Here's what the final 16 X Factor contestants are going to sing tonight 4 years ago

Here's what the final 16 X Factor contestants are going to sing tonight


The X Factor's live shows kick off tonight.


After weeks and weeks of auditions, Six Chair Challenge sing-offs and Judge's Houses' performances, the final 16 contestants are finally set to take to the stage.

This weekend, the theme is This Is Me - with The Greatest Showman's Keala Settle and last year's winner, Rak-Su, set to perform on Sunday (aka: the results show).

In the meantime, here are what the final 16 are going to be singing tonight.

The Girls 


Bella Penfold – Beneath Your Beautiful by Labrinth and Emeli Sande (with an original rap)

Molly Scott – Fake Love by BTS

Scarlett Lee – Natural Woman by Aretha Franklin

Shan Ako – Imagine byJohn Lennon


The Groups

Acacia & Aaliyah – Finesse by Bruno Mars

LMA Choir – Circle of Life from the Lion King

Misunderstood Chewing Gum (an original song)


United Vibe – Slow Hands by Niall Horan

The Overs 


Danny Tetley - Hero by Mariah Carey

Giovanni Spano – Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting by Elton John


Janice Robinson – Clarity by Zedd ft Foxes

Olatunji Yearwood – Jiggle It (an original song)

The Boys 

Anthony Russell – Issues by Julia Michaels

Armstrong Martins – Story of My Life by One Direction (with original rap)

Brendan Murray – Break Free by Ariana Grande

Dalton Harris – Life of Mars by David Bowie