Janelle's X Factor
Season 3
Season 3 logo
Broadcast from December 4, 2012 - January 27, 2013
Judges Janelle_Pierzina
Host(s) 49288
Broadcaster Tengaged
Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande 2013-09-29 19-55

Origin Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.
Favorite Song "Die In Your Arms"
Genre(s) Pop, R&B, pop rock
Christina Grimmie
Proceeded by
Demi Lovato
Followed by

Janelle's X Factor is a tengaged based music competition that sets out to find new music talent.The third season began airing on Tengaged on December 4, 2012, and was won by Ariana Grande  on January 27, 2013, with Christina Grimmie finishing as runner-up and Josh51 emerging as the winning mentor.

This series saw a number of changes to the format, most notably a new name, It was named 'X-Idol' it brought in different elements from hit TV singing competitions and making the most of a singer's abilities. Also only cover artists were allowed to compete. The following season diverted back to the original format, only keeping the judges save element.

Some controversy centered upon the dismissals of judge LoganGage14 and presenter Danielvk, who were replaced by ThomasSwift, who returned to the show after departing at the end of season two, and Top Chef host 49288 respectively.

Judges and hostsEdit

Judges Janelle_Pierzina, Mybash_, Josh51, and ThomasSwift who left the program at the end of season two returned to judge the contestants. 49288 returned to present the series for a second season.

Selection ProcessEdit


Audition city


Audition venue
Los Angeles, California 4th December 2012 Galen Center
Seattle, Washington 6th December 2012 KeyArena
Chicago, Illinois 8th December 2012 Sears Centre
Atlanta, Georgia 8th December 2012 Philips Arena
Dallas, Texas 10th December 2012 American Airlines Center
Miami, Florida 10th December 2012 BankUnited Center

Live ShowsEdit

Results summaryEdit

Weekly results per contestant
Contestant Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9
Ariana Grande 2nd 1st 2nd 1st N/A 1st 1st 1st Winner
Christina Grimme Bottom 2 2nd 5th 4th N/A Saved 2nd 2nd Runner Up
Melanie Amaro Saved 6th 4th Bottom 2 N/A 3rd 3rd 3rd Eliminated (week 8)
Max Schnieder 1st 3rd Bottom 2 2nd N/A 2nd 4th Eliminated (week 7)
Cassadee Pope 4th Bottom 2 1st 3rd N/A 5th Eliminated (week 6)
Sam Tsui 8th 7th 6th Saved N/A 6th Eliminated (week 6)
Beatrice Miller 3rd 5th 3rd Bottom 2 Eliminated (week 4)
Drew 7th 8th Saved 9th Eliminated (week 4)
Tanner Patrick 5th Saved Bottom 2 Eliminated (week 3)
Connie Talbot 9th 4th Ejected Ejected (week 3)
Rachel Crow 6th Bottom 2 Eliminated (week 2)
Maddi Jane Bottom 2 Eliminated (week 1)
Ella Henderson 13th Eliminated (week 1)
Final showdown Grimme,
None No final showdown or judges' votes; results were based on public votes alone
Logan's vote Jane Crow Patrick Miller
Janelle's vote Jane Crow Patrick Miller
Josh's vote

Jane || Refused || Patrick || Amaro ||

MyBash's vote Jane Pope Patrick Miller

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