Sophie Habibis Axed From The X Factor
The judges opted to save Misha B in mentor, Kelly Rowland's absence...
Sophie Habibishas become the seventh contestant to be axed fromKelly Rowlandmiss [uuid=9a014a5d-522f-4f90-8167-eb69d1274489]The XX as her survival song, while Misha belted out theKings Of Leon classic,Louis Walshdecided to save Misha based on her "star quality" and [uuid=20e48b02-912c-49d7-b825-000e2d6eeee3]N-Dubz singer stated: "I have to go to the person I can most relate to musically, the person who represents the music from my roots" - sending home Sophie.
Destiny's Child star Kelly then phoned from her sickbed in Los Angeles to deliver her verdict, dismissing Habibis, telling the hopefuls: "I see how bad one of you wants it more than the other."
After it was decided that Sophie would be leaving the competition, final judge Gary Barlow revealed he would have also agreed with his fellow judges and saved Bryan.
Speaking of her elimination, Habibis claimed: "I'm never going to forget [this experience]. I'm going to keep working hard and prove that I should have stayed in this competition."
Still on the phone from LA, Rowland added: "She is remarkable and she has such an incredible voice. I think we all have developing to do as an artist. I can't wait to see what the future holds for her."