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LeRoy Bell
Names LeRoy Bell
Age(s) 62
Category Over 30s
Mentor Nicole Scherzinger
Elimination Information
Place 8th Place

LeRoy Bell (born September 13, 1951) is a former postman from Tacoma, Washington, currently lives in Edmonds, Washington. He got through auditions with his performance of "Lean on Me" by Ben E. King. Playing music since his teens, LeRoy Bell and band have opened for, and toured with Sheryl Crow, Joan Osborne, and B.B King, the late Etta James, Joe Cocker, Michael McDonald, Van Morrison, Mavis Staples, The Temptations, The O'jays,. and more.. LeRoy has also written songs for: Elton John, Teddy Pendergrass, Johnny Mathis, The Spinners, The O'jays, Lou Rawls. And as part of the duo " Bell & James" had his own Top 20 hit on A &M records in 1979, called "Livin' It Up" ( Friday Night).

X Factor Performances[]

Performance Theme Song Original Artist Result
Audition Free Choice "Lean on Me" Bill Withers Through to Bootcamp
Bootcamp 1 Judge's Choice Not Aired Not Aired Advanced
Bootcamp 2 Judge's Choice Advanced
Bootcamp 3 Free Choice Not Aired Not Aired Through to Judges' Houses
Judges' Houses Solo "Make You Feel My Love" Bob Dylan Through to Live Shows
Week 1 Judge's Choice "Nobody Knows" Pink Saved by Nicole Scherzinger
Week 2 Judge's Choice "I'm Already There" Lonestar Safe
Week 3 Songs from Movies "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" U2 Safe
Week 4 Rock "We've Got Tonight" Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Safe
Week 5 Giving Thanks "Angel" Sarah McLachlan Bottom Three
Final Showdown (Week 5) N/A "Don't Let Me Down" The Beatles Eliminated by Deadlock


  • He was the oldest contestant not only in his category but also in the top 12.