Alex, who is from Mont Vernon, New Hampshire, became interested in music when he was 4 and started out playing the violin.He can now play up to 12 instruments including guitar, banjo, drums, and piano.He wrote his first song, "Fish Food", when he was just 12.
Impressed by the tone of his voice and his artistic abiltiy, the judges put him through to Hollywood where he made an even greater impression when he put his own touch on the will.i.am/Britney Spears song "Scream & Shout".
He continued to impress and made it to the top 30 where his take on the Damien Rice song "Volcano", previously covered by season 11 winner Phillip Phillips, was very impressive.
X Factor and American Idol alumna who is not only an exceptional singer, but an incredibly talented multi-instrumentalist as well, with the ability to play the guitar, piano, saxophone, violin, drums, bass, and ukulele.
She began writing and composing original music when she was just 8 years old, releasing albums of all original material and writing and composing well over 100 songs of many genres. Reid stated that he has "never, ever heard anybody take their experiences, take their pain and take their emotions and pour it into a song like you did, EVER!
Her rendition of Jessie J's "Who You Are" brought the audience and judges to tears on the X Factor. " She is from Rochester, Massachusetts and grew up with a younger brother.