Journey South
Contestant Profile
Hometown Middlesborough, Teeside, England


Category Groups
Mentor Simon Cowell
Placement 3/12
Journey South were an English male pop rock vocal duo consisting of brothers Carl and Andy Pemberton. They auditioned for Series 2 of The X Factor UK and made it all the way to the final as part of the Groups category mentored by Simon Cowell. Due to the eliminations of Addictiv Ladies, 4Tune and The Conway Sisters, Journey South are the only act left in their category. They finished in 3rd place behind runner-up Andy Abraham and winner Shayne Ward.


Episode Theme Song Result
Audition 1 Free choice "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" Advanced
Bootcamp 1 Solo performance "Wherever You Will Go" Advanced
Bootcamp 2 Solo performance "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" Advanced
Judges' houses Free choice "Desperado" Advanced
Week 1 "Something About the Way You Look Tonight" Safe
Week 2 "Desperado" Safe
Week 3 "Angel of Harlem" Safe
Week 4 "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" Safe
Week 5 "Livin' on a Prayer" Safe
Week 6 "Angels" Safe
Week 7 "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" Safe
Week 8 "Bad Day" Safe
"Candle in the Wind"
Week 9: Semi final "You're in My Heart (The Final Acclaim)" Safe
"Let It Be"
Week 10: Final "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" Eliminated (3rd)
Christmas songs "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)"
Favourite performance "Let It Be"
UK Series 2 Finalists
Addictiv LadiesAndy AbrahamBrenda EdwardsChenai ZinyukuChico Slimani4TuneJourney SouthMaria LawsonNicholas DorsettPhillip MageeShayne WardThe Conway Sisters