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Tonight, on the first LIVE results show of the season, it was announced that…
Jason Brock, one of L.A. Reid’s Over 25 finalists, was eliminated on The X Factor.

Hosts Khloé Kardashian Odom and Mario Lopez announced that Brock and Cece Frey received the fewest votes following last night’s performance show. Then, judges Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, L.A. Reid and Britney Spears listened to Brock and Frey each perform their “song for survival.” After the judges came to a deadlock, Brock was sent home, based on the number of America’s votes he received. Also tonight, for the first time on any singing competition ever, this week’s individual vote rankings were revealed, from the bottom 12th act to the No. 1 vote-getter.

Pictured above: Eliminated contestant Jason Brock

Earlier in the show, One Direction – the global sensation that rose to fame on the U.K. version of The X Factor – performed “Live While We’re Young” and “Little Things.”

Next week, on Wednesday, Nov. 14 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), The X Factor finalists: Teens – Beatrice Miller, Arin Ray, Carly Rose Sonenclar and Diamond White; Young Adults – CeCe Frey, Jennel Garcia and Paige Thomas; Over 25s – Vino Alan and Tate Stevens; and Groups – Emblem3, Fifth Harmony and Lyric 145 – perform LIVE for America’s votes.

On Thursday, Nov. 15 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), six-time Grammy- winning superstar Taylor Swift will take to The X Factor stage for the first-ever television performance of “State of Grace,” from her blockbuster new album, Red. Then, find out who moves on in the competition and who is sent home, when the results of America’s votes are revealed LIVE.

Note: The above is part of a press release from Fox.

Do you think Brock was the correct contestant to go home tonight?

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