We have a final 3. The X Factor 2012 Top 4 became the Top 3 Thursday night when America’s votes decided who should move on to next week’s grand finale and who should go home.
In the end, America decided that Tate Stevens, Carly Rose Sonenclar and Fifth Harmony should be in the X Factor Season 2 Finale. Yes, you read that correctly. Fifth Harmony made it through and Emblem 3 was sent packing.
At the start of the night, the Top 4 started things out with a group performance. Carly Rose Sonenclar starts with the lyrics “tell the world I’m coming home …” and while the Twittersphere thought that was some sort of foreshadowing, that was proven false as she’s not going anywhere this week.
Following the group number we get an annoying recap from the night before. So much filler, so little … wait, so MUCH time.
And after 26 minutes, we finally get to some of the results. Fifth Harmony is safe! What a surprise. Britney Spears’ face said it best:
After that shocking (and hilarious — thanks to Britney) moment, we get a performance by Bridget Mendler. I have no clue who that is, but I might suggest that person is what’s wrong with the world today. Well, at least what’s wrong with the music world today. We have such little expectations for talent. And here I am off-track already. Back to it.
Time for more results. Tate Stevens is safe. So that leaves Carly Rose and Emblem 3.
And more filler. This time Bruno Mars performs.
And it’s time for the final results: Carly Rose is sent to safety and Simon’s Emblem 3 is out of the contest. That means everyone but Demi has an act in the finals.
Who do you think is going to win X Factor 2012? Are you happy about the results or were you rooting for Emblem 3?
Tonight on the X Factor 2012 only three of the four remaining acts will move on to next week’s grand finale.
So only one person goes home tonight and that will be the person with the least amount of votes. That means it was all up to you America. There will be no sing-off, not second-chances.
The leader board feature will also be ditched tonight so we won’t know how the acts placed in the voting from the night before.
The X Factor 2012 Top 4 Results
- Fifth Harmony
- Tate Stevens
- Carly Rose Sonenclar
X Factor 2012 judge L.A. Reid might be appearing on your TV screens tonight, but that won’t be the case next season, according to Headline Hollyood.
The entertainment site is reporting that the music mogul will not be returning to the X Factor judges’ panel next season so he can again focus only on making music.
“He’s going back to the music business full time, it’s his decision,” a source said of Reid, the chairman of Epic Records.
Oh boy, here we go again. L.A. is out so get ready for the rumors about Demi Lovato and Britney Spears to start flying. I hope we don’t have to go through this every single season. I don’t know how much of the “are they or aren’t they” and “who’s replacing whom” I can handle.
Are you surprised about the L.A. Reid news? Will you miss him as a judge and mentor? He made it though last season’s bloodbath when Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger and host Steve Jones were fired. Maybe he wanted to be ahead of the game this time around.
Think you’ve got the “X Factor”? Then here’s your chance to get a spot on the Season 3 show for X Factor in 2013.
Open call audition events will be held in Los Angeles, CA, Charleston, SC, New Orleans, LA, Long Island, NY, and Denver, CO. Exact dates and times are still pending, but we’ll update the site with those details as they become available.
All it takes to apply is to be at least twelve years old and either a solo act or as part of a group. Good luck! We hope to see you on the X Factor Season 3 stage!
The Top 4 had a pretty strong night on X Factor 2012 Wednesday night and it couldn’t have been at a more important time. All four acts performed two songs each and each performance was strong. Only one person will be going home Thursday night and after the performances the night before, anything can happen.
Round One: Their choice
Tate Stevens, Bonfire
This was very country, so his country followers should be happy. And it was a good performance. I’m not a country fan, but he had a lot of energy and the vocals were good. It was definitely one of his most entertaining performances. And it was his own choice, which tends to always be better, despite what producers think. A
Carly Rose Sonenclar, Your Song
It was a quiet and melancholy version of the song, but it worked. And just when you thought it was going to stay on one level, Carly raised it and made it something great and unique. She’s not going anywhere this week. No way. A+
Emblem 3, Baby I Love Your Way
The start of the song was painful and I got a little worried that was how the whole song was going to go, but the guys broke out their little reggae/rap slant and actually turned the song into something. It reminded me of the way they were in the beginning when I kind of sort of thought they were OK. This was much better than the past several weeks. B+