After working their booties off to prepare for the November 6 Live Show, the contestants got some surprising news: They have to perform all over again less than 24 hours later! Why? A major tech glitch skewed the voting so to make things fair and square, The X Factor has decided to do away with last night’s numbers and allow each of the Top 13 a chance to perform a “Save Me” song.
Based on that performance, which will air during the one-hour November 7 show, X Factor fans will vote to keep their favorite contestants with results shared on the Wednesday, November 13 Live Show.
The news isn’t the greatest for those contestants who knocked their performances out of the park last night, as there’s the possibility they may not be able to bring their A-game again. However, the glitch might just be the second chance some performers need to stay on the show. What do the judges and contestants make of the glitch? Here’s what they had to say with Simon Cowell leading the charge on breaking the news: