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The X Factor, The Day After: Top 3 Performances Dish

Lyndsey Parker
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On last night's final "X Factor"  showdown, the top three competed one last time, singing three songs apiece, and it just might've been a game-changing episode that could lead to one of the biggest upsets in TV talent show history. The show's two frontrunners and season-long leaderboard-toppers, Carly Rose Sonenclar and Tate Stevens, both had off nights (Carly was sabotaged by a cringeworthy duet pairing with an unraveled and unkempt LeAnn Rimes, and an uncharacteristically sedate Tate bizarrely phoned in all of his performances), while underdog girl group Fifth Harmony gave three strong performances, sang in the pimp spot, and were even declared the new "ones to beat" by their former biggest detractor, L.A. Reid.

Is it actually possible that Fifth Harmony might pull off a dark-horse victory tonight and win the whole show? Today, my "The Day After" co-host Matt Whitfield and I discuss that prediction (it's my prediction, not his), as well as chat about last night's performances--the good, the bad, and the LeAnn. Consider this chat your preshow before tonight's big event!

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