Carly Rose Sonenclar, Emblem3, Tate Stevens and Fifth Harmony
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12/13/2012 at 08:25 PM EST
Sparks will fly at the finale!
On Thursday, The X Factor
revealed its top three acts, who will perform next week in the final night of competition – in hopes of taking home the $5 million recording contract.
said it would take a miracle to get his girl group, Fifth Harmony, to the finale after they performed
Shontelle's "Impossible" and Ellie Goulding's "Anything Could Happen" on Wednesday. Keep reading to find out if their dream came true ...
Apparently, miracles do happen! Fifth Harmony was the first act to be sent through to the finale.
They will compete against departing judge
L.A. Reid's country singer, Tate Stevens, and Britney Spears
's only remaining contestant, Carly Rose Sonenclar.
That means Simon's promising boy band, Emblem3, are out of the running for the big prize.
"This is the way it goes on competitions," Simon said. "I'm gutted really for them ... But it happens."