Season 2 'X Factor' finale
On Thursday night, Season 2 of the hit reality show came to an end, with country singer Tate Stevens claiming the coveted "X Factor" title.
Results show: The Top 6 become 4
Two more contestants are eliminated; Melanie Amaro and Ke$ha perform.
The Top 6 Perform
The contestants give it their all on the live stage.
Results show: The Top 8 become 6
Performances from Alicia Keys and Josh Krajcik and two more contestants head home.
The Top 8 perform
The top 8 perform and Britney and Will.i.am debut their new video 'Scream And Shout.'
Results show: The Top 10 become 8
Contestants face elimination; Cher Lloyd performs.
The Top 10 perform
The pressure is on as the top 10 finalists perform live...and give their thanks.
The Top 12 results show
Contestants face elimination and Taylor Swift performs.
Top 12/13 Results
Another contestant is eliminated from 'The X Factor.'
Top 16 Perform
The Top 16 perform live for the first time.
The judges narrow down their search.
The judges choose their final 4 to advance to the live shows.
Judges' House No. 2
Hopefuls perform for the judges; guest mentors Marc Anthony, Justin Bieber, Scooter Braun, Nick Jonas and will.i.am.
Judges' House No. 1
Hopefuls perform for the judges.
Auditions, Week 3
More hopefuls take to the stage to impress the judges.
Auditions, Week 2
More hopefuls audition for Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, Britney Spears and L.A. Reid.
Part two of the two night premiere
More performers hoping they have the "X Factor"
Premiere episode: September 12
The judges were in fine form for the premiere episode of "The X Factor" Season 2.