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Her mentor, Lovato chose Frey to compete in the live shows. Frey performed " Because the Night " during the first live show on October 31, During the first live results show on November 1,Frey and Willie Jones were put into the bottom two where they were asked to "sing for their lives", in order for one of them to remain in the competition. In the second week of the live show on November 7,Frey performed " Eye of the Tiger " by Survivor.
On December 6,Frey was eliminated when she received the fewest votes from the public and finished in sixth place. Frey was working on an album and the first single was expected to be released sometime in Reid as being "spicy" where she performed Sweeter by Gavin DeGraw.
Lovato selected Garcia to compete in the live shows. Garcia performed " Home Sweet Home " during the first live show on October 31, Reid and Simon Cowell all voted to send her home, while Lovato voted to keep her. Garcia finished in eleventh place.
Lovato selected Jones to participate in the live shows. Jones performed " Here for the Party " during the first live show on October 31, On November 1,in the first live results show Jones, along with CeCe Frey were placed by Lovato into the bottom two where they were asked to "sing for their lives", in order for one of them to remain in the competition. Lovato selected Frey and Jones was eliminated. Willie was also in the cast of Chasing Cameron,  on Netflix, premiered December 27, Willie has now signed to Empire.
Willie also shot his first official music video for his single "Runs in Our Blood", directed by Ryan Francis, that premiered exclusively on theboot. Thomas is a single mother of three-year-old Jade and when she was three years old, her mother died in a car crash on Christmas Eve. At the judges' homes, Paige performed the acoustic version of " Turn Up the Music " by Chris Brown for her mentor Lovato, leading Lovato selected Thomas to participate in the live shows. Thomas was the first to perform at the first live show, where she performed " What Is Love " on October 31, The next day on the results show, Lovato selected Paige to move on to the following week of live shows along with Jennel Garcia.
On the results show on November 15,Paige was placed in the bottom 2 via public vote along with Jennel Garcia, with Paige had to sing against Garcia to remain on the show.
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Paige sang a rendition of " Paradise " by Coldplayand was voted through to the next round by the judges in a 3—1 ratio against Garcia. Spears commented that Paige sang the song "beautifully" and on the November 22, results show, Paige was sent through to the top 8 in 6th position.
On November 28, Paige performed " Never Gonna Give You Up " during the performance, receiving praise from the judges, all commenting that it was her best performance yet.
Despite the positive reception, Paige was eliminated in eighth place on November 29, Since her appearance on The X Factor, Thomas has hinted through her Twitter page and a radio interviews that she has signed with Roc Nationa recording company operated by Jay-Z.
However, no confirmation has been made by Thomas nor Roc Nation. Thomas has also released a song titled "Lolli" which has garnered positive reviews from critics and has done several photo shoots, most likely in preparation for an album release.
No release date has been confirmed by Thomas, as the release of her debut album. Over 25s[ edit ] The over 25s are mentored by L. The "Over 25s" category was mentored by L. Reid chose the following: He is the father of a year-old son, Sky D. A musician with many tattoos, he plays shows for the military personnel. Reid and guest mentors Justin Bieber and Scooter Braun. Reid selected Alan to participate in the live shows. Alan performed " Gotta Be Somebody " during the first live show on October 31, During the first live results show on November 1, Reid put Alan into the Top Despite placing third for the entire competition, he dropped in the ranks and was in the bottom two with Diamond White on November He was eliminated that night by a majority judge vote, finishing in seventh place.
Jason Brock[ edit ] Jason Brock was a technical support representative. Reid to move on to the live rounds in the "Over 25" category.
Brock was selected by Reid to participate in the live shows where he performed " Dance Again " during the first live show on October 31, He was eliminated by a deadlock vote on November 8, finishing in twelfth place. He was born in RecifeBrazil to a year-old teen mom and was then adopted. When he auditioned for The X Factor, one of his goals was to reunite with his birth mother. Thanks to the show, in Octoberhis biological mom Luciene Lima found him after 25 years of separation.
During the first live results show, Correy was put into the bottom two and was asked to "sing for his life" in order to remain in the competition, along with Jason Brock. Correy performed " Since U Been Gone ". Reid selected Brock to remain in the competition, sending Correy home. Stevens performed " Tough " during the first live show on October During he first live results show on November 1, Reid put Stevens into the Top He received the highest number of public votes in both week 2 and week 3, and was runner up to Carly Rose Sonenclar in the next two following weeks, but reclaimed the top spot after three weeks.
