X Factor’s Chris Rene premieres ‘Young Homie’ Video

Watch the official music video of Chris Rene’s original composition and first single, Young Homie! It was the tune that gave Chris Rene the big spot on Simon Cowell’s USA version of The X Factor competition.  Currently, the once-troubled and newly cleaned 29-year-old  X Factor finalist is working on his album titled Young Homie under Epic Records, his show mentor LA Reid own record label. Did...

X Factor’s Chris Rene debuts ‘Young Homie’

X Factor finalist Chris Rene has debut his first single called Young Homie! Yes it was his original composition, the song that gave him the spot on Simon Cowell’s USA version of The X Factor.  Currently, Chris Rene is working on his album titled Young Homie under Epic Records, his show mentor LA Reid own record label. Rene’s new single Young Homie will be officially out on February 28 on iTunes. Excited...

Chris Rene sings ‘Young Homie’ on X Factor USA Finals

Chris Rene performed ‘Young Homie’ on the X Factor USA Finals, Wednesday night, December 21, 2011 The 28-year-old contestant from Santa Cruz performed his original piece  ‘Young Homie’ on the X Factor USA Finals night. Here’s what the judges’ have to say about his performance. “I love what you just did. I’m proud of you Chris,” LA Reid said in his comments. “You...

Chris Rene sings ‘Complicated’ with Avril Lavigne on X Factor USA Finals

Chris Rene performed ‘Complicated’ on the X Factor USA Finals, Wednesday night, December 21, 2011 The 28-year-old contestant from Santa Cruz chooses to sing  ‘Complicated’ with Avril Lavigne on the X Factor USA Finals night. Here’s what the judges’ have to say about his performance. “You looked really at home with Avril,” LA Reid told Rene. “It was a...

Marcus Canty Eliminated on X Factor USA, Final 3: Melanie Amaro, Chris Rene & Josh Krajcik

Thursday, the results came no surprise when Marcus Canty got voted off on the X Factor USA competition. Before the results were announced, the four finalists – Josh, Chris, Marcus, Melanie – opened the show with No Diggity by the Blackstreet. Then, guest act Florence + the Machine graced the X Factor stage by singing their hit Spectrum. Proceeding to the results, Wednesday’s hit-makers Melanie...

Chris Rene does Alicia Key’s ‘No One’ on X Factor USA Semi Finals

Chris Rene sings Alicia Key’s ‘No One’ on the X Factor USA Top 4 live show, Wednesday night, December 14, 2011 The 28-year-old contestant from Santa Cruz performed his version of Alicia Key’s ‘No One’ on the X Factor USA Top 4 semi-finals night. Here’s what the judges’ have to say about his performance. “I’m so proud of you. Stardom is about lovability,”...

Chris Rene does Sugar Ray’s ‘Fly’ on X Factor USA Semi Finals

Chris Rene sings ‘Fly’ on the X Factor USA Top 4 live show, Wednesday night, December 14, 2011 The 28-year-old contestant from Santa Cruz performed his version of Sugar Ray’s ‘Fly’ on the X Factor USA Top 4 semi-finals night. Here’s what the judges’ have to say about his performance. “You have the sparkle of a star right now,” LA Reid told Rene. “You...

Chris Rene’s original ‘Where Do We Go From Here’ steals the X Factor live show

Chris Rene performed an original piece on the X Factor USA Top 5 live show! With only five contestants left on the competition, the 28-year-old native of Santa Cruz steals the  X Factor USA show on Wednesday night with his original song. Chris Rene graces the stage with his second song, an original composition called ‘Where Do We Go From Here.’ Before hitting the stage, Chris admits that he is...

Chris Rene sings ‘Where Do We Go From Here’ on X Factor USA Top 5 Live Show

Chris Rene sings ‘Where Do We Go From Here’ on the X Factor USA Top 5 live show, Wednesday night, December 7, 2011. The 28-year-old contestant from Santa Cruz performed an original song ‘Where Do We Go From Here’ on the X Factor USA Top 5 live performances. Here’s what the judges’ have to say about his performance. “You went back to start singing a song that you wrote....

