Rochester’s Jennel Garcia advanced to the Top 12 Finalists on FOX’s hit music televisions how “The X-Factor” last night on live national television. Garcia was one of 3 in the Young Adults category who advanced to next week’s show.
Garcia performed Motley Crue’s “Home Sweet Home” during the show’s first week of live shows on Wednesday, earning rave reviews from the four celebrity judges Demi Lovato, Britney Spears, Simon Cowell and LA Reid. She sported a brand new rock n’ roll makeover with darker hair and a new cut.
Garcia was the first contestant to learn that she would be advancing to next week’s live shows. Judge LA Reid said she scored a perfect 10 with her performance.
Garcia was one of two female singers from the Tri-Town to sing on the X-Factor. Jillian Jensen, a friend of Garcia’s, also made it far into the competition, but was eliminated last week before the live shows began.
“The X-Factor” airs on Wednesday and Thursday evenings at 8:00 pm on FOX.