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"The X Factor" Recap: Khaya Cohen and Tim Olstad Eliminated

FOXDemi Lovato and Paulina Rubio each said goodbye to a contestant on Thursday night's X Factor results show.

The first to go was Khaya Cohen, who had been a member of Demi's "girls" category. She fell into the bottom two last week, but staved off elimination by winning her sing-off with Rachel Potter.

Thursday's sing-off pit two of Paulina's "boys" against one another. Tim Olstad performed "You Raise Me Up" by Josh Groban, and Carlito Olivero covered "Beneath Your Beautiful," by Labrinth and Emeli Sandé. Tim was ultimately dismissed by an emotional Paulina.

All of Simon Cowell and Kelly Rowland's remaining acts will return next week.

The night's musical guest was U.K. X Factor creation One Direction, who performed “Story of My Life."

It will be "big band week" on The X Factor next week. It begins on Fox Wednesday night at 8 p.m. Eastern time.

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