The 'X Factor' 4-chair challenge needs more cutthroat judges

We've narrowed it down to the Top 40 on "The X Factor." Now they will each perform for the judges in the four-chair challenge, which is where the mentors will systematically narrow their 10 acts down to four.The way it works is each mentor has four chairs to fill and they fill them as they go along, but once they are full, in order to add another act, they must eliminate one. It's not like this is anything new on a singing competition show (narrowing from a few dozen to a pseudo-Top 10) but this format should prove quite dramatic.To recap the categories, Kelly Rowland has over 25s, Paulina Rubio has boys, Demi Lovato has girls and Simon Cowell has groups. The Over 25sVictoria Carriger is up first, she's the separated mom of eight children. She sings "To Make You Feel My Love" with a very coffeehouse-y vibe. She definitely has a Juliana Hatfield-Cyndi Lauper...


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