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Watch Carly Rose Sonenclar Sing Nina Simone's "Feeling Good" in X Factor 2012 Audition (VIDEO)

"Little diva" Carly Rose Sonenclar took down the house during The X Factor Season 2, Episode 2, with her ambitious cover of Nina Simone's "Feeling Good." The 13-year-old crooner got a standing ovation from all four judges and the audience. Prepare to bawl your eyes out when the camera pans to her parents. //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/oY26mvghgaA/watch-carly-rose-sonenclar-sing-nina-simones-feeling-good-in-x-factor-2012-audition-on-sept-13-video

The X Factor 2012: will.i.am to Work With Britney!

Shut up! For a while there, we were worried that Britney Spears was flying solo while mentoring her contestants on The X Factor! We know that L.A. Reid has Biebs in the house (literally) to work with his group, Simon is engaging in a battle of charm and accents with co-mentor Marc Anthony, and Demi Lovato is having a little family reunion with Nick Jonas. Not to be outdone by her fellow judges, TV Guide is reporting that Britney Spears knew Black Eyed Pea will.i.am would give her some extra... //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/PihgxpRUQ_U/the-x-factor-2012-william-to-work-with-britney

"The X Factor": More Auditions

"The X Factor" continues it’s second season premiere week with more auditions from San Francisco and Providence, Rhode Island. //www.starpulse.com/news/Sherrill_Fulghum/2012/09/14/the_x_factor_more_auditions?ref_src=news_rss

The Best X Factor 2012 Auditions in Week 1: From Carly Rose Sonenclar to Emblem3

X Factor auditions are a giant hot mess of magical wonder, yet Simon Cowell and his minions always end up finding a handful of shining stars. Get the lowdown by checking out our favorite performances from The X Factor's Season 2 premiere! Oh, and also — we're loving Britney's new hipster glasses. Before we know it she'll be wandering around in Bobs (Skechers' versions of Tom's shoes, duh). //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/GWybzMuHRSs/the-best-x-factor-2012-auditions-in-week-1-from-carly-rose-sonenclar-to-emblem3

The X Factor Night Two: Why Did a 13-Year-Old Make the Judges' Jaws Drop?

The second night of The X Factor 's Season 2 premiere featured the good, the bad and the very attractive (if untalented). A Britney Spears stalker took the stage, an overconfident diva got shut down by Simon Cowell , and a 13-year-old wowed the judges with a rendition of Nina Simone's "Feeling Good" that soared beyond her years. The show featured... //www.tvguide.com/News/X-Factor-Night2-Recap-1053036.aspx?rss=breakingnews

The X Factor 2012 Premiere’s Worst Performances Part 2: Patrick Ford Freaks Everyone Out

On a scale of one to ten, we love The X Factor this much (holds up jumbo bag of shrimp chips). What other show gives fans the chance to curl up on the couch, spray liquid "butter" on a bucket of popcorn, and enjoy the dulcet tones of hopeful starlets across this great nation? Sob, we are so full of American pride and carbs right now, we could explode into soooong! Of course, with great power comes great responsibility –– and it's up to our beautiful judges (looking at you, Demi's... //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/LE7XjhwkPLE/the-x-factor-2012-premieres-worst-performances-part-2-patrick-ford-freaks-everyone-out

Watch All The X Factor Auditions From Episode 2 on Sept. 13, 2012

The X Factor Season 2 premiere ended with us ugly-crying as Jillian Jensen described how she's battled brutal bullying, closing the show out with Jessie J's "Who You Are." We didn't think anyone could top our girl Jilly — until little 13-year-old Carly Rose Sonenclar belted her heart out on Nina Simone's "Feelin' Good." Let's hear it for the girls. Watch all of the performances from Episode 2 below! //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/2jVcJ3oX_6o/watch-all-the-x-factor-auditions-from-episode-2-on-sept-13-2012

X Factor 2012 Contestant Jillian Jensen Reveals Bullying Drove Her to Hurt Herself

We've fallen hard for hopeful X Factor contestant Jillian Jensen and her raspy voice. This gal killed it during her audition (bringing Simon Cowell to tears, mind you!), but it was her heartfelt story that really struck a note with us. Get it? A note! We didn't get to hear too much about Jillian's struggles with bullying during her audition, but she's come clean about her painful past in an interview with OK! Magazine. "I was first bullied in seventh grade when I did the right thing by... //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/UFMnLalAe-0/x-factor-2012-contestant-jillian-jensen-reveals-bullying-drove-her-to-hurt-herself