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Inspirational 13-Year-Old Singer Battling Multiple Medical Conditions Blows Simon Cowell’s Mind [VIDEO]

It’s rare to hear Simon Cowell call a performer “extraordinary,” but he used that exact word to describe X Factor USA contestant Rion Paige in 2013. The 13-year-old shared her inspiring story and went on to wow the judges with…

Contestant Leaves Simon Cowell SPEECHLESS … And Not In A Good Way [VIDEO]

We know Simon Cowell doesn’t hold back when it comes to criticizing bad singers, but one X Factor USA contestant actually left him speechless in 2013. The contestant seemed to think it was a good sign, but it definitely wasn’t.…

Contestant Dedicates Whitney Houston’s Song To One Of The Judges But Does It Work?[VIDEO]

Back in 2012, an X Factor contestant delivered a passionate audition to a Whitney Houston song, and he did it all for judge Tulisa. The contestant’s name was Jason Viet Tien. Jason charmed the judges with his love for Tulisa…

Guys Refuse To Give Up, Even After Simon Cowell Calls The Duo ‘Crazy Bad’ [VIDEO]

Simon Cowell has seen some bad auditions in his time, but he called one X Factor duo “crazy bad” when they tried out in 2008. Their names are Ant and Seb, and they refused to give up, even after a…

Contestant Confuses The Judges With A FAKE Voice? [VIDEO]

The X Factor USA really seemed to follow in American Idol‘s footsteps in terms of weird auditions. That includes Joseph Tolve, who tried out for the show in 2013 and shocked the judges with his high-pitched voice. But was Joseph…

Contestant Sings Original Emotional Song To Get Back His Ex-Girlfriend — Watch What Happens Next [VIDEO]

Aidan Martin, who grew up in Cleadon, auditioned for X Factor and melted our hearts with this soul-touching song. He sent goosebumps throughout this performance. Watch Aidan Martin’s audition on ‘X-Factor’ The 27-year-old poured his heart and soul into his…

Simon Cowell’s BIGGEST TV Argument To Date — Where Is Mason Noise Now?

Back in 2015, Simon Cowell faced Mason Noise during the Six Chair Challenge, in what turned out to be the show and Cowell’s biggest contestant vs judge argument to date. Find out where the viral singer is now after his…

CRINGE! Contestant Reads Lyrics On Her Phone, Blatantly Ignores Simon Cowell [VIDEO]

What would talent shows like The X Factor USA be without a few cringeworthy auditions? Take, for example, Yosselin Marquez, a singer who auditioned for the show in 2013. Yosselin’s audition was awkward for a number of reasons, and the…

Simon Cowell Escorts Contestant Off The Stage Because She Won’t STOP Singing [VIDEO]

Some contestants just don’t know when to stop singing — like Jocelyn Hinton on The X Factor USA. In 2013, she failed to impress the judges, but wouldn’t give up on trying to convince them. It went on for so…

Contestant REFUSES To Leave, Takes Extreme Measures After Being Rejected From The Show [VIDEO]

We’ve seen plenty of talent show contestants who refuse to take no for an answer, but X Factor UK hopeful Michael Lewis took it to a new extreme. In 2011, he actually lay down on the stage after being rejected.…