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This page is to give you all the information and recent news of the X factor season 3! First look will be uploaded soon!

About the X Factor Season 3Edit

The X Factor is an American television music competition to find new singing talent; the winner of which receives a $5 million recording contract. The third season is set to premiere on Fox on September 11, 2013. Based on the UK format, the competition consists of auditions, in front of producers and then the judges with a live audience, bootcamp, judges' houses, and then the live finals. Producer auditions began on March 6, 2013, in Los Angeles, while judges auditions are expected to begin in May. L.A. Reid and Britney Spears left the series after season two.

Judges and hostsEdit

It was announced on October 22, 2012, that The X Factor would be returning for a third season.[2] with Simon Cowell confirmed to be returning.[3] On December 14, 2012, L.A. Reid announced that he would be leaving the show after serving as a judge on the show for its first two seasons, as he wished to refocus his work on his record company, Epic Records.[4] Britney Spears stated her intentions on returning to the show for its third season,[5] but it was confirmed on January 11, 2013, that she would not be returning, in order to focus on her music career.[6] Following the conclusion of season two, Demi Lovato questioned whether she would return for another season, or instead focus on her own career as a performer, stating, "I have no idea what’s gonna happen next season, and I don’t think anybody does."[7] However, on March 28, 2013, it was confirmed that Lovato will return. On April 22, it was confirmed by Fox that Mario Lopez would be returning to host season three, but Khloé Kardashian will not return.[8] Cowell confirmed via his twitter account that the full judging panel will be announced on May 20, 2013, with auditions beginning the next day.[9] According to reports, Hilary Duff, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Kelly Rowland, Paulina Rubio, and Ne-Yo were reported as potential replacements to Spears and Reid on the judging panel.[10][11] On May 20, 2013, the day before auditions began, Fox officially confirmed that former Destiny's Child member and X Factor UK judge Kelly Rowland and Mexican singer Paulina Rubio had been hired to replace Spears and Reid.[12]

Recent News Edit

Currently the auditions are being held and I'm not sure if its aired on television by now. Recently, the audition has been held in Denver.

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