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The X Factor is a British television music competition to find new singing talent. The fourteenth series began airing on ITV on 2 September 2017, presented by Dermot O'Leary. For the first time in seven years, the judging panel remained the same as the previous series, with Simon Cowell, Sharon Osbourne, Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh returning.[2] This is the first series not to include companion show The Xtra Factor, after it was cancelled in January 2017.[3] Its replacement is a programme called Xtra Bites presented by Becca Dudley on the ITV Hub. This is also the first series to be sponsored by Just Eat, with the show having being sponsored by TalkTalk since 2009,[4] as well as the second time the show has premiered in September, rather than August, since the first series in 2004.[5] Rak-Su won the competition on 3 December 2017 and they became the second group to win the competition and Simon Cowell became the winning mentor for the fourth time.

The X Factor
Series 14
Broadcast from2 September (2017-09-02) –
3 December 2017 (2017-12-03)
Judges
Presenter(s)Dermot O'Leary
Co-presenter(s)
Broadcaster
  • ITV
  • ITV Hub (Xtra Bites)
Finals venueExCeL London[1]
Winner
Rak-Su
OriginWatford
Song"Dimelo"
Genre(s)Hip hop
MentorSimon Cowell
Runner-up
Grace Davies
Chronology

Contents

Judges and presentersEdit

In December 2016, Louis Walsh confirmed he would continue to judge the series through 2018, stating he had signed through "the next two years".[6] That same month, both Sharon Osbourne and Nicole Scherzinger cast doubt on their return, with Osbourne citing her dual-work on The Talk, and Scherzinger stating: "I can't confirm that I'm going to [be back] but I think if I did return it would have to be with this panel because I'm really close with this panel. [...] I've really enjoyed myself and we're really close."[7][8] On 13 April 2017, Cowell announced his intentions to retain the same judging panel for the fourteenth series.[9] In June 2017, it was announced that the judging panel would remain the same as the previous series.[2]

Dermot O'Leary returned for his tenth series as presenter. On 23 June 2017, it was announced that Britain's Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon would appear as a guest judge for the first day of Manchester auditions, due to Scherzinger having a "previous diary commitment".[10] Five days later, on 28 June, it was announced that Dixon would once again appear as a guest judge, this time for Osbourne, who was unavailable due to a long-standing back injury.[11] Cowell arrived late to 4 July 2017, auditions in London, due to an illness.[12] On 29 October 2017, Dixon reappeared as a guest judge on the Sunday live show, this time filling in for Cowell, who was absent recovering from an injury during the weekend.

Selection processEdit

On 4 July, it was reported that there would be major changes to the show this year. Auditions are taking place in Thorpe Park, bootcamp would take place in front of an audience and there would be six weeks of live shows instead of the usual ten. Additionally, acts would be sent home on both Saturday and Sunday, as "tedious" Saturday nights received lower viewing figures than Sunday.[13]

AuditionsEdit

The minimum age to audition this year was 14 after being reduced down from 16 the previous year.[14] Contestants needed a "yes" from at least three of the four judges to progress to Bootcamp.

Mobile auditionsEdit

The mobile auditions began on 11 May 2017, in Belfast and concluded on 23 May 2017, in Yeovil.[citation needed]

Summary of mobile auditions
Location Date(s) Venue
Belfast 11 May 2017 Victoria Square Shopping Centre
Bangor 12 May 2017 Deninol Shopping Centre
Southampton 13 May 2017 West Quay Shopping Centre
Douglas 14 May 2017 The Strand Shopping Centre
Swansea Bambuu Nightclub
Blackpool 16 May 2017 Houndshill Shopping Centre
Bournemouth Obscura Cafe
Bristol Cabot Circus
Carlisle 17 May 2017 The Lanes Shopping Centre
Brighton Churchill Square Shopping Centre
Truro The Boat
Newport 19 May 2017 Quay Arts Centre
Wigan The Grand Arcade Shopping Centre
Plymouth Plymouth Pavilions
Margate 20 May 2017 Westwood Cross
21 May 2017
Stoke on Trent 22 May 2017 Victoria Hall
Exeter Princesshay Centre
Thurrock 23 May 2017 Lakeside Shopping Centre
Yeovil Quedam Centre

Judges' auditionsEdit

The auditions began on 20 June 2017, in Liverpool and concluded on 10 July 2017, in Surrey.[citation needed]

