The Top 12 X Factor USA contestants and their ranks in the Results Show based on votes were revealed on November 8, 2012. Tate Stevens took the lead among the remaining Top 12 contestants. The Bottom 2 contenders on November 8 were Cece Frey and Jason Brock.
The X Factor USA Live Shows begin on Wednesday, October 31, with 16 eager contestants ready to get a shot at stardom. The X Factor USA judges Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, Britney Spears, and L.A. Reid are presumably ready to continue doing their assigned jobs.