The X Factor Recap: Plenty of Talent to Go Around

Tonight The X Factor forged ahead in their quest to find the next big star and this time, they kicked it off in Kansas City. One thing I will say for The X Factor is that they have definitely decided to focus on the talent this season, leaving the cringe worthy auditions little air time with only montages of those who did not possess ‘The X Factor.’ This format works very well for two reasons: 1) No one wants to listen to bad, off key singing for two hours and 2) The abundance of talent gets viewers excited for the next round.

There truly is no shortage of talent this season on The X Factor with everything from free styling rappers, ala tonight’s Rizzloe Jones, to family men like 37 year old Tate Stevens, who channeled his inner country crooner and impressed all four judges. One contestant who had obviously planned to woo Simon with his favorite song "Unchained Melody" found out quickly that it was easier said than done (especially since Simon was M.I.A.) when her version fell flat. Luckily for Miss Cece Frey, the judges gave her another opportunity and she killed it with Christina Aguilera’s "Aint No Other Man." Read More...


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