X FACTOR darlings Little Mix sailed through another hard-fought elimination round to book themselves a place in the final six.
The girls sang a mash-up of Queen's 'Radio Ga Ga' and Lady Gaga's 'Telephone' on Saturday's (12) show, and the performance got a mixed reaction from the judges.
Take That frontman Gary Barlow said that they had become 'predictable', urging them to do something different and move away from the tried-and-tested pop and r'n'b formula that has served them well so far.
Jesy Nelson and Leigh-Anne Pinnock, who once worked as a student mentor at Harlington Community School in Hayes, responded to the call in a video diary and said that they would show their versatility and sing a stripped-back ballad in the next round.
Former contestant Amelia Lily was reinstated following wildchild Frankie Cocozza's dismissal from the show, and she marked her return with a rousing performance of Queen hit 'The Show Must Go On', with some bookies installing her as favourite to win.
Kitty Brucknell was axed after a sing-off with Misha B, with the panel opting to keep the younger woman in the competition,
Superstar Lady Gaga made a guest appearance on Sunday's (13) results show, taking to the stage in a bizarre costume depicting a headless corpse.
Technical difficulties delayed Saturday's live show by 15 minutes, capping off a turbulent week for the hit show which has seen ratings dip in the last few weeks.