Sam Bailey, Tamera Foster, Rough Copy, Nicholas McDonald and Luke Friend make up 2013's final five, but what do the judges say and who looks set to make it to this year's final? Emma Daly weighs up the facts...
What fate awaits James Arthur? Perhaps the careers of his predecessors can offer an insight...
Squiddly and Diddly are already backing the US X Factor judge's groups - and they've got their dressing room demands sorted
Dermot’s shuffle was a real highlight of the show and the new format is missing this cheeky opening, says Emma Daly
The ex-N-Dubz singer is convicted of hitting a blogger at the V Festival last August and fined £200
The channel’s cameras have been following the former X Factor judge - a documentary will air on Monday following the collapse of her trial
He was only 12-years-old when he started to look after his chronically ill mum – but at what cost?
Singer may have been Team Walsh in Cowell’s absence, but it looks like Sinitta could be back at the music mogul’s side for this year’s Judges’ Houses
Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole, Mel B and Louis Walsh settle in as this year's judges on the reality show
Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole, Louis Walsh and Mel B kick off the first round of in-room auditions today in Manchester
The 2012 victor took to Twitter to confirm his departure from Syco
After three years as host, the 34-year-old will be replaced by Radio 1 Xtra DJ Sarah Jane Crawford with Matt Richardson also expected to depart
The former Spice Girl promises to bring "honesty" to the UK panel alongside Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole
Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole, Louis Walsh and the former Spice Girl would add bite to this year’s series, says Emma Daly