Only three finalists remain in The X Factor 2012 season 2 finale, but who will come out on top? Country crooner Tate Stevens and thirteen-year old sensation Carly Rose Sonenclar battle it out at the top of the leader board every week, but will one of them actually manage finally edge out the other for the top prize as The X Factor season 2 winner? Or will the girl group Fifth Harmony, who amazingly got into the finale over boy band Emblem 3, surprise everyone by winning the 5 million dollar recording contract? Who will be The X Factor USA season 2 winner? Read on for our prediction for who will take home the grand prize!
Frankly, I don’t think Fifth Harmony has any chance of being the ones who won The X Factor USA season 2. Even The X Factor judges seemed shocked that Fifth Harmony made it to the finale. This group has been in the bottom, having to sing for their lives, and some would consider their appearance in the finale a fluke. Just saying . . . I mean, let’s look at their competition.
You’ve got the phenomenal Carly Rose Sonenclar, who we knew would make it to the finals. She has been blowing away the judges and fans since The X Factor season 2 auditions. While only thirteen years old, she has the stage presence of someone much older. With her set of lungs, she can belt out anything asked of her—even Celine Dion! She bounces around that stage, cool and confident, and accepts praise for her performance with grace. This girl is going to be a star whether she wins The X Factor 2012 or not. Did I mention she’s only thirteen?
Then there’s Tate Stevens, who sticks to his down-to-earth country act every week on The X Factor season 2. This is going to be a close one, as America has been charmed by this man’s character and his family. Sure, he’s got talent, but he also has the compassion factor, as America has seen his love for his wife—his high school sweetheart, we’re told—and his lovely daughter. He’s a man deserving of a break and may just get it. He will certainly get votes just because of being older and having a family to support. Carly Rose is just a kid who has her whole life ahead of her, right? Many voters may be thinking she will be a star without winning the show and he needs their support more.
After looking at these two contestants, I just don’t see how Fifth Harmony could be The X Factor 2012 winners for season 2. Sure, they are five pretty girls with great voices who can deliver a nice-sounding song. They are smooth and solid and even interesting to watch. I like hearing how their voices blend, even though, as judge L.A. Reid has mentioned more than once, they usually sing in unison. Reid went as far to say that the group should change their name to Fifth Unison. I tend to agree with that, as they rarely sing harmony. I’m not sure why they don’t, since harmony is in the name and sounds nice when they use it.
So who will be The X Factor season 2 winner? Will America vote in another country act as they did in American Idol 2012 with Scotty McCreery? If I personally had to choose, I would go for Carly Rose. I’m not a country music fan, but I know that there are plenty out there who may just vote Tate Stevens in as the winner of The X Factor Season 2. While I prefer the voice of Carly Rose Sonenclar, I think that the well-liked family man Tate Stevens just might win the prize.