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The X Factor crowns a winner!

 
The X Factor crowns a winner!
Posted Friday, December 20th 2013 @ 6am

The X Factor ended its season on a star-studded note last night. The duo, made up of Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton, mentored by Simon Cowell, won the competition and scored the most votes and won the $1 million recording contract. They beat out Jeff Gutt and Carlito Olivero.

Selena Gomez has decided to cancel her upcoming Australian tour saying she needs to spend more time away from the spotlight. Selena released a statement saying “It has become clear to me and those close to me that after many years of putting my work first, I need to spend some time on myself in order to be the best person I can be.”

Royal sister Pippa Middleton has been sporting a big ring on her finger and according to Us Weekly, she’s engaged to boyfriend Nico Jackson. The magazine claims the banker proposed during a recent trip to India. The couple has been dating for about a year.

Beyonce continues to stay on top since dropping her new self-titled album last week and now her video for "Drunk in Love" featuring Jay Z, hit a new milestone. The video surpassed five million streams on YouTube within the span of 24 hours. Today you can pre-order the physical release of Beyonce via her official website or in store. Watch the video here!

The US is sending 3 openly gay athletes as part of its delegation to the Sochi Olympics. Brian Boitano is also headed there and the figure skater just came out. Boitano said "I am many things: a son, a brother, and uncle, a friend, an athlete, a cook, an author, and being gay is just one part of who I am. First and foremost I am an American athlete and I am proud to live in a country that encourages diversity, openness, and tolerance."

Katie Couric’s “Katie” has been cancelled. It was announced yesterday that Katie Couric and ABC have agreed to end the show after the current season. New episodes will continue to run until June 2014.

Here’s what’s breaking out at the movies this weekend! This one actually broke out Wednesday but “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” is a great choice. There’s something for the kids -“Walking with Dinosaurs 3D” and a movie that’s received a ton of buzz - “American Hustle.”

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