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"The X Factor" finale in Los Angeles

Alex Kinsey (L) and Sierra Deaton (R) look at their mentor and judge Simon Cowell (C) as he speaks during an interview backstage after the folk duo won "The X Factor" in Los Angeles, California, December 19, 2013. Winners Kinsey and Deaton won a $1 million recording contract with Sony Music Entertainment.KEVORK DJANSEZIAN / REUTERS