X Factor, the Live shows are coming: the challenge lights up

Super guest of the first episode, October 26th, Laura Pausini

The challenge comes on X Factor 2023: after a journey full of twists and tense selections, now the music goes live, and returns to the stage of the X Factor Arena. From Thursday 26 Octoberon Sky and streaming on Now, The live broadcast of the Sky show begins Original produced by Fremantle with the jury made up of Fedez, Ambra Angiolini, Dargen D’Amico and Morgan.

Each of them leading a heterogeneous team, photographing the contemporary music scene and its trends, and all very determined to achieve the final victory. The show will be hosted by Francesca Michielin, who arrives at the live show after having accompanied the competing judges and artists in the initial stages with empathy and irony.

For the judges the choice of the 3 members to bring into the team was complex: everyone let themselves be guided by their instincts and experiences to identify the most convincing artistic and musical projects for them, the only key to making the decisive choice in the latest Home Visits. And so Fedez brings with it an all-female team with ASIA, SARAFINE and Maria Tomba; Amber ranks Matteo Alieno, Angelica and Gaetano De Caro; Dargen brings Stunt Pilots, SEPTEMBER and Il Solito Dandy onto the field; For Morgan there will be Animaux Formidables, SickTeens and SELMI.

Live at the start, the work of the judges

For the four judges, this year, the task is more demanding and stimulating than ever: they will be the ones to follow, personally and in mutual agreement with the competitors, all the phases of creation and realization of the performances. Right from the start, from the first Live Show, during which the competing artists will be divided into two heats in which they will perform covers of songs by very popular artists on the Italian and international music scene. In the following weeks, the much-loved themed heats will return, the orchestral heat, the carousel – the shortest heat of the season, during which the competitors will perform their pieces in a sort of very fast chain without pauses between one and the other – and obviously the episode in which the unreleased songs of the boys still competing will be presented.

In the creative team that week after week will support the judges in this work, imagining and then concretely creating the musical and television show inside the new X Factor Arena in Assago (just outside Milan), confirmed Laccio and Shake, exponents of the Modulo Project , an artistic community that has stood out over the years for its success in the world of show business and entertainment.

This year too, X Factor 2023 will be full of extraordinary guests, episode after episode, and each will give life to a performance created exclusively for the program.

Super guest of the first Live, Thursday 26th, will be Laura Pausiniinternational pop star – winner, among other awards, of a Grammy Award, 4 Latin Grammys, a Golden Globe, as well as an Oscar® nomination – will premiere her new album “Anime Parallele” on the stage of the ” (“Almas Paralelas” in the Spanish version), available worldwide from Friday 27th.

The X Factor 2023 Live Shows will be every Thursday at 9.15pm on Sky Uno and streaming on Now, always available on demand and visible on Sky Go; on the Wednesday following the first on air they will then be shown in prime time on TV8.

The daily event that accompanies the live performances, as per tradition, is back again this year: the Daily is already on air, the day-by-day story of the work of the judges and competitors and the images of the kids’ daily life inside the Loft where they live during their experience at #XF2023.

Everything is fine Live Show will be preceded by a special event, the AnteFactor, which in a few minutes will allow us to enter the already very hot climate of the X Factor Arena. Hosted by Gianluca Gazzoli, live from backstage, every week we will learn about the emotions of the immediate eve of the show from the hands of competitors, judges and guests.