The X Factor Final 16: Our Predictions…PLUS Photos From Judges’ Houses!

Our Predictions for the X Factor final 16! There’s just a few days left until we find out just who – out of the thousands that applied – will be appearing on the X Factor live shows! There are currently 32 contestants in the competition, and the judges will need to whittle down their categories […]

Our Predictions for the X Factor final 16!

There’s just a few days left until we find out just who – out of the thousands that applied – will be appearing on the X Factor live shows! There are currently 32 contestants in the competition, and the judges will need to whittle down their categories to just four each. It’s going to be tough with so many talented hopefuls! Here’s who WE think will make the final 16! Do you agree?

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Girls – Mentored by Kelly Rowland


Janet Devlin


She’s been a favourite since the beginning, and Kelly would be a fool to leave Irish Janet out of her final four. We’re pretty sure that won’t happen though, the 16-year-old’s unique singing voice has reduced Kelly to tears on several occasions!

Jade Richards


Jade wowed the judges with her rendition of Adele’s “Someone Like You”, and has sailed through boot camp since then. Her soft yet powerful voice would be brilliant to watch on the live shows!

Amelia Lily


16-year-old Amelia is a pre-packaged pop star! Her distinctive style and complete confidence make her a dead-cert for the final 16, in our opinion!

Sophie Habibis


Sophie hasn’t featured massively on the show so far, but what we have seen, we’ve loved! She’s humble which will go down well with the voting public, and has a bit of a sob-story which may encourage Kelly to put her through.

Boys – Mentored by Gary Barlow


Frankie Cocozza


‘Ladies’ man’ Frankie may be a bit of a player, but he can really sing! Plus he’s got the ‘likeability’ factor that all the judges keep banging on about.

Joe Cox


Slightly awkward at times, Joe has slipped under the radar slightly in the run up to this weeks ‘Judges Houses’ show. However, we think Gary will love his distinctive voice, which sets him apart from his fellow contestants.

Marcus Collins


This guy has serious soul. His smooth vocals and great dance moves make him much more versatile than some of the other guys – and we’ve never seen someone so confident!

Craig Colton


Craig can belt out a ballad like no one else, apart from Mr Barlow himself, perhaps! His cheeky ways could also make for great entertainment on the live shows.

Groups – Mentored by Tulisa


The Keys


The Keys have been the most prominent group in the competition so far, and manage to put a contemporary twist on the ‘boyband’ format. Not only that, but they can really harmonise!

2 Shoes


The ditzy Essex duo are so entertaining, that we’re pretty sure Tulisa won’t be able to resist putting these two through to the live shows!

The Lovettes


Originally three solo contestants, Put in to a group by the Judges, the Lovette’s could be the X Factor’s answer to the Sugababes! They’re feisty, cute – and have brilliant voices.

The Risk

Another group put together by the judges, The Risk are a bit like One Direction and The Wanted combined – and look how well those two groups have done!

Overs – Mentored by Louis Walsh


Terry Winstanley


We love Terry! Not only can he hold a tune, but granddad Terry can really hold a tune! The voting public will love him.

Carolynne Poole


Carolynne is down-to-earth but has the voice of a superstar diva! Louis has said how much he likes her previously, and we think we’ll definitely see her in the live shows.

Johnny Robinson


Even if Johnny couldn’t sing a note, we’d still want Louis to put him in his final four! We just can’t get enough of the Harrow-born hopeful – who has us cracking up with his hilarious wit! Oh, and he really can hold a tune.

Kitty Brucknell


Ok, so Kitty is slightly annoying, and we’re never quite sure just WHAT she’s going to do next…but you can’t deny the woman can sing! Not only that, but she’ll be brilliantly entertaining – and Louis does love a novelty act. Anyone remember Jedward?