Cher Lloyd
Contestant Profile
Birth Date 28 July 1993
Age 25
Hometown Malvern, Worcestershire, England


Category Girls
Mentor Cheryl Cole
Placement 4/16
Cher Lloyd (born July 28, 1993) is an English pop/R&B/hip-hop singer. She auditioned for The X Factor UK and made it all the way to the final as part of the Girls category mentored by Cheryl Cole.

She finished in 4th place behind 3rd placers One Direction, runner-up Rebecca Ferguson and winner Matt Cardle.


Episode Theme Song Result
Audition Free choice "Turn My Swag On" Advanced
Bootcamp 1 Group performance "If I Were a Boy" Advanced
Bootcamp 2 Solo performance "Viva la Vida" Advanced
Judges' houses Free choice "Cooler than Me" Advanced
Week 1 Number one singles "Just Be Good to Me" Safe
Week 2 Heroes "It's the Hard Knock Life" / "Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)" Safe
Week 3 Guilty Pleasures "No Diggity" / "Shout" Safe
Week 4 Halloween "Stay" Safe
Week 5 American anthems "Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down" / "Empire State of Mind" Safe
Week 6 Songs by Elton John "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" / "Mockingbird" Safe
Week 7 Songs by The Beatles "Imagine" Bottom two
Save Me songs "Stay" Saved
Week 8 Rock "Girlfriend" Safe
"Walk This Way"
Week 9: Semi-final Club classics "Nothin' on You" Bottom two
Songs to get you to the final "Love the Way You Lie (Part II)" / "Love the Way You Lie"
Save Me songs "Everytime" Saved
Week 10: Final Free choice "The Clapping Song" / "Get Ur Freak On" Eliminated (4th)
Celebrity duets "Where Is the Love?" / "I Gotta Feeling" (with
UK Series 7 Finalists
Aiden GrimshawBelle AmieCher LloydDiva FeverF.Y.D.Katie WaisselMary ByrneMatt CardleNicolò FestaOne DirectionPaije RichardsonRebecca FergusonStorm LeeTreyc CohenWagner