Louis Walsh was in his favor, but Cheryl Cole and guest judge Katy Perry felt he needed some time to grow.
Simon voted to let him through, Cheryl said no, and Louis quickly added in his yes, and left Niall 's fate up to Katy.
As Us Weekly first reported in November 2015, the “Dusk Till Dawn” singer, who is hosting Us Weekly‘s Most Stylish New Yorkers party on Tuesday, September 12, and the 22-year-old blonde bombshell became exclusive following his departure from One Direction.
All three judges present — Simon , Louis , and Nicole — gave him a yes and put him through.
Louis Tomlinson sang "Hey There Delilah" for his audition and received positive comments from all three judges who decided to let him progress in the show.
Auditions for the seventh season took place throughout June and July 2010.
Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh and Cheryl Cole returned as judges, along with special guest judges that were brought in to replace Dannii Minogue, who was on maternity leave.