About the Show
The X Factor is an American television Reality music competition created by Simon Cowell and produced by Sony Music Entertainment with the collaboration of FremantleMedia aired on Fox channel from 2011 to 2013.The Show was actually based on and an addition to the ' The X Factor Franchise. Due to this series they were able to find new singing talent. The winner is selected by the Viewers by via telephone, the Internet, and SMS voting, and awarded a recording contract with Cowell's Production record label Syco Music, worth millions of Dollars cash record as well.
History of the Show
In November 2010, The Fox channel started the new show's short commercials for the program, which displayed the text as the New show is coming soon in America Fall 2011.The New York Times also described the commercials as efforts made by the by the Fox television network to set up the new launch of The X Factor as a television "show." In February 2011, Fox unveiled the official logo for the show in a promo starring Cowell.
Judges of the Show
When the U.S. version of The X Factor,was announced Simon Cowell was the only confirmed and permanent judge for the show. Eventually, Grammy Award-winning The record Executive,songwriter and the record Producer was the Former UK X Factor judge Cheryl Cole and Cowell's friend in the Previous show in American Idol colleague Paula Abdul were confirmed to join Cowell in the judging panel.
Simon Cowell was the permanent judge of the show for full three seasons from 2011 to 2013.
Cheryl Cole as the judge in the Show for one season 2011.
Paula Abdul was also taking part in the Show as a Judge only for season1
L A Reid was a permanent judge in the show for 2 years 2011 to 2012.
Nichole Scherzinger was also judge in the show only for the season 1 2011
Demi Lovato was also as the judge in the show.she was as the judge in two seasons from 2012 to 2013.
Britney Spears was also as the Judge in the show in 2012.
Kelly Rowland was the judge in the show in 2013.
Paulina Rubio was the judge in 2013 as the judge.
Hosts of the show
Cowell who is the producer of the show initially indicated that The X Factor might have two hosts. On May 8, 2011, Nicole Scherzinger Steve Jones were announced as co-hosts of the show. However, with the departure of judge Cheryl Cole in season one, Scherzinger took her place and Steve Jones became the host of the show.
Steve Jones was the Host of the show in season 1.
Khaloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez were the two hosts in the season 2
Mario Lopez was the sole host in the show in season 3
Auditions of the contestants
Applicants are given an opportunity to show their talent and for this purpose they can apply by uploading a video for audition to the Internet. The producers of the show also send a van to the people for the audition to various locations from all over the U.S. to audition and the singers who are unable to attend the arena auditions. The first round of auditions is held in front of producers a month before the show is aired, some has taken part by application and appointment, and others in came in through"open" auditions that anyone get ease. These auditions held at various Locations of U.S.,and attract very large crowds. The producers' auditions are not shown on TV. After waiting at the venue for hours each candidate is given a chance for a brief audition by someone from the production team. If they pass that audition, they are given a life making chance that allows them to audition for a more senior member of the production team. Only the candidates who successfully pass this second audition are invited to perform in front of the judges.
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Format of the show
The format of the show is primarily concerned with identifying the best singing talent, with respect to appearance, personality and dance routines are also taken in to the consideration because it is an important element of many performances. Every judge is assigned one into four categories for the better judgement. For season one, these categories were boys as aged between 12 to 29 and the girls as the aged between 12 to 29. Season 2 categories and age group boundaries were little changed. Although show was live, the judges act as mentors to their categories, helping to decide song choices, styling and appearance, while judging contestants from other categories.
Performances of the Contestants
The show is essentially based on identifying a potential pop star or star group and singing talent, the appearance of the personality and the contestant stage presence and at the last contestant dance performances. In the very initial live shows, each act performs once in front of a studio audience and the judges. Dancers are also commonly featured. Acts according to occasion accompanied themselves on guitar or piano. Each live show has had a different theme according to the set up each contestant song is chosen according to the selected theme. After the performance of each act each act, the judges comment on their performance. Once all the acts have appeared the voting lines are open to vote the contestant.
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Season 1 ( 2011 )
Season 1 Finale was aired on the Television in 22 December, 2011.
Winner of the Season
Melanie Amaro was the Winner of the Season 1
Twist in the Season
It was announced that Cowell who is the main Judge is going to bring an act from his Girl category.that he eliminated first.He thought it was the biggest mistake.The act was later reveled by the Season's winner so that was the reason therefore season 1 had 17 episodes instead 16.
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Season 2 ( 2012 )
The Finale of the Season 2 was on two hours episode and the episode were also two one on 19 December, 2012 and 20 December 2012.
Winner of the Season
Tate Stevens was the winner of the Season 2.
Twist in the Season
Its was the season like the first season where their was no public voting each the contestant is selected by their own acts or eliminated.All the judges were agreed to bring back further one act and the act was Later reveled by Diamond White.
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Season 3 ( 2013 )
The Season 3 of X Factor was also like Season 2 consists of two episode and each episode was of two hours and aired on December, 18 2013 and December, 19 2013.
Winner of the Season
The winner of the season 3 were Alex and Sierra
Twist in the season
It was the same as the two previous seasons were,there was no public voting.Everything was same like the previous two and the act was later reveled by Josh Levi.
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