Fifth Harmony (mentored by Simon Cowell), Carly Rose Sonenclar (mentored by Britney Spears) and Tate Stevens (mentored by L.A. Reid) are THE X FACTOR’s Top Three finalists moving on to next week’s grand finale. After receiving the lowest votes following Wednesday night’s performance show, Emblem3 was eliminated from the competition.
In a special two-night grand finale event, the Top Three finalists take the stage for their final performance LIVE Wednesday, Dec. 19 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed).
Then, tune in to the special two-hour LIVE results show the following night, Thursday, Dec. 20 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), as hosts Khloé Kardashian Odom and Mario Lopez announce which act will be crowned the winner of THE X FACTOR and receive a $5 million recording contract with Syco/Sony Music. The star-studded two-night event will feature special performances from One Direction – the global sensation that rose to fame on the U.K. version of “The X Factor” – and world-renowned rapper Pitbull.
Online auditions for the third season of THE X FACTOR are now open through June 15, 2013 at 11:59 PM PT. Solo artists and vocal groups 12 years old and over may submit their two-minute a cappella audition videos at www.TheXFactorUSA.com. In addition to online auditions, aspiring performers will soon be able to participate in open call auditions held in Los Angeles, CA (3/6/13); Charleston, SC (3/19/13); New Orleans, LA (4/14/13); Long Island, NY (4/25/13); and Denver, CO (5/14/13). Please continue to check www.TheXFactorUSA.com for more information and full terms, conditions and eligibility.