X FACTOR Announces Season 3 Auditions!
As the second season of THE X FACTOR on FOX heads towards the season grande finale, which will include contestants Fifth Harmony (mentored by Simon Cowell), Carly Rose Sonenclar (mentored by Britney Spears) and Tate Stevens (mentored by L.A. Reid), auditions for the show's third season are already underway!
Online auditions are now open through June 15, 2013 at 11:59 PM PT. Solo artists and vocal groups 12 years old and over may submit their two-minute a cappella audition videos at www.TheXFactorUSA.com. In addition to online auditions, aspiring performers will soon be able to participate in open call auditions held in Los Angeles, CA (3/6/13); Charleston, SC (3/19/13); New Orleans, LA (4/14/13); Long Island, NY (4/25/13); and Denver, CO (5/14/13). Please continue to check www.TheXFactorUSA.com for more information and full terms, conditions and eligibility.
And coming up on Season 2 of THE X FACTOR, in a special two-night grand finale event, the Top Three finalists take the stage for their final performance LIVE Wednesday, Dec. 19 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed).
Then, tune in to the special two-hour LIVE results show the following night, 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.
The Top Three Finalists Are:
Fifth Harmony Ally Brooke Age: 19 Hometown: San Antonio, TX Camila Cabello Age: 15 Hometown: Miami, FL Normani Hamilton Age: 16 Hometown: Houston, TX Dinah Jane Hansen Age: 15 Hometown: Santa Ana, CA Lauren Jauregui Age: 16 Hometown: Miami, FL Mentor: Simon Cowell Keep up with Fifth Harmony at: Twitter: @FifthHarmony Facebook: www.facebook.com/fifthharmony
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.
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.