Josh Krajcik
Names Joshua Krajcik
Age(s) 32
Hometown Columbus, Ohio
Category Over 30s
Mentor Nicole Scherzinger
Elimination Information
Place 2nd Place (Runner Up)
Joshua "Josh" Krajcik (age 32) is a singer and songwriter from Wooster, Ohio, and currently lives in Columbus, Ohio. In 2005, he formed the Josh Krajcik Band, along with bassist Mitch Pinkston and drummer Corey Gillen. Josh Krajcik Band has released two CDs released independently, Ghosts 2005 & Atavistic 2011. Josh came in 2nd place overall.

X Factor PerformancesEdit

Performance Theme Song Original Artist Result
Audition Free Choice "At Last" Glenn Miller and his orchestra, with vocals by Ray Eberle and Pat Friday Through to Bootcamp
Bootcamp 1 Judge's Choice "Superman (It's Not Easy)" Five for Fighting Advanced
Bootcamp 2 Judge's Choice "Up to the Mountain (MLK Song)" Patty Griffin Advanced
Bootcamp 3 Free Choice Not Aired Not Aired Through to Judges' Houses
Judges' Houses Solo "The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face" Ewan MacColl Through to Live Shows
Week 1 Judge's Choice "Forever Young" Bob Dylan Saved by Nicole Scherznger
Week 2 Judge's Choice "Jar of Hearts" Christina Perri Safe
Week 3 Songs from Movies "With a Little Help from My Friends" The Beatles Safe
Week 4 Rock "The Pretender" Foo Fighters Safe
Week 5 Giving Thanks "Wild Horses" The Rolling Stones Safe
Week 6 Michael Jackson "Dirty Diana" Michael Jackson Safe
Week 7 Dance Music Hits "We Found Love" Rihanna Safe
Week 7 "Save Me" Songs "Something" The Beatles Safe
Semi Finals Pepsi Challenge Songs "Come Together" The Beatles Safe
Semi Finals N/A "Hallelujah" Leonard Cohen Safe
Finals Celebrity Duet "Uninvited" Alanis Morissette 2nd Place (Runner Up)
Finals 5 Million Dollar Songs "At Last" Glenn Miller and his orchestra, with vocals by Ray Eberle and Pat Friday 2nd Place (Runner Up)
Finale Christmas Songs "Please Come Home for Christmas" Charles Brown 2nd Place (Runner Up)


  • His job before coming onto the X Factor was a burrito maker.