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‘The X-Factor,’ Season 1, Episode 14: TV Recap

After a dramatic evening of performances on Wednesday, it was time for the results of the voting on Thursday. Chopping the show in half to just one hour, there was time enough only for host Steve Jones to tell viewers he would be announcing the top nine “IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER” 499 times, instead of 500. Before that, however, Willow Smith and Jessie J performed their latest hit singles, invigorating a crowd who struggled to maintain consciousness as Jones repetitively tried to highlight the stakes of the competition.

Smith’s “Fireball” was augmented with an appropriate level of pyrotechnics, while Jessie J’s “Domino” looked like a musical number Milla Jovovich’s character in”The Fifth Element” might have performed thanks to her multi-colored catsuit. Afterward, Jessie mentioned she had an extra costume in the back for Jones, and he almost responded in enough time for their exchange to qualify as “banter.” Read More...


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