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post Dec 14 2014, 10:04 PM
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What were your least favourite 10 performances of X-Factor this series. Also you can comment why they were your least favourites smile.gif

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post Dec 15 2014, 12:34 AM
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1. Stevi Ritchie - Mambo No.5/She Bangs
2. Stephanie Nala - Everything I Own
3. Jay James - Mad World
4. Jay James - Skyfall
5. Stephanie Nala - Call Me
6. Only the Young - Jailhouse Rock/Twist and Shout
7. Ben Haenow - I Will Always Love You
8. Stevi Ritchie - Bohemian Rhapsody
9. Jack Walton - Bleeding Love
10. Stereo Kicks - Mack the Knife

1. Chloe Jasmine - Will You Love Me Tomorrow
2. Only the Young - The Winner Takes It All
3. Stephanie Nala - Have You Ever?
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post Dec 15 2014, 12:39 AM
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I'm not including sing-offs, because so many were just embarrassing this year laugh.gif

01 Jay - 500 Miles (funeral March version of a song I already hate!)
02 Ben - I Will Always Love You (complete desecration. Barely a single note hit properly, it might have been alright if he'd re-arranged it to suit him)
03 Jay - Skyfall (as above, barely a note hit properly. He was barely audible and seemed like he couldn't be bothered)
04 Jay - The Show Must Go On (I know he was ill, but the song was about 100x bigger than him)
05 Jay - Changing (such a banger originally but he made it seem as dull as a Westlife album track!)
06 Jack - Bleeding Love (probably Mel's most bafflingly awful choice, he had more of the vocal power needed and it was just cringe to be honest)
07 stereo Kicks - Boys Of Summer (mess)
08 Jake - She's Like The Wind (so so dull, his voice was shown as really weak too)
09 Ben - Thinking Out Loud (sucked all emotion out of the song and basically shouted half of it)
10 Jay - Mad World (suited him more than most of his choices, but still deadly dull. And what even was it when he randomly started shouting yet he held back vocally thr whole time for Skyfall!)

Ben's Hallelujah isn't far off for the terrible second half, but the first half was ok. Oops at Stevi not being included. But the vocals of pretty much all of these made me wince.
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post Dec 15 2014, 03:07 AM
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Not sure I can be bothered to think of 10 but the ones that I remember as just plain woeful (excluding Stevi cus all his were) -

Chloe - Sing off performance, did she actually hit a note in tune?
Only the Young - Sing off performance, one person out of tune is painful 4 is just torture
Lola - her pimp slot performance, cant remember the song just remember her missing so many notes the judges so wanted to compliment it but they really couldn't
Ben - IWALY - Just a terrible song choice for him, people should have realised he was bullet proof vote wise after this and sailing through
Steph - all of her performances but especially her 2nd one on the main show Saturday
Fleur - Cant hold us - horrible vocals the whole way through
Only the Young - the one where the blonde girl with the piercing voice took the lead on, the most annoying voice this year by far.

Sk were always saved from plain awful by James, Jay I honestly cant remember any of his bar 500 miles (though his first audition the judges creamed over was just male screaming), Paul never gave a bad vocal, Jake was average but not offensive, Lauren always went out of tune at some point but always had some parts of the song that were pleasant if forgettable, Andrea could get shouty but he never put in a terrible performance, Jack was like Jake inoffensive (though I missed his bleeding love).
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post Dec 15 2014, 10:05 PM
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01 Stephanie Nala - Call Me
02 Stephanie Nala - Everything I Own
03 Jay James - I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
04 Lauren Platt - Clarity
05 Jay James - Skyfall
06 Jay James - Mad World
07 Jay James - Empire State of Mind / New York New York
08 Andrea Faustini - Relight My Fire
09 Andrea Faustini - Summertime
10 Andrea Faustini - Wrecking Ball

they're all as f***ing awful as each other though.
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post Dec 15 2014, 10:15 PM
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1. Overload Generation - I Kissed A Girl
2. Stereo Kicks - Hey Jude
3. Stereo Kicks - Run
4. Lauren Platt - Clarity
5. Stevie Richie - I'm Still Standing
6. Jay James - 500 Miles
7. Jay James - Mad World
8. Stereo Kicks - Mack The Knife
9. Lauren Platt - Dark Horse
10. Ben Haenow - Thinking Out Loud
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post Dec 16 2014, 06:10 PM
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I compelled forgot Overload Generation's horrific rendition of I Kissed A Girl drama.gif They really are one of the worst acts of all time on the show tbh.
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post Dec 20 2014, 03:26 PM
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01. Stevi Ritchie - I'm Still Standing
02. Stevi Ritchie - Bohemian Rapsody
03. Fleur East - Thriller
04. Overload Generation - A Thousand Years
05. Chloe Jasmine - Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
06. Only The Young - The Winner Takes It All
07. Fleur East - Will You Be There?

I think Steph was very underrated and judged a bit harshly! She had such a different voice.
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