Kings Of Leon's Use Somebody...

Isn't life a beach for hunky lifeguard Jake Quickenden? In addition to wowing the Judges, the shore thing went down swimmingly well with all the ladies in the house.
Mouth-to-mouth, anyone?

Nicola Marie's audition - Taylor Dayne's Tell It To My Heart

Nicola Marie's audition - Taylor Dayne's Tell It To My Heart

Watch Nicola Marie do the splits in time to Taylor Dayne's Tell It To My Heart...

Split's not easy being Nicola Marie! Her energetic routine divided the Judges with Gary telling the chatterbox she was dated. But Mel B was a big fan, saying: 'I proper loved it. It was full-on!