Lorna Simpson was the first eliminated act on The X Factor UK 2013 Top 12 finalists. Last night, the twelve performed singing hit songs from the 80’s.
Host Dermot O’Leary revealed that Lorna Simpson had received the next fewest number of votes, placing them in the sing-off alongside Shelley Smith.
They performed again for the judges votes, with Shelley singing Jennifer Hudson hit ‘One Night Only’ while Lorna sung There You’ll Be.
Starting with the pair’s mentor Sharon. She declared: “I abstain.”
Louis was next, saying: “An amazing sing off, it’s a really, really difficult one. The person I’m sending home tonight is Lorna.”
Gary commented: “What a fantastic sing off that was… The act I’m sending home tonight is Shelley.”
It left Nicole with the deciding vote, saying: “The act I’m sending home is Lorna.”
Therefore, with two votes to one to go, Lorna went home.
The remaining acts performing next week are: Abi Alton, Hannah Barrett, Kingsland Road, Luke Friend, Miss Dynamix, Nicholas McDonald, Rough Copy, Sam Bailey, Sam Callahan, Shelley Smith and Tamera Foster.