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Who Won 'The X Factor' Season 2 (Fall 2012)?

The second season of The X Factor came to an end on Thursday (December 20) and a winner had been crowned!

Britney Spears, Simon Cowell, and L.A. Reid all entered the finals with one contestant on their team while Demi Lovato‘s last contestant was voted off a few weeks ago.

The finalists included Carly Rose Sonenclar (Team Britney), Fifth Harmony (Team Simon), and Tate Stevens (Team L.A.). During the final episode, each of the contestants arrived in a limo on the red carpet and performed a musical number together. They all later performed special Christmas songs.

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Carly Rose Sonenclar: 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' on 'X Factor'

Carly Rose Sonenclar brings the Christmas cheer to the season finale of The X Factor on Thursday (December 20) at CBS Television City in Los Angeles.

The 13-year-old finalist sang everyone’s favorite holiday song – Mariah Carey‘s “All I Want For Christmas Is You”!

“Tonight was one of the best nights of my life. I had a blast! Thank you guys for doing your best to make tomorrow a winning day for me!! ❤” Carly tweeted to her supporters after the performance show the night before.

Watch the performance below!


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Tate Stevens: 'Please Come Home for Christmas' on 'X Factor'

Tate Stevens sings his heart out in his final performance as a contestant on The X Factor during the show’s season finale on Thursday (December 20) at CBS Television City in Los Angeles.

The 37-year-old country singer performed the song “Please Come Home for Christmas” during the holiday segment.

“I want to win. That’s honest. I didn’t come here to lose, I didn’t come here to take second. I came here to win. It’s nuts. I actually have a better chance of winning this than I do getting struck by lightening,” Tate told the Los Angeles Times before the show.


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Demi Lovato & Fifth Harmony: 'X Factor' Finale Party!

Demi Lovato hits the red carpet at the X Factor Season Finale Night 1 Party on Wednesday (December 19) at CBS Television City in Los Angeles.

The 20-year-old judge was joined by all-girl group Fifth Harmony, their mentor Simon Cowell, L.A. Reid and his contestant Tate Stevens.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Demi Lovato

In case you missed it, watch Fifth Harmony‘s performance of “Give Your Heart A Break” with Demi herself.

Make sure to watch the results show tonight on Fox at 8/7c to find out who wins!

FYI: Demi is wearing Karen London‘s Stronger Than You Know necklace.

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LeAnn Rimes & Khloe Kardashian: 'X Factor' Finale Party!

LeAnn Rimes and Khloe Kardashian glam up for the red carpet at the X Factor Finale Night 1 Party on Wednesday (December 19) at CBS Television City in Los Angeles.

Earlier in the evening, the 30-year-old country singer performed with finalist Carly Rose Sonenclar during the competition’s final performance show.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of LeAnn Rimes

Make sure to check out the performance of “How Do I Live” in case you missed it.

FYI: LeAnn is wearing a Nini Style dress and Givenchy boots.

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Britney Spears & Carly Rose Sonenclar: 'X Factor' Finale Party!

Britney Spears hits the red carpet at the X Factor Season Finale Night 1 Party on Wednesday (December 19) at CBS Television City in Los Angeles.

The 31-year-old mentor was joined by her contestant Carly Rose Sonenclar, who is one of the competition’s final three. Make sure to watch the results show tonight on Fox at 8/7c to find out if she wins!

In case you missed them, watch Carly‘s performances from the show!

FYI: Britney is wearing a YSL jumpsuit and heels, an Erickson Beamon necklace, and Neil Lane rings.

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Demi Lovato & Fifth Harmony: 'X Factor' Finale Performance!

Demi Lovato hits the stage with Fifth Harmony for a performance during the X Factor Season 2 Finale Performance Show on Wednesday (December 19) at CBS Television City in Hollywood.

The 20-year-old judge joined the all-girl group – made up of Ally Hernandez, 19, Camila Cabello, 15, Normani Hamilton, 16, Dinah Jane Hansen, 17, and Lauren Jauregui, 16 — to perform her song “Give Your Heart a Break”!

The girls also performed the songs “Anything Could Happen” and “Let It Be” during the final performance show of the season.

Check out the performance below!


Demi Lovato & Fifth Harmony – “Give Your Heart a Break”

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