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David Correy was a contender on the second season of The X Factor USA. He was finalist and was part of the Over 25's category, which is mentored by LA Reid He was eliminated by him on Live Shows Round 1 on November 1, 2012.
David was born in Brazil. His mother had him when she was 14, and gave him up for adoption. He was adopted by American parents and was raised in Riva, Maryland, which is located outside of Annapolis. Thanks to the show, David was able to reconnect with his birth mother.
David auditioned in Greensboro, NC with the song "Just the Way You Are", from Bruno Mars, getting 4 yeses and advancing to bootcamp.
He managed to pass task 1 on Bootcamp and battled against his friend, Vino Alan on Task 2. They both managed to get into Judge´s houses and were placed on LA´S team (over 25´s).
He sang "Domino" at judges houses, impressing both LA and his guest advisor, international pop superstar Justin Bieber, with his voice, and passed to the live shows.
On live shows 1, he sang "My Love Is Your Love" by Whitney Houston, with mixed reception from the judges. Later on, he was called by L.A Reid to perform a song against Jason Brock for survival, but got eliminated.