“The X Factor” Recap – December 19, 2012 (@TheXFactorUSA)

In a special two-night grand finale event, the Top Three finalists took the stage for their final performance LIVE on Wednesday, Dec. 19 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed). Each contestant sang their song of the series, a $5 million worthy song, and a collaboration performance. Fifth Harmony performed with Demi Lovato, Tate Stevens performed with Little Big Town, and Carly Rose Sonenclar performed with Leeann Rimes.

Tune in to the special two-hour LIVE results show tonight, 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.

Photos and videos below.. will YOU be tuning in?

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.