The 12 finalists and their mentors in The X Factor 2009
Meet the 12 finalists in The X Factor 2009 - beginning with the girls, mentored by Dannii Minogue
The first girl to make it through was 18-year-old Lucie Jones from Wales
She was followed 17-year-old Londoner Rachel Adedeji
They are joined by Stacey Solomon, 19, from Dagenham in Essex
Louis Walsh is once again mentoring the groups this year, who are as follows...
Miss Frank, an all-girl trio aged 21-25, from London
They are joined by another all-girl group, quartet Kandy Rain, from London
The final group is teenage twin duo John and Edward
This year the boys are being mentored by Cheryl Cole
First to make it through was 21-year-old Rikki Loney from Glasgow
Next was Lloyd Daniels, 16, from Wales
Cheryl's final choice was Joseph McElderry, 18, from South Shields
Finally, Simon Cowell is mentoring this year's over-25s category
His finalists include Danyl Johnson, 27, a teacher from Reading
He also chose 25-year-old Essex boy Olly Murs
And last but not least is Jamie Archer, 33, from London
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