X Factor 2011: The Final

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Friday 9 December 2011 • No Comments

The X Factor 2011 final takes place this weekend live for the very first time from Wembley Arena.

The remaining three acts, Amelia Lily, Marcus Collins and Little Mix, will take to the stage to perform a few songs, including a duet with their mentors Kelly Rowland, Gary Barlow and Tulisa Contostavlos.

It’s been reported that Amelia Lily will perform Tina Turner’s River Deep, Mountain High with her mentor Kelly Rowland.

Little Mix will sing a mashup of Alicia Keys’ Empire State Of Mind and If I Ain’t Got You with mentor Tulisa Contostavlos.

And Marcus Collins will perform Billy Joel’s Always A Woman with his mentor Gary Barlow.

The other song choices are:

Marcus Collins – Hey Ya

Little Mix – You Got The Love

Amelia Lily – Ain’t No Other Man

One act will leave the competition at the end of Saturday’s show with the remaining two acts going on to fight it out on Sunday’s grand final where they will perform the winners’ single.

The song is rumoured to be Damien Rice’s Cannonball, a song sang by John Adams at this year’s auditions in Wales.

Little Mix are currently favourites to win the show at evens. Marcus is in second place at 2/1, followed closely by Amelia at 2.5/1.

Little Mix on WhoSay: rehearsing on the Wembley stage.

One Direction, JLS, Leona Lewis, Westlife and Coldplay will perform over the course of the weekend.

Chris Martin, lead singer of Coldplay, said: “We’re all big X Factor fans so we’re very excited to play live on the show.”

X Factor: The Final – Saturday 8pm and Sunday 7:30pm on ITV1 and ITV1 HD.

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