'X Factor' double elimination: Lyric145 and Jennel Garcia go home, Tate Stevens tops fan ranking
Lyric145 were sent home first. The hip-hop group were panned Wednesday night by all the judges except mentor Simon Cowell for their rap version of Queen's "We Will Rock You," so their Diva Week exit isn't a huge surprise.
After naming those sent straight through to Top 10, two surprising acts remained: Jennel Garcia and Paige Thomas, both mentored by Demi Lovato.
After their sing-off, both L.A. Reid and Britney Spears voted out Jennel. Called on next, Simon refused to answer until after he heard Demi's vote. Mario Lopez, desperately tried to play enforcer and instead only made everyone squirm. Finally acknowledging that Simon's "the boss," he called on Demi, who voted for Paige to go. Simon then said his deciding vote for Jennel was a "relatively easy decision." (So why the delay tactics?)
Here are the Top 10 ranked according to fan voting.
1. Tate Stevens
2. Carly Rose Sonenclar
3. Vino Alan
5. CeCe Frey
6. Fifth Harmony
7. Diamond White
8. Beatrice Miller
9. Arun Ray
10. Paige Thomas
Taylor Swift performed her single "State of Grace" on the live results show, counseling the aspiring acts afterward to "just be nice to people ... no matter how tired you are or no matter what kind of bad day you're having."
It was a very bad day for Lyric145 and Jennel. Did you think they sent the right acts home?