Summary of judges' auditions
City Date(s) Venue Changes to judging line-up
Liverpool 20–21 June 2017 Titanic Hotel N/A
Manchester 24 June 2017 Old Trafford Cricket Ground Alesha Dixon (in lieu of Nicole Scherzinger)
25 June 2017 N/A
Edinburgh 28 June 2017 Assembly Rooms Alesha Dixon (in lieu of Sharon Osbourne)
London 4–6 July 2017 Tobacco Dock N/A
Surrey 9–10 July 2017 Thorpe Park

BootcampEdit

Bootcamp was filmed live at The SSE Arena, Wembley in front of a studio audience.[15] Following the filming of bootcamp and prior to the filming of the six-chair challenge, the judges' categories were revealed. Cowell was given the Groups, Scherzinger was given the Overs, Osbourne was given the Girls and Walsh was given the Boys.[16] There are two different stages to Bootcamp: Wall of Songs, where a list of 35 songs appeared on a wall 4 times, and the four acts who pick the same song would perform it together, and the judges would decide instantly who would make to the 2nd stage of bootcamp: the Boot camp audition, in front of the judges and a live audience, where after an act performance the judges will instantly decide whether or not they'll make it through to the 6-Chair Challenge. The categories were all revealed in Wembley Stadium, and revealed on TV on 7 October.

Six-chair challengeEdit

The six-chair challenge took place over the course of two days, from 26 to 28 July 2017, at The SSE Arena, Wembley.[17] Unlike previous years, where all four judges sat together, each judge was secluded on their own while their respective category performed. The three remaining judges sat together and gave their own critiques of the performance, before allowing the category's judge to make the final decision.[16][18] It was broadcast over three episodes; Osbourne choosing in the first, Cowell and Scherzinger choosing in the second, with later portions of her decisions shown, alongside Walsh's, in the third.[19]

Judges' housesEdit

The judges' categories were announced in July 2017,[16] with additional details of the judges' houses announced in October 2017.[20][21][22] Anthony Russell withdrew after the pre-recorded sections of the show and was replaced by Sam Black who was knocked out of the competition at the Bootcamp stage. Black was in Walsh's Boys category.[23] In a statement, Walsh stated, "Anthony has been fantastic across the series, a great singer and performer who we are really sad to see go. I had to think for a long time who could take the place. Sam had a great reaction from the British public when his Audition aired. So I re-watched it and realised we missed a trick not putting him through at Boot Camp. He has that retro 60s style viewers will love. He's really likeable and talented and I can't wait to hear more."[24] At the end of judges' houses, it was announced that the public could vote for a wildcard from each category bringing the total number of contestants for the live shows to 16.[25]

Summary of judges' houses
Judge Category Location Assistants Contestants eliminated Wildcards
Cowell Groups Southern France Cheryl Lemonade, New Girl Band Jack and Joel
Osbourne Girls San Francisco Jack and Kelly Osbourne Deanna Mussington, Georgina Panton Alisah Bonaobra
Scherzinger Over 28’s South Africa Stormzy Slavko Kalezić, Berget Lewis Talia Dean
Walsh Boys Istanbul Mika Aidan Martin, Jack Mason Leon Mallett

FinalistsEdit

Key:

     – Winner
     – Runner-up
     – Third place
  – Wildcard (Live shows)
Contestant Age(s) Hometown Category (Mentor) Result
Rak-Su 25–26 Watford Groups (Cowell) Winner
Grace Davies 21 Blackburn Girls (Osbourne) Runner-up
Kevin Davy White 29   Paris, France Over 28s (Scherzinger) 3rd place
Lloyd Macey 23 Ynyshir Boys (Walsh) 4th place
The Cutkelvins 20–24 Lanark Groups (Cowell) 5th place
Matt Linnen 28 Southend-on-Sea Over 28s (Scherzinger) 6th place
Holly Tandy 16 Barnsley Girls (Osbourne) 7th place
Rai-Elle Williams 16 Croydon Girls (Osbourne) 8th place
Sean and Conor Price 17 & 15   Blessington, Ireland Groups (Cowell) 9th place
Sam Black 27 Isle of Man Boys (Walsh) 10th place
Alisah Bonaobra   22   Manila, Philippines Girls (Osbourne) 11th place
Jack and Joel   23 & 22 Lincolnshire & London Groups (Cowell) 12th place
Tracyleanne Jefford 34 Sunbury-on-Thames Over 28s (Scherzinger) 13th place
Leon Mallett   22 Norwich Boys (Walsh) 14th place
Talia Dean   32 Hounslow Over 28s (Scherzinger) 15th place
Spencer Sutherland 25   Pickerington, United States Boys (Walsh) 16th place

