Alex & Sierra
Alex & Sierra
Contestant Profile
Hometown Florida, USA
Occupation Singers


Category Groups
Mentor Simon Cowell
Placement Winners (1/16)
Alex & Sierra were an American mixed indie folk-pop vocal duo consisting of Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton. They auditioned for Season 3 of The X Factor USA and made it all the way to the final as part of the Groups category mentored by Simon Cowell.

Due to the eliminations of RoXxy Montana, Sweet Suspense and Restless Road, Alex & Sierra were the only act left in their category. They were crowned the winners defeating Jeff Gutt from the Over 25s category mentored by Kelly Rowland.


Episode Theme Song Result
Audition 1 Free choice "Toxic" Advanced
Four Chair Challenge Free choice "You're the One That I Want" Advanced
Week 1 Mentor's choice "Blurred Lines" Saved
Week 2 Motown "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" N/A
Save Me songs "Give Me Love" Safe
Week 3 The 80s "Addicted to Love" Safe
Week 4 British invasion "Best Song Ever" Safe
Week 5 Big band "I Knew You Were Trouble" Safe
Week 6 Divas "Say My Name" Safe
Unplugged songs "Say Something"
Week 7: Semi final Viewers' choice "Little Talks" Safe
Contestant duets "Falling Slowly" (with Carlito Olivero)
Songs to get you to the final "Gravity"
Week 8: Final Songs to win "Give Me Love" Winners
Celebrity duets "Bleeding Love" (with Leona Lewis)
Songs of the season "Say Something"
Christmas songs "All I Want for Christmas Is You"

Post The X Factor USA

Whilst they split following an album, that, whilst placing in the top 10, didn't meet expectations, one of its songs was covered by Molly Scott ("Little Do You Know") in X Factor UK Series 15, and progressed despite mixed reviews.

US Season 3 Finalists
Alex & SierraCarlito OliveroCarlos GuevaraDanie GeimerEllona SantiagoJames KenneyJeff GuttJosh LeviKhaya CohenLillie McCloudRachel PotterRestless RoadRion PaigeRoXxy MontanaSweet SuspenseTim Olstad
The X Factor USA Winners
Melanie AmaroTate StevensAlex & Sierra