Chris Rene sings ‘Live Your Life’ on X Factor USA Top 5 Live Show

Chris Rene sings ‘Live Your Life’ on the X Factor USA Top 5 live show, Wednesday night, December 7, 2011. The 28-year-old contestant from Santa Cruz performed his version of ‘Live Your Life’ by T.I. on the X Factor USA Top 5 live performances. Here’s what the judges’ have to say about his performance. “You keep improving each week. You wrote your own lyrics,”...

Chris Rene sings ‘I’ll Be There’ on X Factor USA Top 7 Michael Jackson Week

Chris Rene sings ‘I’ll Be There’ on the X Factor USA Top 7 live show, Wednesday night, November 30, 2011. The 28-year-old contestant from Santa Cruz performed his version of ‘I’ll Be There’ on the X factor USA Michael Jackson themed episode. Here’s what the judges’ have to say about his performance. “You know you are the truth. Good job,” LA Reid...

Chris Rene sings ‘Let It Be / Young Homie’ on X Factor USA Top 9

Chris Rene sings ‘Let It Be / Young Homie’ on the X Factor USA Top 9 live show, Tuesday night, November 22, 2011. The 28-year-old contestant from Santa Cruz performed a mash up of his original ‘Young Homie’ and The Beatles’ ‘Let It Be’ on the X factor USA Thanksgiving episode. Chris Rene does a really really great job on this one. Here’s what the judges’...

Chris Rene sings ‘Everything’s Gonna Be Alright / No Woman No Cry’ on X Factor USA Top 10

Chris Rene sings ‘Everything’s Gonna Be Alright / No Woman No Cry’ on the “X Factor USA” Top 10 live show Wednesday night, November 16, 2011. The 28-year-old contestant from Santa Cruz mash-ups ‘Everything’s Gonna Be Alright / No Woman No Cry’ on the X factor USA Top 10 live performances. Last week, Chris Rene delivered a solid performance after rapping his...

Chris Rene performed ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ on X Factor USA Top 11

Chris Rene raps ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ on the “X Factor USA” Top 11 live show Wednesday night, November 9, 2011. The 28-year-old contestant from Santa Cruz performed his version of Coolio’s ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ on the X factor USA Top 11 live performances. Chris Rene has earned high remarks from the judges. His mentor LA Reid picked a perfect song for him. He’s act is hard to follow....

Chris Rene performed ‘Superstar’ on X Factor USA Top 12

Chris Rene performed Superstar on the “X Factor USA” Top 12 live show Wednesday night, November 2, 2011. The 28-year-old contestant from Santa Cruz performed his version of Carpenters’ 1971 hit ‘Superstar’ on the X factor USA Top 12 live performances. Chris Rene’s performance earned high remarks from the judges. “I have so much mad love for you. You sound absolutely amazing and you’ve...

Chris Rene ‘Love Don’t Live Here’ performance on The X Factor USA Live Show

Chris Rene performs ‘Love Don’t Live Here’ during the X Factor USA Live Shows, Tuesday October 25. The 28-year-old ‘Young Homie’ breakout contestant from Santa Cruz performed Love Don’t Live Here for his entry on the X Factor USA Live Shows competition. Mentor LA Reid says, “We like the unpredictable. You did a great job!” Nicole Scherzinger told him, “That was a good performance.”...

Chris Rene Joins ‘X Factor USA’ Top 17

Chris Rene made it to the X Factor USA Top 17! The 28-year-old breakout contestant from Santa Cruz advances to the next round of the X Factor USA competition after LA Reid picked him to join his team for the Live Shows next Tuesday. “When I was on alcohol and drugs, I was a totally different person. I experienced my darkest hour few months ago and I was barely hanging on…came to the hospital and...

Chris Rene ‘Every Day People’ performance on X Factor USA

Watch Chris Rene performing Sly & The Family Stone’s ‘Every Day People’ on the X Factor USA Judge’s Houses round. The 28-year-old ‘Young Homie’ breakout contestant from Santa Cruz performed Sly & The Family Stone’s ‘Every Day People’ for Rihnna and LA Reid during the X Factor USA Judge’s Houses competition. “He has something very special,” says Rihanna. “He is about...