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Dublin teenager Melanie McCabe returns for a third attempt to reach the X Factor live shows this evening. The 18-year-old was knocked out at Judges' Houses by Kelly Rowland last year and was also dumped out in 2008 by Cheryl Cole, who thought the singer was too young for the competition. McCabe stuns the judges with a performance of 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' this evening, which Gary Barlow describes as "extraordinary". Louis Walsh comments: "I'm emotional because I know you're from Dublin, what people don't know is that we know each other and I know you have been through a really tough time. "I didn't know you were going to be this good today, I knew you were going to be good but you were incredible and I am so happy for you." Guest judge Mel B adds: "Well, I didn't (more) »


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