Recaps for The X Factor (US)

What's Hot Today

'X Factor' Recap: Finale Night Brings Tears, Cheers and a Simon Cowell Victory

The X Factor crowned its season three winner during a two-hour finale on Thursday night. The way-too-long broadcast featured guest performances by Mary J. Blige , Leona Lewis , Lea Michele , Pitbull and Ke$ha and One Direction. Unfortunately for the live audience, however, all were pre-taped with the exception of Pitbull's "Timber" and Lewis' sparkly holiday number, "One More Sleep." Glee star Lea Michele knocked it out of the park with her new single, "Cannonball," likely an ode to her late boyfriend and former co-star Cory Monteith .   Read More...   //

'The X Factor (US)' Season 3 Announces Winner in Star-Studded Finale

One Direction, Mary J. Blige, Lea Michele and more make musical performances before viewers learn who among Alex and Sierra, Jeff Gutt and Carlito Olivero claims the champion title.  Read More... //

'The X Factor' Season 3 Finale Recap: The Winner Is...

After a long and low-rated season, The X Factor is finally coming to an end. Tonight the season 3 winner is named amid a slew of Christmas cheer and performances by One Direction, Glee's Lea Michele and many more. //

Recap: 'The X Factor' Season 3 Finale - The Winner is...

It's judgement time for Alex & Sierra, Carlito Olivero and Jeff Gutt as The X Factor had its third season finale on Thursday, December 19, 2013. HitFix's Daniel Fienberg recaps... //

'The X Factor' Season 3: Final 3 Performance Rankings

Here are my rankings for the best and worst performances from the Top 3 acts of The X Factor season 3. Also, check out my recap of the episode . //

'X Factor' Recap: Final Three Battle One Last Time

After three months of auditions, a nerve-wracking four-chair challenge, and weeks of performances and heartbreaking eliminations, it was down to the wire as the final three acts battled it out one last time on The X Factor . “This is not about winning,” said Simon Cowell . “It’s about launching a career.” In a flashy opening segment, the remaining finalists --  Jeff Gutt , Alex and Sierra , and Carlito Olivero  -- arrived by limo, helicopter, and motorcycle and banded together for one cause: to rock the audience with a cover of Queen’s “We Will Rock You” (oh, Adam Lambert , wherefore art thou?).  Read More...   //

'The X Factor' Recap: The Final 3 Perform

'Twas the week before Christmas and all through The X Factor , Paulina Rubio said something stupid, so Simon Cowell smacked her.  Read More... //

'The X Factor' Season 3 Final Performances Recap: The Top 3 Make Grand Entrances

Duo Alex and Sierra are whisked in by helicopter, Jeff Gutt rides a motorcycle and Carlito Olivero arrives in a town car before opening the show with 'We Will Rock You'.  Read More... //

Recap: 'The X Factor' Season 3 Finale - Performances

Alex & Sierra, Jeffrey Gutt and Carlito Olivero perform for the last time on the Wednesday, December 18 performance finale of The X Factor, recapped by Daniel Fienberg.  Read More... //

"The X Factor" Voting Results for December 12

Plus: next week's season finale to feature performances from One Direction, Mary J. Blige and Leona Lewis.  Read More... //