X Factor '12: Final 24 Revealed!

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So the contestants have been put through their paces in this year’s X Factor but tonight’s episode saw 70 become the final 24 – 24 who will be heading to the judges houses.

And it wasn’t just the contestants given big news – as tonight we also found out which category each judge would be mentoring. Find out who made it through and who is mentoring them.

The Boys will be mentored by Nicole Scherzinger. She seemed surprised but ready for the challenge.

James Arthur
Jahmene Douglas
Nathan Fagan-Gayle
Rylan Clark
Jake Quickenden
Adam Burridge 

The Girls will be mentored by Tulisa. She was thrilled with the choice and wanted to connect with the contestants on an emotional level.

Ella Henderson
Amy Mottram
Jade Collins
Lucy Spraggan
Leanne Robinson
Jade Ellis

The Over 28s will be mentored by Gary Barlow. Gary said he was ready to turn the catergory away from the joke it had become.

Kye Sones
Melanie Masson
Nicola Marie
Brad Shackleton
Carolynne Poole
Christopher Maloney

The Groups will be mentored by Louis Walsh. He seemed surprised – though we think it was quite predictable.
Mitsotu
Duke
Rough Copy
GMD3
MK1
Poisonous Twins

Who do you want to see in the live finals? 

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