Louis Walsh gets a lap dance from a Britney Spears impersonator, a Frankie Cocozza wannabe shocks the judges, and Leona Lewis is the latest guest on the panel.
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Copyright: THAMES TV/SYCOGCSE student Amy blows the panel away with a soulful audition, while male trio GMD3 look like one to watch and are billed as the "new JLS" by Louis Walsh.
Meanwhile, the group MK1 face the classic X Factor problem of being asked to ditch one of their members if they wish to carry on in the competition. Will they stick together or bend to the judges' wishes?
The X Factor auditions continue tonight (September 9) on ITV1.