Gary Barlow tells new look Craig Colton he gave "the number one performance" on the opening night of X Factor 2011 live shows


Gary Barlow tells new look Craig Colton he gave “the number one performance” on the opening night of X Factor 2011 live shows

12:14 AM on 9th October 2011

Slim look: Craig Colton gave Gary Barlow the number one performance of the night

Slim look: Craig Colton gave Gary Barlow the number one performance of the night

Favourite: The Liverpudlian belted out an emotion filled song on X Factor

Favourite: The Liverpudlian belted out an emotion filled song on X Factor

First up: Amelia Lily opened the show with Michael Jackson

First up: Amelia Lily opened the show with Michael Jackson”s Billie Jean

Shiny suit: Gary did not like Johnny Robinson

Shiny suit: Gary did not like Johnny Robinson”s outfit and blamed it all on Louis Walsh

Teflon don: Gary Barlow liked neither the song nor the outfit by Johnny

Teflon don: Gary Barlow liked neither the song nor the outfit by Johnny

The best ever: Rhythmix received good feedback from judge Gary after singing Super Bass by Nicki Minaj

The best ever: Rhythmix received good feedback from judge Gary after singing Super Bass by Nicki Minaj

Mr lover lover: Frankie performed A Team by Ed Sheeran and proved he can actually sing

Mr lover lover: Frankie performed A Team by Ed Sheeran and proved he can actually sing

Star quality: Sophie Habibis gave an assured performance and was praised for her transformation

Star quality: Sophie Habibis gave an assured performance and was praised for her transformation

The wow factor: Sophie impressed with her version of Teenage Dream by Katy Perry

The wow factor: Sophie impressed with her version of Teenage Dream by Katy Perry

Surprise! Louis Walsh could not believe Sophie

Surprise! Louis Walsh could not believe Sophie”s great performance

Disappointing: Jonjo Kerr was told that he may be going home tomorrow by Gary Barlow

Disappointing: Jonjo Kerr was told that he may be going home tomorrow by Gary Barlow

Razzle dazzle: Jonjo failed to impress the judges with his lack of energy

Razzle dazzle: Jonjo failed to impress the judges with his lack of energy

Pretty in pink: 2 Shoes began their performance in a car surrounded by topless dancers

Pretty in pink: 2 Shoes began their performance in a car surrounded by topless dancers

Reem: Gary said the girls sounded like a karaoke night in Romford, Essex

Reem: Gary said the girls sounded like a karaoke night in Romford, Essex

It

It”s raining men: 2 Shoes end on a high, surrounded by topless male dancers

Mixed reviews: James Michael had the judges split over his performance of Ticket To Ride by The Beatles

Mixed reviews: James Michael had the judges split over his performance of Ticket To Ride by The Beatles

Queen B: Misha B sang and rapped Rolling In The Deep by Adele

Queen B: Misha B sang and rapped Rolling In The Deep by Adele

The next generation: Nu Vibe struggled in parts of Chris Brown

The next generation: Nu Vibe struggled in parts of Chris Brown”s Beautiful People

Ladies man: Marcus Collins gave a confident performance and seems likely to go return next week

Ladies man: Marcus Collins gave a confident performance and seems likely to go return next week

Back with a vengeance: Sami Brookes was brought back after Goldie quit the show and the Welsh singer didn

Back with a vengeance: Sami Brookes was brought back after Goldie quit the show and the Welsh singer didn”t disappoint

Worth the chance: The Risk performed well despite being a newly formed group

Worth the chance: The Risk performed well despite being a newly formed group

Eccentric: Kitty Brucknell sang Queen

Eccentric: Kitty Brucknell sang Queen”s Who Want To Live Forever

Flaming brilliant: Janet ended the show on a high

Flaming brilliant: Janet ended the show on a high

Janet Devlin was called

Janet Devlin was called “mesmerising” by Tulisa after she sang Coldplay”s Fix You

Battle zone: Gary and Kelly rarely shared the same opinion during the show Battle zone: Gary and Kelly rarely shared the same opinion during the show

Battle zone: Gary and Kelly rarely shared the same opinion during the show