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Wednesday, 11 March, 2015

THE X FACTOR NZ OPENS VOTING FOR FANS WITH WILD CARD ANNOUNCEMENT

The countdown to The X Factor NZ LIVE shows has begun and with tonight’s announcement of the final Top 12 there will be an additional act returning to the show via the Wild Card.

One act from each category has been chosen and Kiwis can now vote for their favourite act to return to the competition.

The Wild Card acts: Joseph Emanuel from Melanie Blatt’s Over 25s, Jazzy Axton from Stan Walker’s Girls, Mae Valley from Willy Moon’s Groups and Archie Hill from Natalia Kills’ Boys category.

Voting is now open and will close at 12pm on Wednesday the 11th of March. Kiwis can vote once for free via The X Factor NZ Facebook page and additional votes can be sent via text through to 3999 for 99c each.

The winning Wild Card act will be announced on Sunday the 15th of March during the first X Factor NZ LIVE show.

HOW TO VOTE:
- Go to facebook.com/xfactornz for ONE free vote
- TEXT - “JOSEPH,” “JAZZY,” “MAE,” or “ARCHIE” to 3999
- For full terms and conditions go to www.tv3.co.nz/xfactornz

The X Factor NZ is a SYCO owned format co-produced by MediaWorks and FremantleMedia Australia, with support from broadcast sponsor McDonald’s, and programme partners Fruttare, 2degrees, VO5, Mazda, and SKYCITY Auckland. MediaWorks is proud to have funding support from NZ on Air – supporting local content for 25 years.

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