The X Factor Australia has announced they will change their well known format for this week's show.

There are seven contestants remaining for 2014 and The X Factor Australia has announced for this week it will be the bottom three who sing for their place in next week's show.

Traditionally after a live performance held each Sunday night it is the bottom two contestants as voted by the talent show viewers who will sing for a place in the following week's show as part of a live decider on the Monday night show.

The X Factor is aired weekly in Australia on Chanel 7 from 6:30pm on Sunday and Monday.