X Factor US sudah memasuki babak semi final, yang berarti minggu depan kita sudah mendapatkan juara X Factor US season 2 ini. Dan mereka akan membawakan 2 lagu pilihan juri. Dan LA.Reid juga mengumumkan bahwa dia tidak menjadi juri X Factor US season 3 tahun depan karena ingin berkonsentrasi sebagai CEO Epic Records. Simak penampilan mereka berikut ini:
1. Tate Stevens – LA Reid – Over 25?s – “Bonfire” by Craig Morgan
Britney: “I don’t think it was your best.”
Demi: “I have to disagree. That was a freaking amazing performance. It totally brought me home.”
Simon: “You could have chosen something mushy and treacly. But, you brought the song you wanted to record. It was one of my favorite performances. It wasn’t you being controlled by somebody. You look like a man who believes he can win the competition.”
LA: “I’m glad I learned to listen. It was the most fun I’ve had.”
2. Carly Rose Sonenclar – Britney Spears – Teens – “Your Song” by Elton John
LA: “Risky, but you’ve done things with that song I’ve never heard done before.”
Demi: “It’s still very predictable. I think this was my favorite song that you’ve ever performed.”
Simon: “I’m going to ignore my little brat! That was a beautiful version of a beautiful song. It wasn’t your best performance, I think your nervous.”
Britney: “I’m so proud to be your mentor.”
3. Emblem Three – Simon Cowell – Groups – “Baby I Love Your Way” by Peter Frampton
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Britney: “That performance felt really special. You’re way more than a boy band.”
Demi: “That’s exactly what I was talking about. That’s what makes me love them.”
Simon: “This reminded me of your very first audition. You chose a fantastic song. If this doesn’t get you into the final, nothing will.”
4. Fifth Harmony – Simon Cowell – Groups – Anything Can Happen by Ellie Goulding
LA: “That performance was the very best vocal performance you’ve ever done! I didn’t like the waiters, I thought it was inventive.”
Britney: “I loved everything about it.”
Demi: “The dresses, everything, it was so cute. You pulled out the sparkle you guys need.”
Simon: “You’ve come in to this competition as underdogs. It will take a miracle. But after that performance, anything now can happen.”
Di babak ke-2 mereka membawakan lagu yang membawa mereka ke Final.
5. Tate Stevens – “Fall” by Clay Walker”
Britney: “That was a direct hit.”
Demi: “Your wife must feel like the luckiest girl in the world. You deserve this. You did amazing.”
Simon: “That was a great song. There is as much chance of you going back to your old job as me flying to the moon.”
LA: “You’re consistent. Tonight was not exception.”
6. Carly Rose Sonenclar – “Imagine” by John Lennon
LA: “It’s a difficult song…you always now how to bo in and find that note.”
Demi: “Amazing. Awesome.”
Simon: “I would have kept you at the piano. IT was like 5 things happened in that song. It made a beautiful song fussy. I’m not sure that song needs those big notes.”
Britney: “It’s time for you to go beyond this stage and compete with the biggest stars in the world.”
7. Emblem Three– “Hey Jude” by The Beatles
LA: “You actually are teen heart throbs like the Beatles.”
Britney: “That was an + performance. Take a bow”
Demi: “I don’t know if you can compare them to the Beatles yet…but I think you guys have the potential.”
Simon: “I just feel so proud of what you achieved tonight. You have nailed it on both songs.”
8. Fifth Harmony – “Impossible” by Shontelle
LA: “I think the song choice was lazy.”
Britney: “I would be really surprised if you guys were here next week.”
Demi: “It’s going to come down to your fan base. I hope that they pull through for you, but I am a little worried for you.”
Simon: “It was the right thing to do. It was a reminder of why I fell in love with you in the first place.”
Penampilan Result Show dibuka oleh 4 Finalis yang menyanyikan “Coming Home” Skylar Grey
Dan bintang tamu malan ini adalah, New Artist Highlight CreativeDisc bulan lalu, Bridgit Mendler dengan “Ready or Not”. Pengumuman finalis pertama yang masuk ke babak Final adalah Fifth Harmony, dan Britney Spears menunjukkan wajah surprisenya karena menurutnya kemarin itu adalah penampilan terakhir mereka.
Dilanjutkan Bruno Mars tampil dengan #1 Billboard Hot 100 yang ke-4 nya, “Locked Out of Heaven”.
Selanjutnya yang masuk babak final adalah Tate Stevens dan Carly Rose Sonenclar.
Yang tereliminasi adalah Emblem Three. Walau mereka pulang, sepertinya Simon Cowell sudah pernah bilang bahwa dia akan mengontrak mereka.
Minggu depan Result Show Grand Finale X Factor US ada penampilan dari One Direction dan Pitbull.
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