Tuesday's final Home Visit on The X Factor was emotion-charged as the judges had to say goodbye to half of their acts to arm themselves with their top three to sing it out at next week’s all important first live show.
Thousands across Australia auditioned, and following months of fierce competition, the performers who blew the nation and judges away, and captured our hearts, have been revealed.
They’ve stood out from thousands at nerve-racking auditions, survived Super Bootcamp and travelled the world for Home Visits.
Now after months of fierce competition and emotion, the final 12 acts have been revealed.
Here is THE X FACTOR Top 12 for 2013:
UNDER 24 MALES – MENTORED BY RONAN KEATINGJai Waetford, 14, Sydney
Omar Dean, 20, Melbourne
Taylor Henderson, 20, Geelong
GROUPS – MENTORED BY NAT BASSAdira-Belle: Evelyn, 19 Sydney; Kia, 17, Sydney; Naomie, 19, Sydney' Temy, 17, Sydney
JTR: John, 23; Tom, 20; Robin 19, Brisbane
THIRD D3GREE: Kelebek, 18, Albury; Jacinta Gulisano, 19, Sydney; Jordan Rodrigues, 18, Melbourne
UNDER 24 FEMALES – MENTORED BY REDFOOEllie Lovegrove, 19, Adelaide
Jiordan Tolli, 19, Melbourne
Joelle, 22, Sydney
OVER 24’s – MENTORED BY DANNII MINOGUEBarry Southgate, 30, Sydney
Cat Vas, 27, Sydney
Dami Im, 24, Brisbane
THE X FACTOR live performance shows start 6.30pm Sunday when our Top 12 sing live to keep their place in the competition.On Mondays at 7.30pm, the results of the viewer vote will be in and one contestant will leave the show.