Carly Rose Sonenclar Among X FACTOR's 'Sweet 16' Finalists

Broadway's Carly Rose Sonenclar is among THE X FACTOR 'Sweet 16' finalists chosen by the judges. Carly, who is twelve years old, played 'Chloe' in Broadway's 2011 "WONDERLAND- A New Alice. A New Musical." Her other credits include Les Mis and The Electric Company. She recently made her Birdland debut at the American Cancer Society Benefit, We're Gonna Have To Ask You To Leave this January.

After tough deliberation in the “Judges’ Homes” round of THE X FACTOR, Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, L.A. Reid, and Britney Spears each revealed the four acts in their categories that will continue in the competition. All 16 acts will perform on a special live two-and-a-half hour event, hosted by Khloé Kardashian Odom and Mario Lopez, on Thursday, Nov. 1 (8:00-10:30 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed).  THE X FACTOR live shows continue on a special night on Sunday, Nov. 4 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) with additional performances and the announcement of the Season Two finalists.

Learn More About the Top 16 at www.TheXFactorUSA.com

THE TOP 16 ACTS ARE:

Teens (16 and under) whom Britney Spears is mentoring:
“I had a really tough time picking my final four – all of my kids were incredibly talented,” said Spears. “But I do believe I have the winner, so watch out Simon!  You and your groups are going down!  My Teens and I have some surprises in store for you.”

Beatrice Miller Age: 13
Hometown: Maplewood, NJ

Keep up with Beatrice at:
Twitter: @BeatriceMiller
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialBeatriceMiller

Arin Ray Age: 17
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

Keep up with Arin at:
Twitter: @ArinRaySings
Facebook: www.facebook.com/OfficialArinRay

Carly Rose Sonenclar Age: 13
Hometown: Westchester, NY

Keep up with Carly at:
Twitter: @CarlyRoseMusic
Facebook: www.facebook.com/carlyrosesonenclar

Diamond White Age: 13
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Keep up with Diamond at:
Twitter: @Diamondkwhite
Facebook: www.facebook.com/OfficialDiamondWhite

The Young Adults (17-24) whom Demi Lovato is mentoring: 
“I am so excited that I have this group because I am SURE the winner is in my final four,” said Lovato. “I cannot wait to mentor them - they are amazing!!”

Cece Frey Age: 21
Hometown: Decatur, IL

Keep up with Cece at:
Twitter: @CeCeMissXtotheO
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheCeCeOfficial

Jennel Garcia Age: 18
Hometown: Rochester, MA

Keep up with Jennel at:
Twitter: @JennelGarcia
Facebook: www.facebook.com/jennelgarciamusic

Willie Jones Age: 18
Hometown: Shreveport, LA

Keep up with Willie at:
Twitter: @ThatKiddWill
Facebook: www.facebook.com/officialwilliejones

Paige Thomas Age: 22
Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Keep up with Paige at:
Twitter: @PaigeAva
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ThePaigeThomas

The Over 25s whom L.A. Reid is mentoring: 

“Choosing my four acts was tough, but I feel good about the category I’m bringing with me to the live shows,” said Reid. “The Over 25s are definitely the ones to watch this season.”

Vino Alan Age: 40
Hometown: Laquey, MO

Keep up with Vino at:
Twitter: @VinoAlan
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/vino.alan

Jason Brock Age: 35
Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Keep up with Jason at:
Twitter: @jasonbroccoli
Facebook: www.facebook.com/jasonbrockvocals

David Correy Age: 27
Hometown: Riva, MD

Keep up with David at:
Twitter: @davidcorrey
Facebook: www.facebook.com/DavidCorreyURR


Tate Stevens Age: 37
Hometown: Raymore, MO

Meet Tate Stevens video

Keep up with Tate at:
Twitter: @tatestevensctry
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TateStevensofficialfanpage

The Groups that Simon Cowell is mentoring: 
“The groups are in a different league this year,” said Cowell. “I am feeling very confident and so are they. They have a great mentor and I have great artists.”

Emblem3
Drew Chadwick Age: 20 Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA @drewchadwickE3
Keaton Stromberg Age: 16 Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA @KeatonStromberg
Wesley Stromberg Age: 18 Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA @WesleyStromberg

Keep up with the Emblem3 at:
Twitter: @Emblemthree
Facebook: www.facebook.com/EmblemThree

LYLAS
Ally Brooke Age: 19 Hometown: San Antonio, TX @AllyBrooke
Camila Cabello Age: 15 Hometown: Miami, FL @camilacabello97
Normani Hamilton Age: 16 Hometown: Houston, TX @NormaniKordei
Dinah Jane Hansen Age: 15 Hometown: Santa Ana, CA @dinahjane97
Lauren Jauregui Age: 16 Hometown: Miami, FL @LaurenJauregui

Keep up with LYLAS at:
Twitter: @weareLYLAS
Facebook: www.facebook.com/weareLYLAS

Lyric 145
Jemelle Joseph Age: 23 Hometown: Bay Shore, NY @mrmelee
Julien Joseph Age: 19 Hometown: Bay Shore, NY @SirJewlz
Lyric Da Queen Age: 23 Hometown: Atlanta, GA @lyricdaqueen

Keep up with Lyric 145 at:
Twitter: @Lyric145
Facebook: www.facebook.com/lyric145

Sister C
Carli Rayne Manchaca Age: 19 Hometown: Austin,TX @CarliManchaca
Celbi Manchaca Age: 18 Hometown: Austin, TX @CelbiManchaca
Cirby Ryan Manchaca Age: 21 Hometown: Austin, TX @CirbyManchaca

Keep up with Sister C at:
Twitter: @OfficialSisterC
Facebook: www.facebook.com/OfficialSisterC

The eliminated acts include Reed Deming and James Tanner from the Teens category; Jillian Jensen and Nick Youngerman from Young Adults; Daryl Black and Tara Simon from Over 25s; and Dope Crisis and Playback from Groups.

On Wednesday, Nov. 7 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), the top finalists will perform not only for the judges, but for America’s votes, when the voting lines open immediately after the show. Find out who will be the first to be eliminated by America’s votes on Thursday, Nov. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed).

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.

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