‘The X Factor’ USA / UK notes: Carly Rose Sonenclar, Gary Barlow, Sharon Osbourne

X Factor News -It’s been a quiet week or so when it comes to alumni from “The X Factor” USA, with one of the primary reasons for that being that Fifth Harmony is promoting and rehearsing while Emblem3 is currently off touring with Selena Gomez. (There’s nothing particularly fun about writing about the same set over and over again in different cities.)

However, we do at least have a fun update today when it comes to Carly Rose Sonenclar: The teen sensation from season 2 has just wrapped up in a new song! While she has not exactly dished a ton of details on this just yet, she confirmed the news in a post on her Twitter account while saying that she is “soooo excited” (precisely with that many Os) about it. Carly has already performed some original music over the course of the summer, and of course we’ll let you know what happens with this latest endeavor.

A new video from the UK – Just in case you did not stick around after tonight’s edition of “The X Factor” UK for “The Xtra Factor,” we had a pretty hilarious little video that was all about wasting the judges’ time with inane questions about things that nobody really cares about. Our favorite part of this was probably Gary Barlow refusing to answer almost all of these, though Sharon Osbourne saying continually-inappropriate things is also a highlight.

As for the lowlight? This video makes us miss Olly Murs already for his chemistry with Caroline Flack.

If you do want to read even more news when it comes to “The X Factor,” including our full review of tonight’s “X Factor” UK premiere, our advice to you is to check out the story over at the link here.

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