Find the latest results of the US edition of “The X Factor” on USXFactor.com. The latest results of the U.K. edition of “The X Factor” are published on ITV.com. Wikipedia also publishes the results of all seasons of “The X Factor.” Created by Simon Cowell, “The X Factor” is a reality TV music competition franchise. The show originated in the United Kingdom, but is held in numerous countries, including Albania, Australia, China, France and Germany, as of 2016.
“The X Factor” was created to replace Pop Idol, which was telecasted from 2001 to 2003. SYCOtv produces the show, with Simon Cowell as the executive producer. The winner of the show gets a recording contract, in addition to the publicity associated with appearing on the show. As of January 2016, the U.K. edition of “The X Factor” has had 12 seasons. Steve Brookstein, Leon Jackson, Matt Cardle, James Arthur and Louisa Johnson are some winners of the show.
The U.S. edition of “The X Factor” premiered on Sep. 21, 2001. As of January 2016, the show has had 3 seasons with a total of 80 episodes. Melanie Amaro, Tate Stevens and Alex & Sierra are the winners of the first three seasons, respectively. Apart from a record contract with Syco Music, winners also get cash prizes of up to $5 million.