This week, I boldly predicted an upset victory for "The X Factor's" girl group Fifth Harmony--and while that prophecy obviously did not come true (they placed third, behind runner-up Carly Rose Sonenclar and winner Tate Stevens), I can hardly be blamed for believing that these absolutely charming and talented young ladies had a real chance of taking home that $5 million contract. And there's no doubt they'll be getting a lucrative contract of some kind: The rumor circulating backstage right after Thursday night's "X Factor" Season 2 finale was that the group had just signed to their mentor Simon Cowell's Syco record label (and their new website has a Syco logo slapped on it, so there you go). While the girls sweetly declined to comment on that matter when I spoke with them after the show, it was pretty clear that their future is bright, and that it's a future they'll be facing together as a legit group. Their chemistry was the real deal.
Watch Fifth Harmony talk about their proud underdog status (they even bark, adorably), finding their own sound, their fast friendship, their future musical aspirations...and Camila Cabello's hair bow, which, incidentally, has its own Twitter. Girl power!
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