"X Factor" USA wrapped up season three of auditions airing the final installment on Sept 26, 2013. 218 acts made it through auditions but only 40 would make it past first cuts. There will be no "boot camp" for season three of "X Factor". The judges simply reviewed auditions and chose the best ten acts per category.
At the end of top 40 selection, the groups were separated by category and the "X Factor" judges learned which acts they would mentor.
This is "X Factor" USA's top 40 of 2013.
Girls category, mentored by "X Factor" judge Demi Lovato
Rion Paige Thompson
Boys category, mentored by "X Factor" judge Paulina Rubio
Over 25s category, mentored by "X Factor" judge Kelly Rowland
Groups category, mentored by "X Factor" judge Simon Cowell
Yellow House Canyon
Alex & Sierra
Also included were three additional groups formed by "X Factor" judges.