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Meet ‘The X Factor’ Contestants – Shan Ako

We have followed the contestants right from their first audition, watched them compete for a chair at the renowned brutal Six Chair Challenge, saw them fight for a place in the Live Shows at Judges’ Houses and now the final sixteen contestants have been selected and are preparing for the first Live Show of the new series of ‘The X Factor.’ There is a brand new Judging line-up on the show this year – made up of Simon Cowell, Louis Tomlinson, Ayda Field-Williams and Robbie Williams.l

Here at CelebMix, we introduce you to the 2018 batch of contestants for the Live Shows. In this article, we introduce you to Shan Ako, who is in the Girls Category and will be mentored by Simon Cowell.

In her first audition, Shan performed ‘Never Enough’ from movie ‘The Greatest Showman.’ She received a full standing ovation and Judge Ayda Field-Williams said that she was the ‘strongest competitor we have seen yet.’

In her Six Chair Challenge, she delivered another fantastic performance, performing ‘A Song For You’ by Leon Russell, Ray Charles and Willie.

For her Judges Houses performance, Shan performed an original track, titled ‘Get Back.’ She explained that she wrote the track following her time at the Six Chair Challenge, also saying that the message conveyed through the track was that through hard work, effort and belief, dreams can be achieved.

Make sure you are following Shan Ako on her official Twitter account to stay up-to-date with her time in the competition!

The first Live Show of ‘The X Factor’ will be aired on ITV on Saturday 20 October at 8.25 pm.

Make sure you tune in to the show to see how Shan Ako gets on!

Who are you supporting on this year’s series of ‘The X Factor’? Are you looking forward to the Live Shows stage of the competition as much as we are here at CelebMix? Tweet us and let us know: @CelebMix.

Written by Rachel Dempster