Pop the champagne because we have a winner!
The X Factor revealed its season three victor tonight as confetti and smiles filled the stage. After nearly three months of intense competition, amazing performances and heartbreaking eliminations, the finale came down to three incredible singers: Alex and Sierra, Jeff Gutt and Carlito Olivero
It was a star-studded night on The X Factor as singing elite like Mary J. Blige, Lea Michele, One Direction, Pitbull and Kesha all took to the stage to celebrate the season three finale and help pave the way for the show's newest champion.
Despite the crowded stage, only one act could earn the title of this season's X Factor champion.
Say congratulations to…
Alex and Sierra!
Representing team Simon, The boyfriend-girlfriend team are the first duo to have won The X Factor in the United States. Executive producer and mentor Simon Cowell was thrilled that American chose Alex and Sierra as the new champions saying, "I feel like Christmas just came early."
Following the announcement of the winner, both singers were all smiles as they thanked the voters at home. "This is incredible!" Alex exclaimed. Sierra, who looked adorably stunned, added, "Thank you so much for getting us here and thanks for not making fun of my weird faces all the time."
Are you happy that Alex and Sierra secured the victory? Sing your thoughts in the comments below!