kydeon —11:18 am - 11/29/2012
X FACTOR DISCUSSION + Contestants at The Grove
Paparazzi followed the future chart-topping superstars around.
Its rare for the paparazzi to be greeted with quite this much delight.
But for the X Factor finalists, it's still a novelty to be treated as celebrities.
All the contestants went to shoot an Extra segment with Mario Lopez, then shopped around afterwards.
The wannabes couldn't hide their delight when they realised they were being photopgrahed as they amused themselves on a rare day off from filming in Los Angeles.
Jumping around and giving one another piggybacks, the excited youngsters put on a show for the cameras.
Emblem3 is composed of brothers Wesley and Keaton Stromberg and Drew Chadwick.
They were joined by fellow groups finalist Firth Harmony, who happen to share the same mentor, Simon Cowell.
Fifth Harmony consists of Dinah Jane Hansen, Camila Cabello, Lauren Juaregui, Normani Kordei and Ally Brooke
The girls all looked stylish and confident as they strutted around the busy shopping street and smiled happily for the cameras.
The final of the hit singing show is in just a few weeks so the hopefuls must be feeling the pressure.
Both bands were kept in the competition in this week's elimination show after Arin Ray and Beatrice Miller were booted off.
Both groups are mentored by head judge Simon Cowell, who is said to work his protegees incredibly hard.
Narmoni of Fifth Harmony has even previously detailed their tough schedules - including 'minimal sleep'.
It is also rumoured that Keaton Stromberg is dating Lauren Juaregui despite the teen insisting he is 'single' in a recent interview.
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