The X Factor brought the drama and the tears last night, cutting its list of contestants down to 32 and highlighting one especially emotional hopeful.
Below, we list the finalists - split into four specifically themed groups of eight, each assigned one of the judges as a mentor - but, first, we post the final audition of Stacy Francis, who lost her father on the very first day of Bootcamp:
Did Francis make the cut? Find out below and then sound off: Who is your early favorite?
GIRLS (Simon Cowell)
BOYS (L.A. Reid)
GROUPS (Paula Abdul)
The Brewer Boys
OVER 30 (Nicole Scherzinger)