Stevens was announced as the winner of The X Factor on December 20, Groups[ edit ] The groups are mentored by Simon Cowell. The "Groups" category was mentored by Simon Cowell.
Cowell chose the following: Emblem3 Emblem3 also Emblem Three or E3 is a three-member band made up of Wesley Trent Stromberg, born December 6, vocals, rhythm guitarhis younger brother Keaton Robert Stromberg, born July 16,  vocals, bass guitar and their best friend Drew Michael Chadwick born October 1, vocals, lead guitar. During their performance band member Drew Chadwick missed his part and put doubt into Simon Cowell's mind. In the end they were chosen by Cowell for the live shows.
They performed " One Day " by Matisyahu during their first live show on October In addition they were selected as the first group to enter the top twelve by Simon Cowell. After the second live show the group was ranked sixth based on the fan votes and made it to the next week's live shows. On the third live show, they performed " No One " by Alicia Keys and were ranked fourth by the fan votes moving on to week five.
On the fourth live show on November 21,they performed " Secrets " by OneRepublic and were ranked again 4th by the American public. On the sixth live show, the group performed two songs. The group was once again ranked third overall by the fans' votes. They were eliminated on the result show and placed in fourth place. On January 9,it was announced they signed a joint record deal with Syco Music and Columbia Records.
Now, since Februarythey have been on their first headlining tour called bandlife, and will once again be touring the United States and some venues in Canada. Brooke, Hamilton, Jauregui, Hansen, and Cabello all applied as solo contestants, but failed to qualify for the Teens or Young Adults category. After a discussion from all four judges, they were put together to form the group Fifth Harmony, thus qualifying them for the Groups category. At judges' houses, the group sang " Impossible " by Shontelle.
Simon Cowell and L. Reid were critical of the new name. Cowell suggested they again rename the group as there were too many numbers among the groups category's names.
During the first live results show on November 1,performed " Skyscraper " by Demi Lovato in a sing-off with Sister C. Cowell decided to send them through to the Top 12 and announced that they would be renamed by the viewers online.
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The name chosen by the public was announced: Breaking Dawn - Part 1having reached the fifth place in that week's results. On the third live show on November 14, Divas Weekthey performed " Hero " by Mariah Carey and reached sixth place in the week's results.
During the week 4 results show, they placed 7th on the leaderboard. On the fifth live show, Hernandez's grandfather died just before the competition began. Due to this incident, the girls performed Kelly Clarkson 's " Stronger " in dedication to her grandfather. On the fifth result show they placed 4th on the leader board. During week six, Hernandez had to leave to go see her grandfather's funeral, resulting in missing practice.The X Factor USA 2012 5 Best Auditions Willie Jones,Jennel Garcia,Cece Frey,Paige Thomas,Carly
They performed two songs: In week six's results, they placed in the bottom two and sung for survival against Diamond White. If the judges can't back her, why should America? Christina Aguilera's biggest fashion flops CeCe first rubbed viewers the wrong way during the audition rounds when she debuted her leopard-print face painting and huge ego.
Not only did she attempt to undermine the competition with catty comments and talk herself up to the judges, but she also "CeCe-fied" read: Recent attempts at humanizing CeCe — scrubbing her face of animal print, sharing a heart-wrenching story about her deceased sister, hugging a distraught Beatrice Miller — aren't enough to save her.
Here's why we think that she won't last much longer in the competition: A leopard can't change its spots: Or at least that's what many viewers at home will feel. It's difficult to overcome first impressions, especially ones so negative as CeCe's, and considering this boils down to a popularity contest, any changes in behavior on her part will seem suspect.
Simply put, she set up the precedent for us to doubt her sincerity, no matter how genuine her actions may be. Her first mistake was to make CeCe a peroxide blonde. Not only did that make her appear colder, but replaced the leopard print with something equally unnatural.
Song choices like "The Eye of the Tiger" are also missteps, promoting that tough, "Who cares? Lovato should have worked to make CeCe warmer, sweeter and yet still strong and in your face, like a younger Katy Perry.