X Factor 2 Top 24! (VIDEOS)

Check out the X Factor 2 Top 24 below with links to videos! Read the press release below


The “Boot Camp” round of THE X FACTOR came to a dramatic conclusion tonight when the Top 24 acts were revealed. Then, the show’s producers informed the judges of the categories they will be mentoring for the rest of the season and which superstar guest would join each judge during the “Judges’ Homes” round of the competition. Simon Cowell, who will mentor Groups, was joined by Marc Anthony. Demi Lovato, set to mentor Young Adults (17-24), was paired up with Nick Jonas. L.A. Reid, who will mentor Over 25s (25 & up), was accompanied by Justin Bieber and talent manager Scooter Braun. Britney Spears, mentoring Teens (16 & under), was joined by will.i.am.

 Simon Cowell will mentor the following six GROUPS:

Dope Crisis – VIDEO

Eli Brown (age 30, from Philadelphia, PA)
Jesse Stearn (age 26, from Philadelphia, PA)

Emblem3 – VIDEO

Drew Chadwick (age 20, from Huntington Beach, CA)
Keaton Stromberg (age 16, from Huntington Beach, CA)
Wesley Stromberg (age 18, from Huntington Beach, CA)


Ally Brooke (age 19, from Santa Ana, CA) – VIDEO
Camila Cabello (age 15, from San Antonio, TX)
Normani Hamilton (age 16, from Miami, FL) – VIDEO
Dinah Jane Hansen (age 15, from Miami, FL) – VIDEO
Lauren Jauregui (age 16, from Court Pearland, TX) – VIDEO

Lyric 145 (One4Five & Lyric Da Queen) – VIDEO

Julien Joseph (age 19, from Bay Shore, NY)
Jemelle Joseph (age 23, from Bay Shore, NY)
Lyric-Bianca Barnes (age 23, from Atlanta, GA)


Austin Corini (age 17, from Gilroy, CA) – VIDEO
Brandon Hassan (age 16, from Irving, TX) – VIDEO
Johnny Maxwell (age 16, from Castro Valley, CA) – VIDEO
Josh Metzler (age 16, from Gilbert, AZ)
Owen Stuart (age 17, from Charlotte, NC) – VIDEO

Sister C – VIDEO

Carli Rayne Manchaca (age 21, from Cove, TX)
Celbi Manchaca (age 19, from Cove, TX)
Cirby Ryan Manchaca (age 18, from Cove, TX)

Demi Lovato will mentor the following six YOUNG ADULTS (17-24):

Cece Frey (age 21, from Decatur, IL) – VIDEO
Jennel Garcia (age 18, from Rochester, MA) – VIDEO
Jillian Jensen (age 20, from Rochester, MA) – VIDEO
Willie Jones (age 18, from Shreveport, LA) – VIDEO
Paige Thomas (age 22, from San Antonio, TX) – VIDEO
Nick Youngerman (age 21, from Tipp City, OH) – VIDEO

L.A. Reid will mentor the following OVER 25s (25 & Up):

Vino Alan (age 40, from Laquey, MO) – VIDEO
Daryl Black (age 38, from Elk Grove, CA) – VIDEO
Jason Brock (age 35, from San Francisco, CA) – VIDEO
David Correy (age 27, from Riva, MD) – VIDEO
Tara Simon (age 28, from Smyrna, GA) – VIDEO
Tate Stevens (age 37, from Raymore, MO) – VIDEO

Britney Spears will mentor the following six TEENS (16 & under):

Reed Deming (age 13, from San Antonio, TX) – VIDEO
Beatrice Miller (age 13, from Maplewood, NJ) – VIDEO
Arin Ray (age 17, from Cincinnati, OH) – VIDEO
Carly Rose Sonenclar (age 13, from Mamaroneck, NY) – VIDEO
James Tanner (age 15, from Columbus, OH)
Diamond White (age 13, from Los Angeles, CA) – VIDEO

To learn more about each of the Top 24 acts, please visit http://www.thexfactorusa.com/contestants/judges-homes for interviews, photos and additional information.

Tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 11 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) the 24 acts that made it to the “Judges’ Homes” round will continue vying for their spot on the live shows. With everything on the line, the contestants will have to perform well enough to convince their judge and guest mentor that they deserve one of the coveted spots in each judge’s final category. Next week on Wednesday, Oct. 17 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), the judges will each reveal which four acts continue and which two acts are eliminated.

After the “Judges’ Homes” round, THE X FACTOR returns with special LIVE episodes Thursday, Nov. 1 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) and on a special night Sunday, Nov. 4 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live /PT tape-delayed).

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