Jeff Gutt took the stage on THE X FACTOR USA for his Top 8 live performance and Big Band Week. Jeff Gutt sang “Feeling Good” by Nina Simone. 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: Jeff Gutt “Feeling Good” by Nina Simone – Demi said: “WOW, I never thought I would hear you say this song but you killed it. You did amazing.” Paulina said: “What a great job, I loved it. I think you killed it!” Simon said: “It was absolutely fantastic, from the minute you grabbed the microphone you owned it. I love your Dad. I think you are a decent guy, you deserve a break. This is by far your best performance.” Kelly said: “You nailed it. Incredible job. I will be downloading.” Jeff got a standing ovation from the judges!
If you want to see Jeff make it another week, you have to vote for him. Jeff took to his twitter to say this about the theme this week, “Has anyone ever been to see a Big Band concert? Yes? No? I haven’t, but after working this week I wanna check one out! VEGAS!”
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 Jeff’s performance? Was it enough for him 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.