Live showsEdit

The finalists for the live shows were announced during the episode broadcast on 22 October 2017. However, at the end of the episode, it was announced by Dermot O'Leary that there would be a wildcard vote for each category. The winners of the wildcard vote were revealed on 28 October at the start of the first live show.[26]

For the first time since series six, a major overhaul of the set layout was made as live shows debuted in a new filming location, LH2 Studios in London, following the closure of Fountain Studios. Numerous other changes were introduced for this series' live shows. This included contestant and musical guest performances on both Saturday and Sunday shows, and the removal of the final showdowns, deadlocks and judges' votes on the Sunday show. Each show, two of the categories would sing and immediately after the performances, the public vote would open for a short amount of time. At the end of each show, the contestant with the fewest votes is automatically eliminated from the competition. In addition, the contestant with the highest votes for that night would also be announced.[27] The two acts who won their respective public vote would then sing against each other in a new element of the show called the prize fight. After another public vote, the winner of the prize fight would win a special weekly prize.[28] For the first time ever the live final was broadcast from the Excel Centre, London and not Wembley Arena as part of the show's drastic changes this series.[29]

Musical guestsEdit

Liam Payne performed on the first live show, while Stormzy performed on the second live show.[30] Tokio Myers performed on the third live show, while Rita Ora performed on the fourth.[31] Harry Styles performed on the fifth live show and Paloma Faith performed on the sixth.[32] Matt Terry performed on the seventh live show and Fergie performed on the eighth.[33] James Arthur performed on the first semi final and Ed Sheeran performed on the second.[34] PrettyMuch[35] and Louis Tomlinson[36] performed on Saturday's final, while P!NK, Sam Smith,[37] CNCO and Little Mix[38] performed during the Sunday final.

Results summaryEdit

Colour key
     Contestant received the fewest public votes and was eliminated
     Contestant received the most public votes
Weekly results per contestant[39]
Contestant Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6
Saturday Sunday Saturday Sunday Saturday Sunday Saturday Sunday Saturday Sunday Saturday Sunday
Rak-Su N/A 1st
22.2%
1st
32.3%
N/A 2nd
25.7%
N/A 1st
36.7%
N/A 1st
26.1%
1st
27.3%
1st
41.7%
Winner
51.7%1
Grace Davies 1st
21.9%
N/A N/A 2nd
18.5%
N/A 2nd
20.1%
N/A 1st
26.1%
4th
17.2%
2nd
26.0%
2nd
35.4%
Runner-up
40.1%1
Kevin Davy White N/A 4th
11.1%
N/A 1st
21.9%
1st
25.8%
N/A N/A 3rd
21.4%
2nd
19.5%
3rd
18.9%
3rd
22.9%
Eliminated
(week 6)
Lloyd Macey 3rd
15.0%
N/A 3rd
14.4%
N/A N/A 1st
26.4%
2nd
22.8%
N/A 3rd
19.2%
4th
18.2%
Eliminated
(week 5)
The Cutkelvins N/A 2nd
17.3%
2nd
15.1%
N/A 4th
13.5%
N/A 3rd
18.9%
N/A 5th
10.1%
5th
9.6%
Eliminated
(week 5)
Matt Linnen N/A 3rd
11.9%
N/A 5th
13.6%
3rd
14.1%
N/A N/A 2nd
22.5%
6th
7.9%
Eliminated
(week 5)
Holly Tandy 2nd
15.9%
N/A N/A 3rd
15.4%
N/A 3rd
19.7%
N/A 4th
16.1%
Eliminated
(week 4)
Rai-Elle Williams 5th
11.5%
N/A N/A 4th
14.3%
N/A 4th
14.4%
N/A 5th
13.9%
Eliminated
(week 4)
Sean and Conor Price N/A 5th
10.6%
5th
10.6%
N/A 5th
11.2%
N/A 4th
15.4%
Eliminated
(week 4)
Sam Black 7th
8.5%
N/A 4th
12.5%
N/A N/A 5th
11.1%
5th
6.2%
Eliminated
(week 4)
Alisah Bonaobra 4th
11.8%
N/A N/A 6th
9.5%
N/A 6th
8.3%
Eliminated
(week 3)
Jack and Joel N/A 7th
9.2%
6th
8.6%
N/A 6th
9.7%
Eliminated
(week 3)
Tracyleanne Jefford N/A 6th
10.3%
N/A 7th
6.8%
Eliminated
(week 2)
Leon Mallett 6th
9.3%
N/A 7th
6.5%
Eliminated
(week 2)
Talia Dean N/A 8th
7.4%
Eliminated
(week 1)
Spencer Sutherland 8th
6.1%
Eliminated
(week 1)
Prize fight Winner Grace Davies
53.5% to win
Kevin Davy White
53.6% to win
Lloyd Macey
64.3% to win
Rak-Su
61.5% to win
No prize fight
Runner-up Rak-Su
46.5% to win
Rak-Su
46.4% to win
Kevin Davy White
35.7% to win
Grace Davies
38.5% to win
Eliminated Spencer Sutherland
6.1%
to save
Talia Dean
7.4%
to save
Leon Mallett
6.5%
to save
Tracyleanne Jefford
6.8%
to save
Jack and Joel
9.7%
to save
Alisah Bonaobra
8.3%
to save
Sam Black
6.2%
to save
Rai-Elle Williams
13.9%
to save
Matt Linnen
7.9%
to save
The Cutkelvins
9.6%
to save
Kevin Davy White
22.9%
to win
Grace Davies
40.1%
to win
Sean and Conor Price
15.4%
to save
Holly Tandy
16.1%
to save
Lloyd Macey
18.2%
to save
Reference(s) [40] [41] [42] [43] [44] [45] [46] [47] [48] [49] [50] [51]
  • ^1 The voting percentages in week 6 for Sunday do not add up to 100%, owing to the freezing of votes. Kevin Davy White received 8.2% of the final vote.[39]

