“The X Factor” Live Shows Kick Off Tonight! Meet the 16 Contestants

restlessroad-102913The live shows for the third season of “The X Factor” kick off tonight and we have your guide to the 16 finalists.

This season, Demi Lovato will mentor the girls, Simon Cowell the groups, Kelly Rowland the over 25s and Paulina Rubio has the boys. Who will come out on top?

Tune in tonight at 8pm on FOX to find out. Remember, tonight, each judge will be sending one of their finalists home to determine the top 12. Who are you rooting for?

GIRLS, MENTORED BY DEMI LOVATO

Khaya Cohen
Age: 16
Hometown: New York, NY

Keep up with Khaya at:
Twitter: @Khaayaa0
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/khaayaa0

Danie
Age: 16
Hometown: Northridge, CA

Keep up with Danie at:
Twitter: @daniegeimer
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/daniegeimermusic

Rion Paige
Age: 13
Hometown: Jacksonville, FL

Keep up with Rion at:
Twitter: @MissRionPaige
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/singerrionpaige

Ellona Santiago
Age: 17
Hometown: San Lorenzo, CA

Keep up with Ellona at:
Twitter: @ellonasantiago
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ellonamusic

BOYS, MENTORED BY PAULINA RUBIO

Carlos Guevara
Age: 16
Hometown: Lexington, SC

Keep up with Carlos at:
Twitter: @carlosgu14
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeamCarlosG

Josh Levi
Age: 15
Hometown:Houston, TX

Keep up with Josh at:
Twitter: @joshleviworld
Facebook: www.facebook.com/joshleviworld

Carlito Olivero
Age: 24
Hometown: Chicago, IL

Keep up with Carlito at:
Twitter: @carlitosway89
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Carlito/199047983457651

Tim Olstad
Age: 24
Hometown: Winona, MN

Keep up with Tim at:
Twitter: @timolstadmusic
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TimOlstad

OVER 25s, MENTORED BY KELLY ROWLAND

Jeff Gutt
Age: 37
Hometown:Detroit, MI

Keep up with Jeff at:
Twitter: @jeffreyadamgutt
Facebook: www.facebook.com/JeffGutt

James Kenney
Age: 36
Hometown: Portland, OR

Keep up with James at:
Twitter: @iamjameskenney
Facebook: www.facebook.com/IamJamesKenney

Lillie McCloud
Age: 54
Hometown: Orlando, FL

Keep up with Lillie at:
Twitter: @LillieNicoleMc
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LillieNicoleMc

Rachel Potter
Age: 29
Hometown: Seminole, FL

Keep up with Rachel at:
Twitter: @therachelpotter
Facebook: www.facebook.com/rachelpottermusic

GROUPS, MENTORED BY SIMON COWELL

Alex & Sierra
Sierra Deaton

Age: 22
Hometown: Orlando, FL
Alex Kinsey
Age: 22
Hometown: New Smyrna Beach, FL

Keep up with Alex & Sierra at:
Twitter: @AlexandSierra3
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Alex-Sierra/432965163456205

Restless Road
Andrew Scholz

Age: 19
Hometown: Summerville, SC
Colton Pack
Age: 18
Hometown: Danese, WV
Zach Beeken
Age: 18
Hometown: Indiana, PA

Keep up with Restless Roadat:
Twitter: @RestlessRdMusic
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Restless-Road/393012607493037

RoXxy Montana
Tenija Moton

Age: 25
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Tiara Moton
Age: 24
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Temperance Moton
Age: 22
Hometown: Detroit, MI

Keep up with RoXxy Montana at:
Twitter: @RoXxyMontana
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RoXxyMontana

Sweet Suspense
Millie Thrasher

Age: 14
Hometown: Birmingham, AL
Summer Reign
Age: 17
Hometown: Apple Valley, CA
Celine Polenghi
Age: 16
Hometown: Miami, FL

Keep up with Sweet Suspense at:
Twitter: @SweetSuspense
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SweetSuspenseXF

Photos: Austin Hargrave