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Thursday, November 29, 2012

'The X Factor' season 2 episode 19 recap: Demi Lovato, Simon Cowell tussle

Like a grunting, sweating prize-fighter making a mid-career switch to pursue pop superstardom, “The X Factor” barreled its way onward Wednesday night. "We're gonna come out swinging," quipped L.A. Reid in the episode's intro segment, presaging a show more
New York Daily News (blog) ( 11/29/2012 12:03:11 PM -08:00 )

'The X Factor' recap: The top 8 tackle No. 1 hits
The top 8 contestants on "The X Factor" tackled No. 1 songs this week and spent a lot of time talking about making it to No. 1 in the competition and nabbing the win. Throughout the evening, we were often reminded of the stakes -- a $5-million recording more
Los Angeles Times ( 11/29/2012 10:44:03 AM -08:00 )

The X Factor Recap: The top 8 perform
The X Factor Recap: The top 8 performThe end is near. With The X Factor unveiling a top six on Thursday, we're only a couple of weeks away from a new $5 million winner. And that meant some of the top eight came down with a virus I'm calling “trying too harditis” on Wednesday. Diamond White more
Toronto Star ( 11/29/2012 9:51:28 AM -08:00 )

Demi Lovato And Simon Cowell In X Factor USA Tiff
Demi Lovato And Simon Cowell In X Factor USA TiffSPOILER ALERT: This story covers an episode of the show which has not yet been broadcast in the UK. Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato have locked horns on The X Factor USA, sniping at one another as they criticised this week's performances. more
MTV UK ( 11/29/2012 7:51:04 AM -08:00 )

"X Factor": Top 8 take risks
"X Factor": Top 8 take risksThe final eight "X Factor" contestants tackled No. 1 songs, the theme for Wednesday night's competition, and many of the finalists didn't play it safe with their song choices. But, for most who took the risk in their song choice, it paid off in this double elimination more
CBS News ( 11/29/2012 7:33:35 AM -08:00 )

Paige Thomas Rickrolls America on 'X Factor'
Can someone please, please explain to us what the X Factor judges see in Paige Thomas? Aside from the fact that she's a dead ringer for Rihanna, of course. Seriously, though, did no one else find her performance laughable? After arguing with mentor Demi more
RollingStone.com ( 11/29/2012 7:08:25 AM -08:00 )

'X Factor': Paige, Tate Mix It Up, Britney Shakes It In will.i.am Video
'I'd dance with you any day,' Britney Spears tells Diamond White on Wednesday's show. By Gil Kaufman. The theme for Wednesday night's "X Factor" was #1 songs and the final eight definitely took some chances, with Paige Thomas, Diamond White and Tate more
MTV.com ( 11/29/2012 6:58:22 AM -08:00 )

'The X Factor': eight perform in another double-elimination week
Eight X-survivors perform tonight; two will go home Thursday night, explains “The X Factor” host Mario Lopez with an assist Khloe Kardashian Odom, who is shaping up as the most wonderfully awkward reality competition show host ever. First up: adorable more
Washington Post (blog) ( 11/29/2012 3:03:00 AM -08:00 )

X Factor 2012: Demi Lovato criticises Simon Cowell's acts and mocks his love life
X Factor 2012: Demi Lovato criticises Simon CowellJudges Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato could barely keep it civil as they repeatedly clashed on the hit show - with some arguments becoming heated and personal. At one point Lovato mocked the state of Cowell's love life and laughed at the fact the more
Daily Mail ( 11/29/2012 12:13:42 AM -08:00 )

'The X Factor' recap: Run Around and Desert You
Welcome back to The X Factor, starring "L.A. REID!" ……plus, "L.A. REID!" -- the tiny seated dancer so important Mario Lopez felt the need to roll call twice. Speaking of Mario, is anyone else becoming more and more amused that Mario feels compelled to more
Entertainment Weekly ( 11/28/2012 11:56:55 PM -08:00 )

