The X Factor 2012 season 2 finale is over and one lucky act walked away with the grand prize of a five million dollar recording contract! Three finalists remained going into The X Factor season 2 finale Thursday night: teen powerhouse Carly Rose Sonenclar, melting pot group act Fifth Harmony and country crooner Tate Stevens. Who won The X Factor USA 2012 season 2 when it was all over came as quite a shock to many fans. Who came out on top as The X Factor winner for season 2? Read on for the official results of The X Factor finale Thursday night!
WARNING: THE X FACTOR 2012 SPOILERS AHEAD!
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The final three left standing going into the first part of The X Factor 2012 season 2 finale Wednesday night were Carly Rose Sonenclar of Team Britney Spears, Tate Stevens of Team L. A. Reid and Fifth Harmony of Team Simon Cowell. The majority of the predictions on various fan sites from bloggers and in viewer polls gave strong odds to either Carly Rose Sonenclar or Tate Stevens easily winning over group act Fifth Harmony.
Before The X Factor season 2 winner was revealed in part two of the finale on Thursday night, Carly Rose Sonenclar and Tate Stevens seemed to be virtually tied with the voters. Both had ranked number one repeatedly in the public vote and they switched places several times over the past month. As for group act Fifth Harmony, virtually no one but their most diehard fans predicted they would end up as The X Factor winners for season 2.
After the final votes were counted and the official results were announced, who won The X Factor 2012 season 2? Did a 13-year-old vocal acrobat manage to beat out the country cowboy? Or was the underdog group act somehow blessed with a miracle at the last minute to give them the 5 million grand prize recording contract? Here are the final results from The X Factor USA finale results show for season 2!
3rd place: Fifth Harmony
And the final results are:
2nd place: Carly Rose Sonenclar
The person who won The X Factor 2012 season two is Tate Stevens!!
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