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"The X Factor" Judges Reveal Top 12 Finalists

Top 12 Perform Live For America's Votes Wednesday, November 7 on FOX

Monday, November 5, 2012 - 4:46pm

 Live Results Announced Thursday, November 8


Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, L.A. Reid and Britney Spears – revealed the Top 12 finalists who will advance in the competition, and take the stage LIVE this week to perform for America’s vote. At the beginning of the show, the judges picked two acts from each category to move on in the competition. Then, the remaining eight acts battled it out for the final four spots. After tough deliberations by the judges, the Top 12 finalists are: Teens – Beatrice Miller, Arin Ray and Carly Rose Sonenclar; Young Adults – Cece Frey, Jennel Garcia and Paige Thomas; Over 25s – Vino Alan, Jason Brock and Tate Stevens; and Groups – 1432, Emblem3 and Lyric 145. At the end of the broadcast, Simon asked fans to help him rename 1432 by submitting group name ideas at


   On Wednesday, Nov. 7 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), THE X FACTOR heats up as the Top 12 finalists, with the help of their mentors, take the stage once again. But this time, it will be up to America, as well as the judges, to decide who moves forward in the competition.


   Immediately after the performance show, fans will be able to vote via 1) Verizon Touch Voting on The Xtra Factor App on Verizon Android devices; 2) toll-free calling; 3) text messaging for Verizon Wireless customers; and 4) online at Fans with valid Facebook accounts can also vote at


   Then, on Thursday, Nov. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), tune in to the first LIVE results show of the season, as hosts Khloé Kardashian Odom and Mario Lopez reveal the results of America’s votes and one finalist is eliminated from the competition.


  Teens (16 and under) whom Britney Spears is mentoring:

Beatrice Miller Age: 13 Hometown: Maplewood, NJ

Click HERE to watch/share Beatrice’s Top 16 performance

Keep up with Beatrice at:

Twitter: @BeatriceMiller


Arin Ray Age: 17 Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

Click HERE to watch/share Arin’s Top 16 performance

Keep up with Arin at:

Twitter: @ArinRaySings


Carly Rose Sonenclar Age: 13 Hometown: Westchester, NY

Click HERE to watch/share Carly’s Top 16 performance

Keep up with Carly at:

Twitter: @CarlyRoseMusic


The Young Adults (17-24) whom Demi Lovato is mentoring:

Cece Frey Age: 21 Hometown: Decatur, IL

Click HERE to watch/share Cece’s Top 16 performance

Keep up with Cece at

Twitter: @CeCeMissXtotheO


Jennel Garcia Age: 18 Hometown: Rochester, MA

Click HERE to watch/share Jennel’s Top 16 performance

Keep up with Jennel at:

Twitter: @JennelGarcia


Paige Thomas Age: 22 Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Click HERE to watch/share Paige’s Top 16 performance

Keep up with Paige at:

Twitter: @PaigeAva


The Over 25s whom L.A. Reid is mentoring:

Vino Alan Age: 40 Hometown: Laquey, MO

Click HERE to watch/share Vino’s Top 16 performance

Keep up with Vino at:

Twitter: @VinoAlan


Jason Brock Age: 35 Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Click HERE to watch/share Jason’s Top 16 performance

Keep up with Jason at:

Twitter: @jasonbroccoli


Tate Stevens Age: 37 Hometown: Raymore, MO

Click HERE to watch/share Tate’s Top 16 performance

Keep up with Tate at:

Twitter: @tatestevensctry


The Groups that Simon Cowell is mentoring:


Ally Brooke Age: 19 Hometown: San Antonio, TX @AllyBrooke

Camila Cabello Age: 15 Hometown: Miami, FL @camilacabello97

Normani Hamilton Age: 16 Hometown: Houston, TX @NormaniKordei

Dinah Jane Hansen Age: 15 Hometown: Santa Ana, CA @dinahjane97

Lauren Jauregui Age: 16 Hometown: Miami, FL @LaurenJauregui

Click HERE to watch/share 1432’s Top 16 performance

Keep up with 1432 at:

Twitter: @1432



Drew Chadwick Age: 20 Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA @drewchadwickE3

Keaton Stromberg Age: 16 Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA @KeatonStromberg

Wesley Stromberg Age: 18 Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA @WesleyStromberg

Click HERE to watch/share Emblem3’s Top 16 performance

Keep up with the Emblem3 at:

Twitter: @Emblemthree


Lyric 145

Jemelle Joseph Age: 23 Hometown: Bay Shore, NY @mrmelee

ulien Joseph Age: 19 Hometown: Bay Shore, NY @SirJewlz

Lyric Da Queen Age: 23 Hometown: Atlanta, GA @lyricdaqueen

Click HERE to watch/share Lyric 145’s Top 16 performance

Keep up with Lyric 145 at:

Twitter: @Lyric145


The eliminated acts include Diamond White from the Teens category; Willie Jones from Young Adults; David Correy from Over 25s; and Sister C from the Groups.










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