Carly Rose Sonenclar

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Carly Rose Sonenclar
Carly Rose Sonenclar X Factor 2012 (2).jpg
The X Factor , 2012
Background information
Born (1999-04-20) April 20, 1999 (age 22)
New York City, New York
GenresR&B, pop
Occupation(s)Singer, actress, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, piano
Years active2006-present
LabelsSyco (2013-present)

Carly Rose Sonenclar (born April 20, 1999) is an American singer, songwriter and actress. In 2012, Sonenclar finished in second place in season 2 of The X Factor USA.

She started her career as an actress on Broadway in 2006, and she also played Gilda in the television show The Electric Company. She later became a singer, and sang the National Anthem at sporting events.[1]

In 2012, Sonenclar auditioned for The X Factor USA season two, singing the song "Feeling Good", which gave her praise from the judges.[2] During the season, Sonenclar was normally among the top two most voted contestants, along with Tate Stevens.[3][4] In the finale, Sonenclar finished in second behind Stevens.[5]

In 2013, Sonenclar signed with record label Syco Music.[6]

Sources[change | change source]

  1. "Carly Rose Sonenclar - Feeling Good - The X Factor". 2012-09-13. Retrieved 2013-06-18.[permanent dead link]
  2. Ramisetti, Kirthana (2012-09-14). "Carly Rose Sonenclar wows judges on 'X Factor'". Archived from the original on 2012-09-17. Retrieved 2013-06-18.
  3. "The X Factor 2012 - Top 12 Revealed - Video". 2012-10-17. Archived from the original on 2013-04-15. Retrieved 2012-10-21.
  4. "The X Factor - Top 8 Results - Live Blog - 11/29/2012". 2012-11-29. Archived from the original on 2013-04-16. Retrieved 2012-12-19.
  5. Barrett, Annie (2012-12-21). "'The X Factor' season finale recap: Country strong". CNN. Retrieved 2012-12-21.
  6. Ramisetti, Kirthana (2013-03-04). "Carly Rose Sonenclar's recording option picked up by Syco Music". Newsday. Archived from the original on 2013-03-09. Retrieved 2013-06-18.