Fox just announced that Mario Lopez and Khloe Kardashian Odom will be the new hosts of “The X Factor.” They will be replacing last year’s host Steve Jones, who in my opinion sucked. I am glad to see him gone. I am not sure about Khloe, but I think Mario is a great choice. [READ MORE]
Chris Rene, Last year’s X-Factor 3rd place winner will be releasing his first album next month. Chris Rene became a popular contestant last year after he performed an original tune called “Young Homie,” which ended up at #26 on Bllboard music charts. His new single will be called “Trouble” and has already gotten over 1 million downloads in its first week of release. Another single called “Rockin’ with you” features lyrics such as “I don’t need a thousand girls/just one woman who will rock my world.”
This week on the X Factor USA finals, 4 superstars will be perforing. They are: Justin Bieber, Leona Lewis, Pitbull, and Ne-Yo. The 3 finalists Melanie Amaro, Josh Krajcik, and Chris Rene will sing one last time on December 21st and the results will be on December 22nd. [READ MORE]
In last nights results show Rachel Crow was eliminated and she fell into tears. The other person in bottom two was Marcus Canty. The show started by Lenny Kravitz doing a performance, where he performed a new song and then his timeless hit “Are you gonna go my way.” Mary J. Blige also performed. The first two to make it to the safe list where Chris Rene and Josh Krajcik. Melanie Amoro was next to make it to the safe list.
The Top 17 aof X Factor USA have been picked they are: Astro (Brian Bradley), The Brewer Boys, Chris Rene, Dexter Haygood, …
Last week saw the contestants final performances at each of the judges houses. Those 32 acts will be cut down to the final 16, who will move along to the live shows. The Judges, Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger, and L.A. Reid will choose four performers from each of the groups who performed at their houses. Simon has the girls under 30 in his house, Nicole and Enrique Iglesias mentored the over 30s, Paula and Pharrell Williams mentored the groups, and L.A. Reid and Rihanna mentored the boys under 30.
The second night of X Factor Premier week went to Miami and Dallas. The show featured some weirdos again like a girl that claimed she sees ghosts and a guy that argued so much with Simon that may have cost him a passing vote. However, we also had a few excellent contestant, like 18-year-old Melanie Amaro, who did a Beyonce song that got standing ovation from all judges and Paula stating that she is the best contestant she has ever seen. Another highlight was Nick Voss who did an Elvis cover. Below you will see some of the videos. READ MORE
The much anticipated X Factor USA debuted tonight. The first hour of the 2 hour show took place in Los Angeles and the second hour in Seattle. Among the contestant was a 13-year-old girl with a big voice, a 42-year-old mom that got standing ovation from all judges, a 40-something man that took his pants off while singing and made Paula sick and a 20-year-old guy that LA Reid compared to Bobby Brown and Simon compared him to Usher. So how does the show compare to American Idol? READ MORE
Last week Paula Abdul & Nicole Scherzinger both wowed the audience with their great looking outfits at the X Factor USA Screening, where fans got ask the judges questions. See some of the pictures here. SEE MORE HERE