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Does X Factor have too much control over chart music?

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Millions of people are set to tune in for the X Factor final, with three acts vying to be crowned winner of the contest.

The public appetite for the show is clearly undiminished but some in the music business say Simon Cowell's wields too much power in the industry.

Lizo Mzimba reports.

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