VIDEO: One Direction Performs 'Midnight Memories' on X FACTOR Finale


One Direction returned to "X Factor" for its Season 3 finale last night, December 19th. The group made an appearance on the show last month singing their latest hit single, "Story Of My Life". Last night, the boy band rocked out with "Midnight Memories. Watch the performance below!

The third season of The X Factor came to an exciting conclusion tonight as Alex & Sierra, one of Simon Cowell's Groups, was crowned the winner during a special live two-hour season finale on FOX. Host Mario Lopez revealed that following last night's performance show, Alex & Sierra had the highest number of votes over runner-up Jeff Gutt, one of Kelly Rowland's Over 25s, and second runner-up Carlito Olivero, one of Paulina Rubio's Boys.

Alex & Sierra, comprised of Alex Kinsey, 22, from New Smyrna Beach, FL; and Sierra Deaton, 22, from Orlando, FL,emerged as America's choice and the winner of the coveted The X Factor title.

The star-studded two-night event featured performances from The X Factor judge and Latin pop sensation Paulina Rubio; the world's biggest boy band that rose to fame on the U.K. version of "The X Factor," One Direction; Glee star Lea Michele; world-renowned rapper Pitbull; and hip-hop singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige. Last night the Top Three finalists performed alongside special guests, including Leona Lewis with Alex & Sierra, Johnny Rzeznik with Jeff Gutt and Prince Royce with Carlito Olivero.

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The X Factor was created by Syco Entertainment and is produced by Syco Entertainment and FremantleMedia North America. Executive producers are Andrew Llinares, Rob Wade, Trish Kinane, Richard Holloway and Nigel Hall.

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VIDEO: One Direction Performs 'Midnight Memories' on X FACTOR Finale

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