‘X Factor’ Loved One Direction, But Sent Others Packing [Recap]

Who was sent home on Thursday night's episode?

On a night that saw One Direction return to an “X Factor” stage, two singers — Khaya Cohen and Tim Olstad — were eliminated from the Fox singing competition Thursday.

But hey, look on the bright side. Not even 1D won their “X Factor” season in the U.K.

The fivesome hit the stage on Thursday to perform their new single, “Story of My Life,” amid plentiful screams from the audience. The pre-taped performance saw the boys exchange a few pleasantries with “X Factor” host Mario Lopez, but no interaction between the guys and the judges or the contestants. The heavily hyped performance came just a few days before Monday’s release of the band’s third album, Midnight Memories.

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