The X Factor Names Top 17

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There were a few surprises (no Brennin Hunt?!? No Caitlin Koch?!?) and a few scripted moments of drama (Simon flying to Florida to invite Melanie Amaro), but The X Factor named its final 17 last night.

The following hopefuls, categorized according to the show's groups, will soon perform live for your votes...

Females
Simone Battle
Drew Ryniewicz
Tiah Tolliver
Melanie Amaro (Below)
Rachel Crow

Over 30
Josh Krajcik
Dexter Haygood
Leroy Bell
Stacy Francis

Groups
The Brewer Boys
Lakota Rayne
Intensity
Stereo Hogzz

Males
Brian Bradley
Phillip Lomax
Chris Rene
Marcus Canty

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