The X Factor Final 17: Revealed!

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Yes, 17.

Following a debate over Melanie Amaro that led Simon Cowell to actually fly down to Florida and reveal to this contestant that she had advanced to The X Factor's live performance stage, the Fox competition settled its finalist figure at 17 instead of the previously-announced plan for 16.

Did your favorite make the cut?

Simone Battle (Pictured)
Drew Ryniewicz
Tiah Tolliver
Melanie Amaro
Rachel Crow

Simone Battle Photo

Over 30s
Josh Krajcik
Dexter Haygood
Leroy Bell
Stacy Francis

The Brewer Boys
Lakota Rayne
Stereo Hogzz

Brian Bradley
Phillip Lomax
Chris Rene
Marcus Canty

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What the hell? Jazzlyn didn't make it????She is one of the best...


I, personally, think the judges were drunk when they decided on half of these picks. Of course all these shows being subjective my opinion won't mean much to them but between everyone I talked to last night the general consensus was that Tiah should never have even made it into the simi's and Melanie should have been chosen the first time around. The ladies on the panel had it right during auditions. The girl is pitchy, bad......