The X Factor 2012: finals week seven – live blog

Six acts remain, but only five can earn the accolade of being in the last five. Join Jack Seale as he live-blogs the living daylights out of the whole situation

Ella Henderson! Rylan Clark! Union J! James Arthur! Christopher Maloney! Jahmene Douglas! In decades to come we’ll wonder if The X Factor 2012 could really have had such an eclectic collection of raw, trembling talent.


We’ll tell our children: we were there. Well, not there. We were at home, joining in with the sarcastic remarks on a blog. Your aformentioned zingers are very much the key to the X Factor live blog, which is the most interactive on the internet. Help me record every epic minute of the action…

This live blog is over! But don’t worry, there’s always the as-it-happened version…