There are thousands of odds now being offered on the various possible outcomes of the X Factor competition. The next show is on Saturday 1st November, ITV1, first at 7.30pm and then 9.50pm. There are seven weeks left – who do you think will be left by the end of it all? The bookies favourite is currently Diana Vickers. All prices were correct at time of publishing – please check prices before placing your bet.
Boys 14-24 mentored by Simon Cowell
Former 5Boyz band member, Drage has become something of a pin-up for the ladies.
The 16-year old from Dungiven in Ulster is “the one to beat” according to Louis Walsh.
Girls 14-24 mentored by Cheryl Cole
Alexandra Burke is still beaming on the back of the praise she received for her sizzling Candyman rendition. (Sky)
The student from Lancashire has been billed by the papers as a “wild-child”.
The builder’s daughter sang at the switching on of the Bolton lights alongside Peter Kay and got through her audition – even with a sore throat.
Over 25′s mentored by Dannii Minogue
Daniel was in the bottom two in week 3 with his performance of The Lady Is A Tramp (Frank Sinatra) not quite cutting the mustard. He has been “outed” as a “secret Dad of three” by Now magazine.
Rachel had her first child at 13 after putting herself into care, she’s turned her life around to sing on the X Factor but is it enough to get the top spot? Rachel is also Graham Norton’s favourite to win. She certainly blasts the other contestants away on the Hero song (click on link and scroll to the bottom of the page for the original).
Ruth was in the bottom two in week 2, with her rendition of “Purple Rain”, despite Cheryl saying that Ruth had “nailed it”.
Groups mentored by Louis Walsh
JB, Marvin Humes, Ortise Williams and Aston Merrygold are a group of dedicated songsters who have contacts with Simon Webbe, Trevor Nelson and MTV Base between them. Brought together by Ortise, they have been tipped by a G4 member to win this year.