1. 'X-Factor's' Astro and Marcus Canty Sign To Epic Records

    January 18, 2012 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Although Melanie Amaro was the official winner of the first season of "X-Factor," fellow contestants, Astro and Marcus Canty, walked away winners as well. Astro, born Brian Bradley, and Canty, have both signed deals with Epic Records, re-u ...

  2. 'X Factor' Goes Live, Final 12 Acts Picked

    October 26, 2011 10:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Each episode, "X Factor" continues to surprise, and this week was no different. Two weeks ago, the show's schedule was rearranged for baseball and last week, Simon eliminated Melanie Amaro, only to quickly bring her back after realizi ...

  3. 'X Factor': 17 Contestants Move to Live Round & Simon Gets Soft

    October 19, 2011 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 As "X Factor" eliminations rolled around again last night (Oct. 18), only 17 of the 32 contestants left the judges' homes as competitors in the live round. Nearly every contestant was in tears, whether celebrating or mourning shattere ...

  4. 'X Factor' Boot Camp Begins: 162 Contestants Enter, Only 32 Will Leave

    October 06, 2011 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 More than 150 contestants made it through the "X Factor" auditions, but only 32 will continue on to the final competition. In the first 15 minutes of the "X Factor" boot camp round, that number was slashed down to 100. As bootcam ...