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".
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.
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.
Reece Mastin is a sixteen year old Golden Grove High School Student from Greenwith, South Australia. Along with his family, Reece moved to Australia from England when he was 11. Reece Mastin was the winner of the 2011 series of the Australian X Factor. Reece auditioned with Rooster's song, "Come Get Some". He was announced winner on the 22nd November 2011, and received a management and management contract with Sony Music Australia.
Rhydian (born 14 February 1983) is a singer from Wales best known for his appearance on the fourth series of the British talent show The X Factor in which he came second. He was praised by all four judges throughout the series for his impressive performances, and he was the favourite to win the competition with the bookmakers. Rhydian released his self-titled debut album, 'Rhydian', on the 24th of November 2008.
Essex boy Olly Murs is an office worker and describes himself as an ordinary geezer. He applied for the talent show X Factor in 2009 and blew away the judges with his audition. Olly Murs lost the final to Joe McElderry on December 13, 2009.
Eoghan Quigg (born 12 July 1992) is an Irish pop singer who finished third in the fifth series of the British television music talent contest The X Factor in 2008. As a result of his X Factor success, Quigg was due to be signed by Simon Cowell, X Factor creator/producer and owner and CEO of Syco Records, but was instead signed to RCA after Cowell's offer was withdrawn. Eoghan Quigg grew up in Dungiven, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. He lives at home with his parents, his two younger brothers Dylan and Calum, and baby sister Chrissie Mia (who was born during the X Factor finals).