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‘X Factor’s’ Chris Rene Drops ‘Young Homie’ Online (Audio)

UPDATED: The artist releases the streaming single ahead of its iTunes debut.

‘X Factor’s’ Josh Krajcik Working With Adele’s Producer on Debut Album

While a label designation has yet to be announced, insiders tell THR that the former burrito slinger does have a deal in place with Sony Music.

‘X Factor’s’ Chris Rene Signs With Epic Records

Label is also expected to ink deals with Marcus Canty and, perhaps, 15-year-old Astro.

‘X Factor’s’ Chris Rene: Epic Records Deal Imminent, Say Sources

The Top 3 finalist, who's set to record his hit "Young Homie" for the label, is expected to announce his signing in the coming days.

‘X Factor’s’ Drew Ryniewicz on Justin Bieber: ‘He Smelled Delicious’

The season 1 favorite may not have won the competition, but Drew got to see another dream come true when she joined her crush and idol on the finale stage.

‘X Factor’ Finale: And the Winner Is…

After three months of competition, Melanie Amaro, Chris Rene or Josh Krajcik has become the show's first U.S. winner and the recipient of a $5 million recording contract.

‘X Factor’s’ Chris Rene: ‘I’ve Had So Much Pain In My Life’

Marking eight months of sobriety, the top 3 finalist also tells THR that hanging out with Avril Lavigne was "tight" and will hopefully lead to a collaboration down the road. In the meantime, he plans…

‘X Factor’s’ Melanie Amaro on her Duet with R. Kelly, Last-Minute Finale Changes

"Whoever it turns out to be tomorrow, I'm just happy to be in this position," says the 19-year-old, who also implies that her fellow finalists copied her by choosing to perform their original…

‘X Factor’s’ Simon Cowell: ‘Melanie Amaro Should Win’

"I was nervous until Melanie's very last song, and if that doesn't win the competition, I might as well give up," said the head judge, who points to Chris Rene as the one to beat.

‘X Factor’ Final Three Do Some Trash Talking (Video)

Melanie Amaro, Chris Rene, and Josh Krajcik explain what winning qualities separate them from each other.

‘X Factor’ Final Three: THR Experts Make Their Picks

Who will emerge victorious on Thursday night's finale, Melanie Amaro, Josh Krajcik or Chris Rene? Three "X Factor" followers weigh in.

‘X Factor’ Results: The Three Finalists Revealed

Marcus Canty finally falls victim to America's votes on the Fox singing competition.