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
Galley Bay Resort & Spa, The Verandah Resort & Spa and St James's Club & Villas battle it out for the top spot in our very own X Factor-themed hotel glamour-off
Ten series, hundreds of thousands of auditions, yet these acts will always stand out, says Emma Daly
They had a very public falling-out in 2011 - here the ITV talent show's returning judges reveal what they really think of one another...
But the crowd booing? That’s just “pantomime” says the returning judge
X Factor judge says forcing viewers to choose between the two shows is a move away from previous “gentleman’s agreement”
“She’s had a really tough time,” says the long-standing judge, as he reveals it was his idea to bring the singer back on the show
The Corporation says it was forced to put its dancing show up against ITV's singing contest after the commercial broadcaster moved Coronation Street to Sunday night
Pairing up the celebrities with their professional partners will clash with second weekend of X Factor
Jamie Oliver, Reece Shearsmith, Mark Strong, Dynamo, David Baddiel and Eddie Izzard also feature in the latest edition
The talent show mogul discusses that orange outfit, that public sacking and that text message that made him shrink