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‘The X Factor’ whittles down to 32 contestants, live performances coming soon

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Written by : published Sunday 9th October 2011

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Things are really heating up over at Simon Cowell’s new show, “The X Factor.”  The contestants have whittled down to 32 and the first live performances are on the horizon.  The next episode, to air on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 is called the “Boot Camp” episode as the contestants will being mentoring with the judges.  Paula Abdul will mentor the groups, Nicole Sherzinger will mentor those age 30 and over; L.A. Reid will mentor the boys and Simon Cowell will mentor the girls.

Here is a lineup of the 32 contestants and how they will be divided on October 12.

Groups mentoring with Paula Abdul

Stereo Hogzz
4 Shore
The Brewer Boys
Illusion Confusion
The Anser


Contestants over 30 mentoring with Nichole Sherzinger

Elaine Gibbs
Tiger Budbill
Leroy Bell
James Kenney
Josh Krajcik
Christa Collins
Dexter Haygood
Stacy Francis


Male contestants mentoring with L.A. Reid

Brennin Hunt
Brian Bradley
Skyelor Anderson
Nick Voss
Tim Cifers
Phillip Lomax
Marcus Canty
Chris Rene

Female contestants mentoring with Simon Cowell

Caitlin Koch
Tora Woloshin
Simone Battle
Drew Ryniewicz
Rachel Crow
Jazzlyn Little
Melanie Amaro
Tiah Tolliver


There will also be a surprise celebrity guest mentor added to the rounds PT. called the “Judge’s Homes.”  The episodes will kick off on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 from 8:00 – 9:30 pm, ET/PT and on Thursday, October 13, 2011 from 8:00 – 10:00 pm.  A special episode will air on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 from 8:00 -9:30 pm, ET.  On Tuesday, October 25, 2011, from 8:00-10:00 pm, ET, the first live episode will air.  The episode will be tape delayed on the West Coast.

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