If you haven’t heard of Carly Rose Sonenclar yet you are seriously missing out on greatness. This 13-year-old diva is one of the most talented vocalists I’ve heard in quite some time. She has been among of the favorites to win The X Factor season two ever since she brought down the house during her audition where she covered “Feeling Good”, a song made famous by Nina Simone (and which she performed again during last night’s finale). She has since amassed over 500,000 followers on her Twitter page, including a legion of devoted fans who are known as #CarlysAngels that have helped keep Carly near the top of X Factor voting since the beginning. We were lucky enough to interview Carly recently and she is truly a star in the making.
Tonight, America will decide if she is worthy of the $5,000,000 recording contract that comes with winning season two of The X Factor. She is up against country singer Tate Stevens and the recently created girl group Fifth Harmony. Carly and Tate have flip flopped on top of the leader board ever since the voting began, while Fifth Harmony has been all across the board including surviving an elimination round as well.
Carly has been my favorite to win since the audition rounds. The live finale is on tonight on FOX 8pm/7pm CST. Below are two videos from Carly’s performance Finale that will surely get you on board with #CarlysAngels.