'X Factor' USA opens online auditions for season two
Published Dec 16 2011, 10:45 GMT | By Lara Martin The X Factor
USA has opened online auditions for its second season.
The singing competition will conclude its debut season with a two-part live finale next week, with a second season previously confirmed by Fox last month
Singers and vocal groups can now submit their audition videos through the official website
until Saturday, December 31. Marcus Canty
, who made it to the live shows this season, was one of the contestants who auditioned via YouTube for the first season.
Cities and dates for the open auditions and MyStudio Booth Auditions - which found Drew Ryniewicz this season - will be announced at a later date. The X Factor
chose its final three for season one on Thursday night's results show, when Marcus Canty, Chris Rene, Melanie Amaro and Josh Krajcik discovered who would be going home and who would be advancing to next week's finale. The X Factor
concludes Wednesday, December 21 and Thursday, December 22 at 8/7c on Fox. > X Factor names its season one final three> X Factor poll results: Josh Krajcik rules the semi-finals
Browse a gallery of this week's X Factor
results show below (spoilers included):
Melanie, Josh, Chris and Marcus opened the show with a group performance.