The X Factor Final 17: Revealed!

at . Comments

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

Matt Richenthal is the Editor in Chief of TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter and on Google+.