Live show detailsEdit

Week 1 (28/29 October)Edit

The wildcards were revealed at the start of Saturday's show.[53]

Cowell missed the Saturday and Sunday show, due to recovery from falling down the stairs the morning before.[54] Alesha Dixon filled in as a guest judge on Sunday.[55]

Contestants' performances on the first and second live shows
28 October
Act Category (Mentor) Order Song[52] Result
Rai-Elle Williams Girls (Osbourne) 1 "Doo Wop (That Thing)"/"Lost Ones"/"No" Safe
Spencer Sutherland Boys (Walsh) 2 "Who You Are" Eliminated
Holly Tandy Girls (Osbourne) 3 "Hollow" Safe
Leon Mallett Boys (Walsh) 4 "Stay" Safe
Alisah Bonaobra Girls (Osbourne) 5 "This Is My Now" Safe
Sam Black Boys (Walsh) 6 "Faith" Safe
Grace Davies Girls (Osbourne) 7 "Too Young" (original song) Won public vote
Lloyd Macey Boys (Walsh) 8 "City of Stars" Safe
29 October
The Cutkelvins Groups (Cowell) 1 "What About Us" Safe
Kevin Davy White Over 28s (Scherzinger) 2 "Stay" Safe
Talia Dean Over 28s (Scherzinger) 3 "What Makes You Beautiful" Eliminated
Jack and Joel Groups (Cowell) 4 "New Rules" Safe
Matt Linnen Over 28s (Scherzinger) 5 "Scars to Your Beautiful" Safe
Sean and Conor Price Groups (Cowell) 6 "Strong" Safe
Tracyleanne Jefford Over 28s (Scherzinger) 7 "Written in the Water" Safe
Rak-Su Groups (Cowell) 8 "Mamacita" (original song) Won public vote
Prize fight details
Grace Davies Girls (Osbourne) 1 "Too Young" Winner
Rak-Su Groups (Cowell) 2 "Mamacita" Runners-up

