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It was a close call between the two talent shows

Cheryl was left in a conundrum with too much talent and too few seats during the six-chair challenge stage

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It was tension central at boot camp as the former Girls Aloud singer whittled down the hopefuls

Jake Quickenden sings his heart out in his second audition

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X Factor 2014: Chloe-Jasmine Whichello and Raign Rabin dominated the arena auditions

The plummy singer wowed with some old school Hollywood crooning, while Raign won the crowd despite a monotonous speech

X Factor 2014 preview: Cheryl labels Raign Rabin 'annoying' as series struggles to find a star

Video clips ahead of tomorrow's programme show an abundance of odd acts

Cheryl despairs during the arena auditions

X Factor 2014 review: Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell clash over Rouge Kiss

Forget about last night’s lap dancing love-in, the pair continuously fought with each other across the judges’ table

Paul Akister cast a spell over the judges, causing them to spontaneously start giving each other lap dances

X Factor 2014 review: Paul Akister performance spurs Cheryl Cole and Mel B into bizarre lap dance

The live performances proved a little too much for two of the judges

The X Factor was in the North this week

X Factor 2014: ITV to start broadcasting show on Friday in addition to weekend

X Factor will go head-to-head with Strictly on Friday 26 September

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