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The X Factor: Auditions Begin

February 07, 2011 01:00 PM by Christine McDow

The time has come for aspiring singers and vocal groups to audition for Simon Cowell’s new show, X Factor.  Auditions begin on March 27th for a fall debut.  To find out more about the show, what the grand prize will be and where you can audition keep reading!

On March 27th the X Factor auditions will begin in Los Angeles, CA.  Other cities that will be hosting auditions include Chicago, Dallas, Miami, New York/New Jersey and Seattle.  Singles and groups who think they have great vocals and audition to be on the show and win the grand prize of a $5 Million dollar Sony recording contract.  Why so young with American Idol, a similar singing competition, starts at the age of 15?

‘”I like the idea that a 12-year-old on this show can compete with an older singer and a singing group,” says Simon Cowell. “I’ve never believed there should be a cut-off age for talent, and we are going to put our money where our mouths are with the $5 million recording contract. I’m doing this show in America because I genuinely believe we can find a superstar.”

No word yet on who will be the judges and host, and when the premiere date will be.  Those announcements should coming in the next few weeks.  With the X Factor being such a hit in other parts of the world, and Simon Cowell having a hand in it, chances are whoever the host and judges are, the show will be a huge success in America.  Will you watch it?  Does America really need another singing talent reality show?

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5 Responses to “The X Factor: Auditions Begin”

  1. Chad Combest Says:
    February 8th, 2011 at 7:54 am

    I really want to be a country singer but I’ve always been to old to try out for American Idol but I hear there is no age limit on the X factor. How can I be a contestant on this show?

  2. star roselli Says:
    February 8th, 2011 at 4:55 pm

    i want to sign up for the x factor help i have a web page if you will look you wont be sorry myspace.com search my name star roselli leave a space between my first and last name it will take you to me im in my twenties and am high energy with a three octive range …..hello simon. truthfully star……………..

  3. Samanthia Smith Says:
    February 23rd, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    Luv to backround sing for the show !!

  4. girlssong Says:
    March 19th, 2011 at 6:20 pm

    The X-factor producers called me – they saw a video I had online, and now I don’t have to wait on line for an audition now…I can sing director for the Executive Producers. Anyone else get called?

  5. Lola Hughes Says:
    April 13th, 2011 at 9:43 am

    i went to audition for american idol last year, but i was turned around because of my age.I have a beautiful voice that god gave me and i think the world needs to hear it.


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