X Factor 2014: Meet the finalists

On Sunday night, we finally found out which acts made it to the final 12 in this year’s X Factor 2014 live shows.

Simon Cowell decided that the Over 25s groups would consist of Jay James, Ben Haenow and Fleur East while Cheryl Cole's Girls were whittled down to Lauren Platt, Stephanie Nala and Chloe Jasmine.

Meanwhile, Louis Walsh's Groups are Blonde Electric, The New Boy Band and Only The Young while Mel B decided that Andrea Faustini, Jack Quickenden and Paul Akister would make her final three acts.

With the Boys' group proving to be firm favourites to win
, the pressure is on for the hopefuls to impress at the live shows next Saturday.

HELLO! Online have created a gallery of this year’s finalists ahead of the live final showdown.


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