Kingsland Road survive X Factor sing off
It was a tense weekend for Maidstone's Josh Zare as he was left fighting for his place on The X Factor.
Kingsland Road came bottom in the flash vote after their performance of Marry You by Bruno Mars.
They had been tipped to be the next big boyband and were compared to the show's previous contestants One Direction, but were left fighting for their survival on the show after the shock announcement on Saturday's show.
Josh (second from left) with Kingsland Road bandmates
They went up against Shelley Smith in the sing-off, her second time in the bottom two in just two shows.
But the lads were saved by the judges, after an emotionally charged performance of Pink's Try.
The deciding vote fell on Louis Walsh, who said he saw more potential in the band than van driver diva Shelley.
After the show the boys posted a message on Facebook saying: "We never take our place for granted and the competition is really tough but we promise to fight with everything we've got - bring it week 3!"
Josh added: "We're straight into rehearsals for week 3 and SO happy to be here."
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