Articles Tagged 'Leon Jackson'

X Factor Starts Again Tomorrow Night in the UK

Britain’s answer to American Idol premieres its sixth season Saturday night. And it has a new format influenced by Britain’s Got Talent: contestants now audition before a live studio audience. Unfortunately, the auditions aren’t live for the viewers. However, if there’s a particularly stunning performance – good or bad – I’ll try and post it […]

The British Had Their Own “Adam Lambert vs. Kris Allen”

Things aren’t look that great for Adam Lambert going into tonight’s American Idol finale against Kris Allen. According to DialIdol – a website that “measures the busy signal to determine which Idols are getting the most votes” – the predictions for tonight’s finale are “too close to call.” People have been pegging the final as […]

Leon Jackson May Be No. 1, But Rhydian Has the Buzz

X Factor‘s Leon Jackson and Rhydian Roberts are shaping up to be the UK’s answer to American Idol‘s Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken. Likable winner with above-average talent beats campy vocal virtuoso but loses when it really matters – at the cash register. (Studdard may provide a cautionary tale for Jackson: he was recently dropped […]

Leon v. Rhydian on The X Factor: Most Contested Vote SinceGore v. Bush.

In a stunning upset, Leon Jackson won X Factor on Saturday, prevailing over season-long favorites Rhydian Roberts and brother-sister duo Same Difference. Watch on YouTube: Leon performs “White Christmas” on the finaleRhydian sings “O Holy Night” on the finaleLeon sings “When You Believe”Rhydian sings “When You Believe”Leon talks about winning Rhydian’s fans are already angrily […]