By Sarah Fitzmaurice

Delighted: Kelly Rowland, seen with Dermot in Miami couldn't have been happier with the girls category and she told them: 'Boy are we going to have fun'

She is no stranger to girl power and has spent years singing with her sisters as part of Destiny's Child.

So Kelly Rowland was ecstatic to have landed the girls category and the eight young female hopefuls couldn't have looked happier as they learned they were heading to Miami as part of the judges houses section of the X Factor show.

After finding out her group the American told the girls: ‘Oh boy we are going to have some fun.’

Girl power: Kelly Rowland was delighted she was given the girls category and she said: 'Oh boy we are going to have some fun'

Kelly added: ‘We got to win this confidence is key, you got to communicate with me, I really mean that.’

The girls heading to Miami with Kelly Rowland are Amelia Lily, Mischa Bryan, Holly Repton, Sian Phillips, Janet Devlin, Jade Richards, and Sophie Habibis and Melanie McCabe.

Miss Rowland wasn't the only one happy with her category and Gary was left delighted to be given was given the boys and he certainly looked happy at the prospect of nurturing new male talent.

More hard work: The final eight girls have spent time at Kelly's 'judge house' in Miami in the hope of getting to the live finals

Meanwhile Tulisa was given the groups and Louis was left with the over 25's, the category that was least popular with the judges.

Gary, who will be hosting the boys in L.A. said: ‘Oh my goodness, I can’t believe it, and you know what the lucky thing for you guys is, this is my first year and I’m going to be on you 24-hours a day.’

Over the moon: The boys contestants were delighted to learn they had Gary Barlow as their mentor and they couldn't contain their excitement

Group hug: Gary told the boys: 'Oh my goodness, I can¿t believe it, and you know what the lucky thing for you guys is, this is my first year and I¿m going to be on you 24-hours a day'

Tulisa who found fame in N-Dubz seemed equally over the moon to be given the groups category.

She said: ‘Guys you can’t even imagine how emotional I’m feeling right now, from now on, honestly, I’m here one-hundred percent for all of you from the bottom of my heart.’

Young hot male talent: Joe Cox, Frankie Cocozza, Luke Lucas, John Wilding, Marcus Collins, Max Vickers, James Michael and Craig Colton made it through to judges house with Gary in L.A.

Group talent: 2 shoes and Boy V Girl were among the groups that got to go to Greece with Tulisa for the next stage of the competition

The X Factor? Kitty Brucknell and Jonny Robinson are in Louis category

Louis, who has only won the X Factor in 2005 when Shayne Ward won the second series of the show, was given the overs and looks likely to continue his losing streak.

And Dermot O’Leary asked Louis if he thought he could win, he said: ‘I’m going to work very hard.’

Overs Kitty Brucknell, Samantha Brookes, Joseph Gilligan, Goldie Cheung, Jonny Robinson,

The boys who made it through to the judges houses stage of the competition were Joe Cox, Frankie Cocozza, Luke Lucas, John Wilding, Marcus Collins, Max Vickers, James Michael and Craig Colton.

Emotional: Tulisa said she was emotional after learning she had got the groups category

Carolynne Poole, Jonjo Kerr and Terry Winstanley will be heading with Louis to Barcelona.

Groups going to Greece with Tulisa are Girl V Boy, The Keys, Vice, 2 Shoes, The Risk, Estrella.

And in a move similar to last year, which saw the judges create One Direction, the panel put Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards, Jade Thirwell and Leigh-Anne Pinnock into a group together.

Golden girls: Mischa Bryan and Jade Richards have headed to Miami after wowing judges at bootcamp

Skimpy outfit!Kitty's gamble to spend £2,000 on her shiny gold outfit paid off and she was put through to bootcamp

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