The 11 Most Important Moments From "The X Factor" Quarter-Final

It’s jukebox week and things are heating up.

Ok, so what is jukebox week?

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It means each act will sing two songs. One picked by them, and one picked by the “X Factor Jukebox” by the British public.

And Nicole’s had a haircut.

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1. Nicholas opened the show with “Just The Way You Are” by Bruno Mars.

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It was OK, but the high notes alluded him. He later claimed he was unhappy with the song choices.

2. Tamera worked with a hypnotherapist to help her remember her lyrics to “We Found Love” by Rihanna. But she probably wishes she could forget this outfit.

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Louis loved it. Nobody else did.

3. Nicole did a nuanced Louis impression.

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4. Sam hammed it up with “How Will I Know” by Whitney Houston, incorporating some classic dance moves.

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Nicole thought the whole thing was a bit ‘cruise ship’, and she was probably right, but it was great to see Sam bopping about rather than ballad-ing.

5. Rough Copy performed a jumbled up medley of R.Kelly and Bobby Brown.

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It was a bit awkward.

6. Luke had a win for Real Music with an adept version of Bon Iver’s “Skinny Love”.

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And Louis spoke for us all by admitting that he hated hearing “Skinny Love” at X Factor auditions in the past.

7. Nicholas’s second track was more successful,

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8. Tamera elegantly performed Roberta Flack’s “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”.

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Aka, did a Leona.

9. Luke Friend ‘Luke-d up’ Mumford and Sons. By which I mean, he sang a Mumford and Sons song.

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10. Rough Copy did a textbook performance of R Kelly’s “I Believe I Can Fly”, complete with a trio of excellent hand gestures.

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11. But the performance of the weekend went to Sam Bailey, with “Clown” by Emeli Sandé.

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Nicole reacted appropriately.

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On Sunday, Tamera and Luke faced off in the sing off. It went to DEADLOCK.

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