Week 2 (4/5 November)Edit

Contestants' performances on the third and fourth live shows
4 November
Act Category (Mentor) Order Song[56] Result
Jack and Joel Groups (Cowell) 1 "Havana"/"Hasta el Amanecer" Safe
Leon Mallett Boys (Walsh) 2 "Get Lucky" Eliminated
Sean and Conor Price Groups (Cowell) 3 "Cheap Thrills" Safe
Lloyd Macey Boys (Walsh) 4 "Hero" Safe
The Cutkelvins Groups (Cowell) 5 "Reggaetón Lento (Bailemos)" Safe
Rak-Su Groups (Cowell) 6 "Dimelo" (original song) Won public vote
Sam Black Boys (Walsh) 7 "La Bamba"/"Twist and Shout" Safe
5 November
Grace Davies Girls (Osbourne) 1 "Ciao Adios" Safe
Tracyleanne Jefford Over 28s (Scherzinger) 2 "Ain't Your Mama" Eliminated
Rai-Elle Williams Girls (Osbourne) 3 "Bailando" Safe
Holly Tandy 4 "Despacito" Safe
Kevin Davy White Over 28s (Scherzinger) 5 "Smooth" Won public vote
Alisah Bonaobra Girls (Osbourne) 6 "Let's Get Loud" Safe
Matt Linnen Over 28s (Scherzinger) 7 "Livin' la Vida Loca" Safe
Prize fight details
Rak-Su Groups (Cowell) 1 "Dimelo" Runners-up
Kevin Davy White Over 28s (Scherzinger) 2 "Smooth" Winner

Week 3 (11/12 November)Edit

Contestants' performances on the fifth and sixth live shows
11 November
Act Category (Mentor) Order Song[57] Result
Rak-Su Groups (Cowell) 1 "Faith" Safe
Matt Linnen Over 28s (Scherzinger) 2 "Careless Whisper" Safe
Jack and Joel Groups (Cowell) 3 "The Edge of Heaven" Eliminated
The Cutkelvins Groups (Cowell) 4 "Killer/ Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" Safe
Sean and Conor Price 5 "Freedom! '90" Safe
Kevin Davy White Over 28s (Scherzinger) 6 "Fastlove, Pt. 1" Won public vote
12 November
Alisah Bonaobra Girls (Osbourne) 1 "Praying for Time" Eliminated
Sam Black Boys (Walsh) 2 "I'm Your Man" Safe
Grace Davies Girls (Osbourne) 3 "I Can’t Make You Love Me" Safe
Rai-Elle Williams 4 "They Won't Go When I Go" Safe
Lloyd Macey Boys (Walsh) 5 "A Different Corner" Won public vote
Holly Tandy Girls (Osbourne) 6 "One More Try" Safe
Prize fight details
Kevin Davy White Over 28s (Scherzinger) 1 "Fastlove, Pt. 1" Runner-up
Lloyd Macey Boys (Walsh) 2 "A Different Corner" Winner

Week 4: Quarter-Final (18/19 November)Edit

Contestants' performances on the seventh and eighth live shows
18 November
Act Category (Mentor) Order Song[58] Result
Sam Black Boys (Walsh) 1 "Oops" Eliminated
Sean and Conor Price Groups (Cowell) 2 "Issues" Eliminated
The Cutkelvins Groups (Cowell) 3 "Saved Me From Myself" (original song) Safe
Lloyd Macey Boys (Walsh) 4 "From This Moment On" Safe
Rak-Su Groups (Cowell) 5 "Mona Lisa" (original song) Won public vote
19 November
Rai-Elle Williams Girls (Osbourne) 1 "Mr. Big Stuff" Eliminated
Kevin Davy White Over 28s (Scherzinger) 2 "I Will Always Love You" Safe
Matt Linnen 3 "Fallin'" Safe
Holly Tandy Girls (Osbourne) 4 "Love Me Harder" Eliminated
Grace Davies Girls (Osbourne) 5 "Hesitate" (original song) Won public vote
Prize fight details
Rak-Su Groups (Cowell) 1 "Mona Lisa" Winner
Grace Davies Girls (Osbourne) 2 "Hesitate" Runner-up

Week 5: Semi-Final (25/26 November)Edit

O'Leary confirmed that there would not be a Prize fight from this week onwards and all the categories would perform on the same night for first time this series.[59]

25 November
Contestants' performances on the ninth live show
Act Category (Mentor) Order Song Result
The Cutkelvins Groups (Cowell) 1 "Nothing Like You" (original song) Safe
Matt Linnen Over 28s (Scherzinger) 2 "Gimme Shelter" Eliminated
Grace Davies Girls (Osbourne) 3 "Life on Mars?" Safe
Rak-Su Groups (Cowell) 4 "Flowers" Safe
Lloyd Macey Boys (Walsh) 5 "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" Safe
Kevin Davy White Over 28s (Scherzinger) 6 "Come Together" Safe
26 November
Contestants' performances on the tenth live show
Act Category (Mentor) Order Song Result
Lloyd Macey Boys (Walsh) 1 "Fix You" Eliminated
Rak-Su Groups (Cowell) 2 "I'm Feeling You" (original song) Safe
The Cutkelvins Groups (Cowell) 3 "Show Me Love" Eliminated
Kevin Davy White Over 28s (Scherzinger) 4 "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)" Safe
Grace Davies Girls (Osbourne) 5 "Wolves" (original song) Safe

