Tabby Callaghan
Contestant Profile
Birth Date 22 April 1981
Age 37
Hometown Sligo, Ireland
Occupation Musician


Category 16-24s
Mentor Sharon Osbourne
Placement 3/9
Tabby Callaghan (born Trevor John O'Callaghan on 22 April 1981) is an Irish rock singer. He auditioned for Series 1 of The X Factor UK and made it all the way to the semi final as part of the 16-24s category mentored by Sharon Osbourne.

Due to the eliminations of Roberta Howett and Cassie Compton, Callaghan was the only act left in his category. He was eliminated in the semi final, finishing in 3rd place after receiving the fewest public votes.


Episode Theme Song Result
Audition 1 Free choice "Keep the Faith" Advanced
Bootcamp 1 "Isn't She Lovely" Advanced
Bootcamp 2 "Midnight Train to Georgia" Advanced
Bootcamp 3 None Advanced
Bootcamp 4 "Can't Buy Me Love" Advanced
Judges' houses Free choice "Maggie May" Advanced
Week 1 "You Really Got Me" Safe
Week 2 "My Oh My" Safe
Week 3 "Addicted to Love" Safe
Week 4 "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" Safe
Week 5 "Sweet Child o' Mine" Bottom two
Week 6 "More Than Words" Safe
"Livin' on a Prayer"
Week 7: Semi final "Pride (In the Name of Love)" Eliminated (3rd)
UK Series 1 Finalists
Cassie ComptonG4Roberta HowettRowetta SatchellSteve BrooksteinTabby Callaghan2 to GoVerity KeaysVoices with Soul