- Very happy
- Should have been Carly
- Should have been Fifth Harmony
Country singer Tate Stevens took home the second “X Factor” $5 million prize tonight, just edging out Carly Rose Sonenclar by 1/3 of 1 percentage point in the vote.
You have to wonder if that rather awful duet with b really hurt Carly. Then again, Tate has been No. 1 more weeks than Carly Rose so this is not a surprise victory.
Tate, a family man, has a strong, indelibly country voice and look. He brought his all consistently week in and week out. “Best day of my life,” he said, ever understated.
“You represent the X Factor really well,” said his mentor L.A. Reid, who i s leaving the show after two seasons.
Will he be able to parlay this into a genuine country career? Hard to say. He is older than most who break in and lacks the looks of many of the pretty boys rising in the