Rion Paige took the stage on THE X FACTOR USA for her Top 8 live performance and Big Band Week. Rion Paige sang “Swingin” by John Anderson and later remade by LeAnn Rimes. 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: Rion Paige singing “Swingin” by John Anderson – Kelly said, “Rion has just put her diva hat on, wonderful job! Your vocal was good. I did not know you were so flirty.“ Paulina: “Blondy I love you so much, I am so excited for this moment.” Simon: “Did you choose this song, because thank God you did it was the perfect song – you handled the choreography great – you are as cute as a cupcake. What you showed tonight is the sort of artist you should be.” Demi: “I have to say it was your best performance, you killed it. Simon you have to watch out. I love you Rion, and I am thankfuil for you.”
– If you want to see Rion make it another week, you have to vote for her. Rion took to her twitter to say this about tonight’s performances, “Photo: DEAR RIONSTONES!!! This week is going to be BIG for me… And I’m SO excited for tonight! After 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 Rion’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.