Week 6: Final (2/3 December)Edit

It was revealed on 2 December that the winners' single this year would be the contestants' duet.[62]

2 December
Contestants' performances on the eleventh live show
Act Category (Mentor) Order First song[63] Order Second song[62] Result
Kevin Davy White Over 28s (Scherzinger) 1 "Whole Lotta Love" 4 "Fastlove, Pt. 1" (with Tokio Myers) Eliminated
Grace Davies Girls (Osbourne) 2 "Live and Let Die" 5 "Roots" (original song) (with Paloma Faith) Safe
Rak-Su Groups (Cowell) 3 "Mamacita" (original song) 6 "Dimelo" (original song) (with Naughty Boy & Wyclef Jean) Safe

Kevin Davy White received the fewest public votes and was automatically eliminated.[50]

3 December
Contestants' performances on the final live show
Act Category (Mentor) Order First song[65] Order Second song[65] Result
Grace Davies Girls (Osbourne) 1 "Nothing But Words" (original song) 3 "Too Young" (original song) Runner-up
Rak-Su Groups (Cowell) 2 "Touché" (original song) 4 "Mona Lisa" (original song) Winner

Winner's singleEdit

All proceeds from the winner's single are in aid of children’s hospice charities, Together for Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase. Simco Limited will donate 100% of its profits from the sale of each download and in respect of all audio streaming of the single, and the Chancellor has also agreed to donate the VAT, in each case to be shared equally by the charities. This donation will be at least 20p plus VAT for each download sold in the UK. FremantleMedia, ITV and all performers featuring on the single have also agreed to forgo any master royalties due to them in connection with downloads and all audio streaming of the single.[62]

ReceptionEdit

RatingsEdit

Episode Air date Official rating
(millions)[66],1
Official rating
(millions inc. HD)[66],2
Official rating
(millions inc. HD & +1)[66],3
Weekly rank[66],4
Auditions 1 2 September 5.76 7.38 7.92 5
Auditions 2 3 September 5.73 7.46 8.04 4
Auditions 3 9 September 5.15 6.60 7.23 11
Auditions 4 10 September 5.52 7.10 7.57 6
Auditions 5 16 September 5.78 7.57 7.87 8
Auditions 6 17 September 5.40 7.07 7.50 12
Auditions 7 23 September 4.53 5.99 6.48 21
Auditions 8 24 September 5.42 7.09 7.39 12
Bootcamp 1 30 September 4.92 6.41 6.83 16
Bootcamp 2 1 October 4.67 6.11 6.34 24
Bootcamp 3 7 October 4.58 5.83 6.18 25
Six-chair challenge 1 8 October 5.34 6.97 7.36 11
Six-chair challenge 2 14 October 5.10 6.67 7.05 13
Six-chair challenge 3 15 October 4.54 6.27 6.66 25
Judges' houses 1 21 October 5.29 6.95 7.25 12
Judges' houses 2 22 October 4.42 5.58 6.26 26
Live show 1 28 October 4.77 6.45 6.63 21
Live show 2 29 October 3.77 5.27 5.58 27
Live show 3 4 November 4.40 5.83 6.08 24
Live show 4 5 November 3.37 4.61 5.03 36
Live show 5 11 November 3.96 5.46 5.71 22
Live show 6 12 November 3.68 4.97 5.38 26
Live show 7 18 November 3.97 5.33 5.47 28
Live show 8 19 November 3.83 5.17 5.34 29
Live show 9 25 November 3.60 4.93 5.18 36
Live show 10 26 November 3.66 5.13 5.31 33
Live final 1 2 December 3.61 4.89 5.28 34
Live final 2 3 December 4.17 5.56 5.83 30
^1 The ratings over a 28-day period, including the broadcasts on ITV and streaming through ITV Hub.
^2 The ratings over a 28-day period, including the broadcasts on ITV, ITV HD and streaming through ITV Hub.
^3 The ratings over a 28-day period, including the broadcasts on ITV, ITV HD, ITV+1 and streaming through ITV Hub.
^4 The rank for the combined ITV, ITV HD and ITV+1 broadcasts, compared with all channels for that week, from Monday to Sunday.

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