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X Factor 2013: Louis Walsh tells Paul Akister to come back next year but NOT Melanie McCabe or Jade Richards!

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Louis Walsh has advised Paul Akister to return to the X Factor next year, for another shot at fame.

The hopeful singer wowed the judges at all the early stages of the ITV competition and when he won a place at judges houses it was widely agreed that he was technically the best singer in the boys’ category this year.

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Melanie McCabe moving from X Factor 2013 to Dancing On Ice?

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Melanie McCabe was at the centre of yet another X Factor controversy last weekend, when angry fans found out that she had missed out on a place in the live shows once again.

The Irish hopeful has tried out for the ITV series on four different occasions now and this year she made it as far as judges houses for the second time.

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X Factor 2013: Perrie Edwards kicks off as Jade Richards & Melanie McCabe are dropped but Nicole Scherzinger defends her decision!

Perrie Edwards has joined the legions of X Factor fans hitting out at judge Nicole Scherzinger tonight.

We already revealed that many viewers have contacted Unreality TV to protest over the Pussycat Doll’s axing of fan favourites Melanie McCabe and Jade Richards, after they were dropped at the end of the final audition round.

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X Factor 2013: Viewers kick off after Nicole Scherzinger drops Melanie McCabe & Jade Richards

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Ok, so it seems that some of you X Factor fans are less than happy with Ms Nicole Scherzinger this evening!

At the end of tonight’s second episode of the weekend we finally had our confirmed final 12 list and we now know which singers are through to the live shows and who got sent home at judges houses.

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X Factor 2013 judges houses: Nicole Scherzinger dumps Melanie McCabe – was she right?

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Poor old Melanie McCabe had her dreams dashed for the fourth time at X Factor judges houses this year….Louis Walsh will be devastated.

The Dublin born singer made it to judges houses once previously but was dropped before the live shows and tonight, after building her hopes up once again, she suffered exactly the same fate.

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X Factor 2013 final 12? Melanie McCabe ‘My whole life depends on this’ – wows with Run VIDEO

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Melanie McCabe may be an old X Factor hand but she didn’t find judges houses any easier this time round.

The Irish singer has made it this far before, but was rejected just before the live shows and when she joined the rest of Nicole Scherzingers’s final six girls in Antigua earlier this year, the Dublin born performer was aware what it would mean if she got a no once more.

A traumatised Mel told Dermot O’Leary:

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X Factor 2013 final 6 girls revealed: Meet Abi Alton, Tamera Foster, Hannah Barrett, Jade Richards, Relley Clarke, Melanie McCabe

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The route to the live shows draws tantalisingly closer for the remaining 24 X Factor contestants as they jet off to Judges’ Houses in a bid to land a coveted place in the final 12.

Offering a glimpse into the jet set lifestyle that the winner of the competition could have, the four categories travel to glamorous destinations across the world. With just one more chance to impress their mentor, each act will be hoping to convince them that they have the star quality required to reach the live shows.

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X Factor 2013 spoilers: Melanie McCabe steals final 24 spot from Karen Harding!

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Melanie McCabe has reached judges houses again, but it didn’t come easily to the Irish star.

The 19 year old from Dublin, was in her fourth year auditioning for X Factor; in 2011 she was unsuccessful at Kelly Rowland’s judge’s house and then she got as far as boot camp last year. This time round she played ‘The One That Got Away’ by Katy Perry but before singing she said:

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X Factor 2013 final 12 spoilers & Olly Murs admits judges houses with Gary Barlow was ‘tough’

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Olly Murs has revealed that he found it tough to be on the other side of the X Factor panel when he attended judges houses earlier this month.

The ‘Army Of Two’ hitmaker worked with Gary Barlow a few weeks ago as the judge took six groups to New York for their final tryouts.

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X Factor 2013 bootcamp: Hannah Sheares, Stephanie Woods, Hannah Barrett, Melanie McCabe, Amy Mottram break down as final 24 are chosen! (VIDEO)

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The X Factor auditions are over and this weekend fans will get to see the bootcamp in full swing, but be warned, you’re going to want to have your box of tissues on standby.

Over 200 acts make it back to London’s Wembley Arena where they have to perform once more, but this year there is a twist and the judges each found out their categories and were given the sole responsibility of choosing their own final six for judges houses, without having to rely on their fellow panellists.

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