List of the current 2013 X Factor contestants most likely to win this season. On October 10th, the third season of The X Factor finally set its final 16 contestants. Among the group of hopefuls, only one act will end up being named the X-Factor winner and go onto fulfill their dreams of fame and fortune in the music industry. (Or maybe not. Remember the big hits by previous winners Melanie Amaro and Tate Stevens? Didn’t think so.) As in the previous seasons the judges each take a different type of act under their wings, including Boys, Girls, Over 25, and Groups.
This season’s front runners include the hip, young country band Restless Road, the sweet-faced 13 year old Rion Paige, and the oldest contestant, 54 year old crooner Lillie McCloud. However, as any true X-Factor fan knows, anything can happen during the season and there’s always a t least one surprise elimination that shocks the judges and audience members across the country.
Who do you think will win this season of The X Factor? Which are your favorite contestants? Which contestants least deserve their spot? This list ranks the current final 16 contestants by their likelihood to win this season.