With just eight acts guaranteed a place in next week's live shows, the remainder will have to sing for survival on Thursday night (November 1) - and this time, the decision lies squarely in the hands of the judges.
Who do you think should make the cut? Vote in our poll below and tell us what you thought about Wednesday's show - from the outfits through the name changes to the performances of new X Factor hosts Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez - below.
Note: This poll and the discussion thread below will contain spoilers for viewers who are not watching the show at US pace.
This poll will close at 6pm ET (10pm UK time) on Thursday, November 1.
Photo gallery - 'The X Factor' USA - First live show of season two:
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