EXCLUSIVE: This weekend’s X Factor live shows theme REVEALED

Oh, we're SO READY

The X Factor 2018 judges Robbie Williams, Ayda Williams, Simon Cowell and Louis Tomlinson

by Carl Smith |
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Can you believe The X Factor live shows kick off THIS WEEKEND? That basically means we're already about 4 weeks behind with the Christmas shopping, have the perfect excuse not to socialise and should probably replace our Saturday night G&T with a mulled wine with immediate effect.

We've actually had surprisingly little information about this year's lives, other than the fact we've got a whopping SIXTEEN acts battling it out this time around; but really-quite-brilliant contestant Brendan Murray just let slip this weekend's theme.

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Revealing the first theme of this year's live shows to heat Radio's Emily Segal, Brendan said: "I'm really excited, I can't wait. I'm on the fence [about my song choice] at the minute because the first week is This is Me week, which means you as an artist. What you want to be as a person, you know? So I think it's really important because after the first week everyone kind of knows who's in the running, who's good and who's not so good."

A teaser as to his performance? Well Brendan stayed pretty tight-lipped, but did say it'll involve his guitar.

Chatting about the whole judges' houses experience, Brendan added: "The whole thing was mad. When I saw it back, I was like 'I actually performed in front of Liam Payne, Nile Rodgers and Louis [Tomlinson].' Ibiza was amazing; it was incredible. We were well behaved.""I

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The X Factor's Brendan Murray

He continued: "It was actually funny because they put us in one of the rooms in the house literally around the corner from where we were finding it [if we'd made it through to the live shows].

"There aren't any soundproof rooms. Everyone's different; they either go mad like Anthony [Russell] did or...one of the lads just got emotional and didn't do anything. Then, of course, I went a bit over the top."

The X Factor live shows air from Saturday 20th October on ITV.

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