THE X Factor Live Final is drawing near.

When the clocks go back and the nights draw in, you know it’s nearing that time of year when the X Factor judges and contestants take to the stage for the last time.

Heading into week five this weekend means we are almost halfway through the annual ITV singing competition, and a very special performer could be lined up for this year’s live final celebrity guest spot.

This year, none other than the Queen Pop herself, Madonna, could be brought in to boost the show’s flagging ratings.

But she has a strange condition – she will only perform if she approves of the final acts.

According the rumour-mill, the 56-year-old star has taken exception to the show’s format where celebrity guests sing with one of the contestants, and it seems Madonna is not keen to team up with just anyone.

Who will she approve of, we can’t help but wonder?

It the appearance goes ahead, she will appear on stage at the live finals on Saturday, December 13, and Sunday, December 14, when the winner and runner-up will be announced.

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