The X Factor – The Judges Should Have Been A Bit More Strategic – Only Four Left
It was surprising the favourites to win The X Factor this year, The Collective, were in the bottom two and at risk of elimination. It was interesting Guy, Mel B and Nat B were not more strategic and voted to get them out to give their own singers a better shot at winning the show this year.
However the judges probably also feel the pressure of keeping the most marketable act in the competition.
They were in the bottom two with Shiane who unfortunately completely tanked with her saving herself song. She sang out of key the whole tune and it made me wonder how rehearsed she was. However what again was highlighted was whether having a young fourteen old was the right thing as they really treated her with kid gloves, which they should do. But it also means she is treated differently from the other contestants.
Nat B went up to stand beside her once her she had voted. In the end everyone bar Nat voted to see her gone.
Again today it was in the paper about the social media bullying of The X Factor contestants, maybe next year they need to revert to the previous policy of not letting the contestants have Twitter accounts. However I suspect the support they get from fans far outweighs the negatives.
The final four are The Collective, Samantha-Jade, Bella and Jason. The Collective are the favourite to win, but Jason is the only one who has never been in the bottom two so just maybe the country crooner might win this year. I wonder what Simon Cowell would think about that.