Meet the new winner of “The X Factor”!

The season 3 champ was crowned on Thursday’s results show.


Early on it was revealed that finalist Carlito Olivero placed third, leaving Alex & Sierra andJeff Gutt still in contention for the top prize.

And the winner is…

Alex & Sierrra!

The couple, scoring a $1 million Sony recording contract, wiped tears from their eyes as they emotionally sang “Say Something” once more.

Check out video of the winning moment below!.

This marks the second win for mentor Simon Cowell, after coming out on top withMelanie Amaro in the inaugural season.

What do you think of the results?

The Winner is revealed ~ The X Factor USA 2013 by HumanSlinky

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