|Janelle's X Factor|
|Broadcast from||December 4, 2012 - January 27, 2013|
|Origin||Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.|
|Favorite Song||"Die In Your Arms"|
|Genre(s)||Pop, R&B, pop rock|
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.
|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|
|Contestant||Week 1||Week 2||Week 3||Week 4||Week 5||Week 6||Week 7||Week 8||Week 9|
|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)|
|None||No final showdown or judges' votes; results were based on public votes alone|
Jane || Refused || Patrick || Amaro ||