'The X Factor' recap: Britney Spears' new video debuts; Carly Rose shines again
"The X Factor" is down to its final eight contestants and you know what that means: It's time to break out all the tired old boxing analogies. "The fight is on and the gloves are off," says Demi Lovato. "We're going to battle this week and I don't plan on losing," more
San Jose Mercury News ( 11/28/2012 10:17:43 PM -08:00 )

'X Factor' 2012 recap: The good, the bad and the Top 8
As we near the finale, which is in less than a month, we are at the chunk of "X Factor" episodes where everyone knows who the cream of the crop are, and everyone knows who will be heading home shortly. Despite a major setback for Vino Alan and a boost more
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com ( 11/28/2012 9:23:03 PM -08:00 )

The X Factor: Finalists Sing for a Spot in the Top 6
The Top 8 finalists on The X Factor tackled chart-topping songs Wednesday, knowing that Thursday they'll face another double elimination on Fox's singing show. With only a fraction of a percent separating the Top 4 contestants after last week's show, the more
Seattle Post Intelligencer ( 11/28/2012 8:26:14 PM -08:00 )

X Factor Recap: Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato Butt Heads, Paige Thomas
X Factor Recap: Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato Butt Heads, Paige ThomasWho will be No. 1 on The X Factor this week? "I want the No. 1 spot, you know, that's what I came here to do," the eerily poised Diamond White announced Wednesday after winning praise all around for going uptempo "I Wanna Dance With Somebody." more
E! Online ( 11/28/2012 7:42:06 PM -08:00 )

The X Factor: Whitney, Adele and worse decisions
The X Factor: Whitney, Adele and worse decisions. Wednesday, November 28, 2012. Comment. Comments(5). |. Email. E-mail. |. Print. THE X FACTOR: TOP 8: Diamond White performs live on THE X FACTOR,; THE X FACTOR: TOP 8: Vino Alan performs live more
Houston Chronicle (blog) ( 11/28/2012 7:32:27 PM -08:00 )

'X Factor' Top 8 sing No. 1 songs, Britney debuts video
'X Factor' Top 8 sing No. 1 songs, Britney debuts video. Ann Oldenburg, USA TODAYShare. Comments. Here's a recap of who impressed the judges and who is likely to be sent packing. Paige Thomas performs. (Photo: Ray Mickshaw, Fox). Story Highlights more
USA TODAY ( 11/28/2012 7:02:52 PM -08:00 )

X-Factor Live Stream Free: Watch Online Top 8 Double Elimination Show
The top 8 singers of The X Factor contest took to the stage last night and sang No. 1 songs. Tonight two contestants are expected to head home. Fans are able to tune in to see who will be eliminated on this Thursday's show, which will air live on TV at 8 p.m. more
Christian Post ( 11/29/2012 2:17:33 PM -08:00 )

Who Got Voted Off The X Factor Tonight 11/29/12?
Who Got Voted Off The X Factor Tonight 11/29/12?Tonight on FOX is an all new episode of THE X FACTOR USA Results Show. On tonight's result show America will vote to eliminate two artists and the remaining six will move on to the next phase of the competition. Did you watch last night's show? We did more
Celebrity Dirty Laundry ( 11/29/2012 2:03:19 PM -08:00 )

Who Is the Best Mentor on The X Factor? The Results Are In!
While we'd be happy to have the helpful advice of all four of the lovely judge/mentors on The X Factor, some would probably be mo' better than others. Namely, we respect L.A. Reid's position in the music industry, but would rather he keep his chill bumps to more
Wetpaint ( 11/29/2012 1:27:28 PM -08:00 )

'X Factor' S2, Ep 20 Recap: Top 8 Contestants Perform, Will.i.am and Britney
On The X Factor singers compete for a 5 million dollar recording contract. Each week they perform for judges Simon Cowell, L.A. Reid, Britney Spears, and Demi Lovato. On last night's show - season 2, episode 20 - we saw the Top 8 contestants perform, and more
Glamorosi (blog) ( 11/29/2012 1:03:14 PM -08:00 )