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LeAnn Rimes & Carly Rose Sonenclar: 'X Factor' Finale Performance!

LeAnn Rimes and Carly Rose Sonenclar sing their hearts out during the X Factor Season 2 Finale Performance Show on Wednesday (December 19) at CBS Television City in Hollywood.

The 30-year-old country singer joined the 13-year-old X Factor finalist for a performance of her hit song “How Do I Live”!

Carly also sang her showstopping number “Feeling Good,” which she sang for her first audition, and the touching song “Hallelujah” during the evening.

Make sure to tune in to The X Factor on Thursday night at 8/7c on Fox to see who is crowned the winner!


Carly Rose Sonenclar & LeAnn Rimes – “How Do I Live”

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'X Factor': 'You Are Not Alone' Newtown Shooting Victims Tribute - Watch Now!

The top thirteen contestants on The X Factor reunite for a special tribute performance of Michael Jackson‘s “You Are Not Alone” dedicated to the victims of the Newtown school shooting during the final performance episode on Wednesday (December 18).

The final three – Carly Rose Sonenclar, Tate Stevens, and Fifth Harmony – were joined by the voted off contestants – Emblem3, CeCe Frey, Diamond White, Paige Thomas, Beatrice Miller, Vino Alan, Arin Rey, Jennel Garcia, Jason Brock, and Lyric145 – for the performance.

Simon Cowell
started off the tribute by saying some touching words to the people touched by the tragedy.


‘X Factor’ Tribute for Newtown Shooting Victims
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L.A. Reid Leaving 'X Factor' After Season 2

L.A. Reid will not be returning to The X Factor for the show’s upcoming third season.

“I have the utmost respect for Simon Cowell,” the 56-year-old judge said (via THR). “He is the very best, and I have had the opportunity to learn so much from him. Working with him on X Factor has been a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I’m honored to have sat on the panel with such incredible talent.”

“Of course I will miss the show; In my opinion Simon attracts the best talent,” L.A. added. “But I’m looking forward to getting back to my core business and the responsibility of running Epic Records.”

ARE YOU SAD that L.A. Reid is leaving The X Factor?

Nicole Scherzinger: 'X Factor UK' Finalists Press Conference

Nicole Scherzinger is all glammed up for an X Factor UK press conference held at the Manchester Conference Centre on Thursday (December 6) in Manchester, England.

The 34-year-old entertainer posed for pictures with James Arthur and Jahmene Douglas, two of the finalists who she mentors.

“What’s up Manchester! So excited to be here for the @TheXFactor finals!” Nicole tweeted.

The finals for The X Factor UK will air in two parts on December 8 and December 9, with the winner being announced on December 9.

FYI: Nicole is wearing a Jad Ghandour cape, Gareth Pugh trousers, and Carvela shoes.

10+ pictures inside of Nicole Scherzinger at a press conference for The X Factor UKMore Here! »

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Ke$ha Performs 'C'Mon' on 'The X Factor' - Watch Now!

Ke$ha hits the stage during the X Factor live elimination show on Thursday (December 6) in Los Angeles.

The 25-year-old singer performed her new single “C’Mon” live on television for the first time. Check out the performance below!

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Britney Spears & Demi Lovato: 'X Factor' Viewing Party!

Britney Spears and Demi Lovato attend a viewing party to celebrate the top four on The X Factor at Mixology on Thursday (December 6) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 31-year-old pop star and the 20-year-old “Give Your Heart a Break” singer were joined by their fellow judges Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid, as well as hosts Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez (with new wife Courtney Mazza).

The top four contestants Tate Stevens, Carly Rose Sonenclar, Emblem3, and Fifth Harmony were also in attendance.

FYI: Britney is wearing a Christopher Kane dress and Prada shoes.

30+ pictures inside of Britney Spears, Demi Lovato, and others at the X Factor viewing party… More Here! »

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Taylor Swift Hangs with Harry Styles at 'X Factor' Rehearsals!

Taylor Swift performs on stage during the X Factor results show on Thursday (November 15) in Los Angeles.

The 22-year-old singer sang her song “State of Grace” live on television for the first time. Check out the performance below!

Earlier in the day, Taylor was joined at rehearsals and lunch by One Direction singer Harry Styles, who she is rumored to have spent time with together in the past.

“Together in the lunch line (Cheeseburgers) laughing & smiling was @Harry_Styles & @taylorswift13! :) #internationalpoproyalty,” The X Factor‘s official Twitter account wrote.


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