Lea Michele and 1D Performed Before the 'X Factor' Crowned Its New Winners

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No 'Glee' on Fox tonight, but it was the season finale of 'X Factor,' and the show was packed full of music performances from Mary J. Blige, Pitbull, Leona Lewis, Lea Michelle and One Direction. THE X FACTOR: Finale: Alex & Sierra win THE X FACTOR airing Thursday, Dec. 19 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. CR: Ray Mickshaw/ FOX.
Glee may not have aired tonight, but the season finale of Fox's X Factor was packed with musical performances from Mary J Blige, Pitbull, Leona Lewis, Lea Michele and One Direction, all before the new winners of the X Factor were crowned.

Spoiler: The winners of this season are none other than Simon Cowell's group and real-life couple, Alex and Sierra.

Before winning, the twosome sing the classic Christmas hit "All I Want for Christmas." Glee starlet Lea Michelle followed their performance with a special taped number. Wearing a black blazer with matching leggings and a white top plus black heels, she belted out her new single "Cannonball." The song was written in memory of her late boyfriend and Glee co-star Cory Monteith. She was clearly emotional, but also extremely strong.

Right before the winners are announced, previous X Factor champs One Direction performed their latest song "Midnight Memories." Liam Payne let the crowd in on the group's holiday plans. "I think we are going to go home and chill with our families... eat lots of food and get really fat," he said. Then Harry Styles answered yet another burning question: Has he been naughty or nice this year?

Harry said with a smile, "I have been pretty nice."

What should Santa bring "nice" Harry?
Lea Michele Performs Cannonball on Ellen


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