Andrea Faustini
Contestant Profile
Birth Date 17 June 1994
Age 24
Hometown Rome, Italy
Occupation Former student


Category Boys
Mentor Mel B
Placement 3/16
Andrea Faustini (born 17 June 1994) is an Italian singer from Rome who competed in Series 11 of The X Factor as part of the Boys category, mentored by Mel B.

Due to the eliminations of Jake Quickenden, Jack Walton and Paul Akister, he was the only act left in his category and made it to the final, where he finished in 3rd place behind runner-up Fleur East and winner Ben Haenow.


Episode Theme Song Result
Room Audition Free choice "Who's Lovin' You" Advanced
Arena Audition Free Choice "Try a Little Tenderness" Advanced
Six-Chair Challenge Free Choice "I Didn't Know My Own Strength" Advanced
Judges' Houses Free Choice "And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going" Advanced
Week 1 Number 1s "Earth Song" Safe (1st)
Week 2 1980's "One Moment in Time" Safe (1st)
Week 3 Songs from films "Listen" Safe (1st)
Week 4 Halloween "Relight My Fire" Safe (2nd)
Week 5 Queen vs. Michael Jackson "Somebody to Love" Safe (2nd)
Week 6 Big Band "Summertime" Safe (4th)
Week 7 Whitney Houston vs. Elton John "I Have Nothing" Bottom two (6th)
Week 8 Songs chosen by other artists "Chandelier" Safe (2nd)
Jukebox "Hero"
Week 9: Semi-Final Christmas "O Holy Night" Bottom two (4th)
Song to get you to the final "Wrecking Ball"
Week 10: Final No Theme "Feeling Good" Eliminated (3rd)
Celebrity Duet "Ghost" (With Ella Henderson)

Series 11 Finalists
Andrea FaustiniBen HaenowBlonde ElectraChloe JasmineFleur EastJack WaltonJake QuickendenJay JamesLauren PlattLola SaundersOnly The YoungOverload GenerationPaul AkisterStephanie NalaStereo KicksStevi Ritchie