Josh Krajcik
Josh Krajcik
Contestant Profile
Birth Date 23 January 1981
Age 38
Hometown Wooster, Ohio
Occupation Singer-songwriter


Category Over 30s
Mentor Nicole Scherzinger
Placement Runner-up (2/17)
Josh Krajcik (born 23 January 1981) is an American blues singer. He auditioned for Season 1 of The X Factor USA and made it all the way to the final as part of the Over 30s category mentored by Nicole Scherzinger.

Due to the eliminations of Dexter Haygood, Stacy Francis and LeRoy Bell, Krajcik was the only act left in his category. He finished as runner-up to Melanie Amaro from the Girls category mentored by Simon Cowell.


Episode Theme Song Result
Audition 1 Free choice "At Last" Advanced
Bootcamp 1 Solo performance "Superman (It's Not Easy)" Advanced
Bootcamp 2 Group performance " Up to the Mountain" Advanced
Judges' houses Free choice "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" Advanced
Week 1 Free choice "Forever Young" Saved
Week 2 American anthems "Jar of Hearts" Safe
Week 3 Songs from movies "What a Little Help from My Friends" Safe
Week 4 Rock "The Pretender" Safe
Week 5 Giving thanks "Wild Horses" Safe
Week 6 Songs by Michael Jackson "Dirty Diana" Safe
Week 7 Dance music hits "We Found Love" Safe
Contestant's choice "Something"
Week 8: Semi final Pepsi Challenge songs "Come Together" Safe
Get me to the final songs "Hallelujah"
Week 9: Final Celebrity duets "Uninvited" (with Alanis Morissette) Runner-up
Winner's song "At Last"
Christmas songs "Please Come Home for Christmas"
US Season 1 Finalists
AstroChris ReneDexter HaygoodDrewInTENsityJosh KrajcikLakoda RayneLeRoy BellMarcus CantyMelanie AmaroPhillip LomaxRachel CrowSimone BattleStacy FrancisThe Brewer BoysThe Stereo HogzzTiah Tolliver