Taylor Swift to Perform on FOX's THE X FACTOR, 11/15
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Last night, on the first LIVE results show of the season, it was announced that Jason Brock, one of L.A. Reid's Over 25 finalists, was eliminated on THE X FACTOR. Hosts Khloé Kardashian Odom and Mario Lopez announced that Brock and Cece Frey received the fewest votes following last night's performance show. Then, judges Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, L.A. Reid and Britney Spears listened to Brock and Frey each perform their "song for survival." After the judges came to a deadlock, Brock was sent home, based on the number of America's votes he received. Also tonight, for the first time on any singing competition ever, this week's individual vote rankings were revealed, from the bottom 12th act to the No. 1 vote-getter.
Earlier in the show, One Direction - the global sensation that rose to fame on the U.K. version of "The X Factor" - performed "Live While We're Young" and "Little Things."
Next week, on Wednesday, Nov. 14 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), THE X FACTOR finalists: Teens - Beatrice Miller, Arin Ray, Carly Rose Sonenclar and Diamond White; Young Adults - CeCe Frey, Jennel Garcia and Paige Thomas; Over 25s - Vino Alan and Tate Stevens; and Groups - Emblem3, Fifth Harmony and Lyric 145 - perform LIVE for America's votes.
Immediately after the performance show, fans will be able to vote via 1) Verizon Touch Voting on The Xtra Factor App on Verizon Android devices; 2) toll-free calling; 3) text messaging for Verizon Wireless customers; and 4) online at TheXFactorUSA.com. Fans with valid Facebook accounts can also vote at Facebook.com/TheXFactorUSA.
On Thursday, Nov. 15 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), six-time Grammy-winning superstar Taylor Swift will take to The X FACTOR stage for the first-ever television performance of "State of Grace," from her blockbuster new album, "Red." Then, find out who moves on in the competition and who is sent home, when the results of America's votes are revealed LIVE.
Swift, a six-time Grammy Award winner, is the youngest winner in the history of the music industry's highest honor: the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. She recently released her fourth studio album, "Red," to rave reviews and record-breaking sales, selling more than 1.2 million copies in its first week of release. Writing all of her own songs, Swift has career record sales in excess of 22 million albums and 50 million song downloads, and her two most recent albums are two of only 18 albums in the entire history of music to sell more than one million copies in a single week. She has had singles top both the country and pop radio charts around the globe, and has thus far scored 11 No. 1 singles across multiple radio formats. She is one of the Top Five-selling digital music artists worldwide, and is the top-selling digital artist in country music history. Time magazine has named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world. She is also Billboard magazine's youngest-ever Woman of the Year, and her more than 100 industry awards include the American Music Awards' Artist of the Year, as well as the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music's Entertainer of the Year.
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THE X FACTOR was created by Syco Television and is produced by Syco Television and FremantleMedia North America. Rob Wade and Nigel Hall are executive producers for Syco Television. Trish Kinane, Richard Holloway and Andrew Llinares serve as executive producers for FremantleMedia North America. "Like" THE X FACTOR on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/TheXFactorUSA. Follow the series on Twitter @TheXFactorUSA and join the discussion at #xfactor.