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Niki fails to make X Factor final
X Factor's Niki Evans
More than nine million people watched Niki's performances
Niki Evans has been voted out of The X Factor, leaving Rhydian Roberts, Leon Jackson and Same Difference to do battle in the show's final next week.

Niki, a former backing singer for Sonia, lost out after performing Songbird and One Moment In Time.

Rhydian is now odds-on favourite to scoop the ITV talent show crown and recording contract prize on Saturday.

More than nine million people tuned in to each of this week's two X Factor shows, according to overnight ratings.



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