UPDATE: THE X FACTOR 2013 AUDITION CITIES...CLICK LINK.
The new show ‘X Factor’ has a great marketing strategy. I received the email below, which is a memo from Simon Cowell asking for contestants to sign up. His new show is expected
to break all records for competitions, with a whopping $5 million dollar prize!
If I could sing, I would surely get on board…too bad my singing would make Simon cry. But I would be more than happy to be a judge, if you want to see your ratings soar…call me Simon:).
Below is a guide for your X FACTOR audition – everything you need to know to show up and be prepared.
Do you, a friend or a family member have what it takes to become a global superstar? I’m looking for
the next singing sensation, someone with that special something – ‘The X Factor.’
make-it-or-break-it singing competition, and this time there are no
restrictions. Solo singers, vocal groups and anyone over the age of 12 have the
chance to win a $5 million recording deal with Sony Music. There’s NO upper age
a $5 million recording contract and a lifetime of stardom.
• Check out audition tips.
• Download rules and release forms.
• Get Simon’s advice on what not to sing.
STEP-BY-STEP AUDITION INFO
are TWO PARTS to the registration process
- FIRST: Collect your wristband the day before your audition. You pick
up your wristband beginning at 6 AM the day before the audition day, until 6 AM
the day of your audition. (You might be waiting in line for a bit, so plan
accordingly). Also note that if you plan on bringing friends and family to
support you, they have to register as well.
- SECOND: Arrive before 8 AM on the day of your audition. It could be a
long wait so dress weather appropriate and remember to bring snacks and drinks.
All the info you need to get to the venue for auditions and wristband collection
is listed below and available here.
Everyone attending will need a government issued ID, and that includes
friends and family.
2011 CITY LOCATIONS BELOW…CHECK FOR 2012 DATES AT X FACTOR WEBSITE!
|Location||Wristband Collection Date||Audition Date|
Los Angeles, CA
Dallas Convention Center
that you know when and where to show up, make sure you’re prepared to WOW THE
PICK YOUR SONGS.
a verse and chorus from three different songs to sing without backing music –
just vocals. You may not get to perform all three, but be prepared just in case!
This isn’t the time to go with obvious choices. Pick songs that are unique to
your personal talents and highlight what it is that you do best.
DRESS TO IMPRESS.
you’re serious about being a star, you have to look the part. That means showing
off your own personal style with an ensemble that represents how you see
yourself as an artist. Make it good, this is your time to shine.
MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS.
- You have to be a U.S. citizen.
- A parent or legal guardian must accompany anyone under the age of
- Bring Valid ID: Keep in mind, that ID is still required for minors.
That can come in the form of a school ID or a yearbook page with a matching
birth certificate. If the minor is too young for school identification, parents
can present a photo ID and the child’s birth certificate so that names can be
matched on the printed record.
you pass this portion of the audition process, a member of the production team
will contact you about what’s next.
have questions? For further information, please visit our website at www.fox.com/thexfactor. Or call the toll free information line: 855 345 5678