Ellona Santiago took the stage on THE X FACTOR USA for her Top 8 live performance and Big Band Week. Ellona Santiago sang “Mama Knows Best” by Jessie J. On tonight’s show the top 8 performed live in front of coaches Simon Cowell, Kelly Rowland, Demi Lovato and Paulina Rubio for America’s vote and to make it to the coveted “Top 6.” Did you watch tonight’s performance show? We did and we recapped it here for you.
On tonight’s show the theme for the evening is Big Band Week. The Top 8 Finalists will perform their song choices for the judges and America’s votes when the voting lines open immediately after the show. This week is a double elimination week, so the finalist have to bring their all to stick around another week.
Judges’ comments: Ellona Santiago sang “Mama Knows Best” by Jessie J. – Kelly said: “That was your best performance since you have been here.” Paulina said: “I am a big fan of yours and I love that you are in command. You are a superstar.” Simon said, “I did not say you were a Muppet, I said you were a puppet last week. This week it was a game changer. Next week lose the dancers. You are an incredible singer, fantastic choice of song.” Demi said, “Ellona I could not be more proud of you. Your story touched so many people, I am really really thankful for you. I agree with Simon, you could win this competition.”
If you want to see Ellona make it another week, you have to vote for her. Ellona took to her twitter to thank her fans, “Without you guys I won’t be here today. Please continue to support me on
@TheXFactorUSA love you guys so much”
Canadian vocalist Michael Bublé is scheduled to be a guest performer Wednesday and Thursday on The X FACTOR. This soulful crooner has been topping the charts for the past 10 years. He’s won three Grammy Awards, an American Music Award and a stunning 11 Juno Awards. Michael Bublé won’t be the only international superstar to take the stage on this week! The X Factors very own Demi Lovato will also perform live on Thursday.
Check out the video below and let us know what you thought of Ellona’s performance? Was it enough for her to make it through for another week? Did you miss any of the other artists performances? If you did, you can see them all HERE! Sound out in the comments below and let us know your thoughts.