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07th Dec 2016

The X Factor Final celebrity duets have been revealed and they’re not quite Beyonce

Not quite as starry as previous years

Cathy Donohue

5 after Midnight got the best deal.

This year’s X Factor final takes place this weekend and as is customary, each contestant will duet with an established singer/band in a bid to take the winning title.

5 after Midnight lucked out because they’re set to perform alongside The Weeknd, who’s killing it right now, getting the nod to take to the Victoria’s Secret stage recently, joining Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars.

However, things aren’t quite as impressive for the other two acts: Saraa Aalto and Matt Terry.

According to The Sun, Saara Aalto is to sing with Adam Lambert, who was the runner-up on the 2009 series of American Idol.

Matt Terry, who’s been one of the favourites to win for most of the series, will duet with James Arthur, the winner of the X Factor back in 2012.

As fans of the show will know, Nicole Scherzinger mentored James when he won the show and as Matt is also under her wing, seeing that James will join Matt isn’t too surprising.

Although this year’s names aren’t quite as impressive as the year Beyoncé dueted with Alexandra Burke, I have a feeling the final might be worth a look all the same.

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