Lloyd Daniels (born 14 December 1992), is the youngest act in the sixth series of The X-Factor. He comes from Wales and, in his first audition in Cardiff, Cheryl Cole described him as "the first person to actually have the X Factor this year". Cheryl proceeded to select Lloyd as one of her top 3 finalists in her Boys category. He began the live shows by performing fairly consistently despite some questionable song choices by Cheryl Cole.
Jamie Archer is an 34-year-old musician, also known as 'Jamie 'Afro', who has been gigging for over eight years. When he was 10, he watched Jimi Hendrix perform in concert - he knew right then that he wanted to be a musician. He got through to the live shows of Series 6 of the X Factor (2009), under mentor Simon Cowell, where he finished in 7th place.
Lisa Hordijk ( stage name: Lisa Lois) (born in Wageningen, Netherlands, June 22, 1987) is a Dutch singer and winner of the second season of X Factor. Her debut single, a cover of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" went straight to number one in the Dutch Top 40. Before Lisa participated in X Factor she was in a band called Left Lane Lisa which was quite popular in her hometown and in some other parts of the Netherlands.
Stacey Solomon is a finalist on series 6 of The X Factor. She is 19 years old and a single mother from Dagenham. She auditioned in London, singing 'Wonderful World'. She is currently in the Girls Group, being mentored by Dannii Minogue. She is now not only the last remaining girl in the girls category, but the only girl left in the competition also. Stacey is currently through to the quarter finals stage of the competition and in the final of the show. She is battling Joe McElderry and Olly Murs to win the show on Saturday 12th December.
Joe McElderry, aged 18 from South Shields is the winner of Series 6 of the X Factor UK. He first auditioned in Manchester where he sang Luther Vandross’ 'Dance With My Father'. He was in the Boys group with mentor Cheryl Cole. His vocals appear on the X Factor Finalists 2009 Charity single (a cover of Michael Jackson's You Are Not Alone) which reached number 1 status in the UK Charts on 22/11/09.
Aiden Grimshaw, 18, is a student from North Shore, Blackpool. He attends the Michael Hall Theatre School and played Tom Holmes in CBBC show Half Moon Investigations. He auditioned with "Gold Digger" by Kanye West, prompting Cowell to say "Now that's what I call a pop star!". He then auditioned with "This Year's Love" by David Gray during Boot Camp wowing the judges again, helping him get through to the final 32...
Paije Richardson, 20, is a cinema usher and former fashion student from Islington, London. He has recently finished a BTEC National Diploma in Art and Design (Fashion and Clothing) at City and Islington College. He first auditioned with "Fly Me To The Moon" by Frank Sinatra but Walsh was the only judge to enthuse over his performance, Cowell compared him to a wedding singer and joined Cole in giving him a no. Walsh went backstage to ask him to come back at the end of the day with another song.
Matt Cardle (born circa 1983), resident in Little Maplestead in Essex, is an English singer. On 12 December 2010, he won the seventh series of the ITV television programme The X Factor winning a £1m recording contract to Syco Music owned by Sony Music Entertainment, finishing ahead of Rebecca Ferguson. His cover of Biffy Clyro song "Many Of Horror", renamed "When We Collide", was released immediately after winning the contest.
Marco Mengoni was born in Ronciglione, the Christmas's day of 1988. He partecipated to the third edition of Italian X-Factor and won it..After his win he released his first EPcalled “Dove si vola” (“where you fly” ), including 2 new songs and 5 covers (2 of them in english: "Psycho killer" and "Man in the mirror"). This CD in Italy sold 70.000 copies and more, and went platinum. This february Marco won third place in the sixtieth edition of the Sanremo Music Festival with the song Credimi ancora (in english Believe Me Again) and released a new minialbum, titled "Re Matto".