The X Factor USA 2012: Winner, Live Results and Videos

Tonight is the big night! The X Factor USA will crown the big winner of the second season. Who do you think will bring home the $5 million prize?

Will it be Fifth Harmony, Carly Rose Sonenclar or Tate Stevens? Are you ready America?

Join us for the live and final results of The X Factor USA Season 2 Finals!

Our prediction: Carly Rose Sonenclar will win!

— Live recap starts here! —

  • X Factor Red Carpet! The judges and performers, Pitbull and One Direction, has just arrived.
  • The final three are singing “All You Need Is Love”.
  • Tate Stevens is up on the stage first singing “Please Come Home for Christmas” by The Eagles.
  • Mario announced there were 35 million votes cast for the finale.
  • Simon’s girl group Fifth Harmony are performing “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” by Mariah Carey.
  • Carly Rose Sonenclar is now singing her rendition of “All I Want For Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey
  • The third place winner will be announced shortly. Stay tuned!
  • And the X Factor USA 2012 third place winner is … FIFTH HARMONY!
  • Pitbull is up on stage singing “Don’t Stop The Party” from his new album “Global Warming.”
  • One Direction” now performing “Kiss You.”
  • Next, the final two singers are going to do a duet! They’re performing Miley Cyrus’popular song “The Climb”.
  • So who’s gonna win? Carly Rose or Tate Stevens?


X FACTOR 2012 WINNER : Tate Stevens

2nd Place: Carly Rose Sonenclar

3rd Place: Fifth Harmony

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