The X Factor Top 12: Strengths, Weaknesses, and Suggested Song Choices

The X Factor‘s Top 12 finalists are set to perform Wednesday night — the first time they’ll be competing for America’s vote.

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Before the big occasion, let’s assess each act’s strengths and weaknesses — and suggest some songs their mentors might want to consider for them in the coming weeks and months: