They were a part of the Groups catagory, mentored by Simon Cowell. The duo consisted of Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton. They announced that they had disbanded on September 1, Alex, who is from New Smyrna Beach, Florida, and Sierra, who is from Orlando, had been dating for over two years but have known each other since high school. Alex and Sierra both auditioned for season 12 of American Idol, with Alex making it to Hollywood week and producers saying no to Sierra. Both were students at the University of Central Florida when they decided to try out for the show. Sierra has since graduated. They made the top 40 and got Simon Cowell as their mentor. The judges praised them for putting their own twist on the song. For the first live show, Alex whipped out his guitar for the duo's stripped-down version of the Robin Thicke hit "Blurred Lines".
For much of her career, Sierra Deaton has been defined by someone else. The L. When you and Alex broke up, what sort of discussion did you have about the status of the band? We both wanted to keep the band going at first. We did try.
Fueron pareja durante su etapa en The X Factor hasta mediados del Continuaron al top 40 y recibieron a Simon Cowell como su mentor. Simon dijo que "fue impecable, desigual y crudo". El 'video lyric' muestra a marionetas en vez de los artistas, fue publicado el 27 de mayo de Alex cita Jason Mraz como una de sus mayores influencias musicales y lo ha visto en vivo en concierto en ocho ocasiones. John Deaton y su madre Vu Deaton de origen vietnamita.
They were mentored by Simon Cowell and became the first and only group to win the American version of the show. They continued on to the top 40 and received Simon Cowell as their mentor. Kelly and Paulina felt the performance was "nice" and said they had "sexiness" to them, while Demi Lovato told them they were one of her favorite acts but questioned the future and their relationship. Despite this controversy, the duo made it through to the live shows. For the first live show, Alex and Sierra earned a spot in the top 12 after performing a stripped-down version of the Robin Thicke hit " Blurred Lines ". Paulina felt it was "natural," while Demi said it felt "organic" as well as very "hot" and "sexy".