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The X Factor Exclusive: Watch the Season 3 Top 16 Rock Their First Photo Shoot

Carlito Olivero performs a hat trick. Khaya Cohen gets her dance on. Lillie McCloud proves she’s still got the best hair in the competition. And Restless Road appear to engage in silent harmonizing.

Yes, folks, The X Factor‘s Season 3 Top 16 photo shoot is in the books, and we’ve got exclusive first look at the corresponding video footage.

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Press play below to see glammed-up versions of the four acts in each category — Boys, Girls, Over 25s and Groups — but do it quickly! Tonight’s telecast (8/7c on Fox) finds all 16 of ’em performing live, then each of the mentors cutting their roster down to three artists in advance of the live voting rounds.

Whose photo-shoot looks are you digging? Who are you hoping will survive the first cuts? Sound off below!

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