” X Factor Arabia ” 2013 top 13 finalists were revealed at the judges’ houses phase on March 15,2013. Three performers from each of four groups – guys 16 – 25, girls 16 – 25, over 25s, and groups, were chosen by judges/mentors Carol Smaha, Hussein Al Jassmi , Elissa and Wael Kfoury in Friday’s episode. The judges had said that they would chose the strongest acts who will help them win the competition.
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Each judge chose three out of the six remaining contestants except for Wael Kfoury who ended up with four on his team. View videos below as the four judges announce their final decisions to the contestants and why Carole Smaha and Elissa broke down in tears as they made their announcements.
Wael Kfoury’s Team ( Guys 16 – 25)
After he picked the three finalists, Kfoury decided to give Lebanese contestant Houssam Tarshishi who broke down in tears a second chance. He consulted the other three judges who all supported his decision than delivered the news to Tarshishi (video below). The four contestants who will continue with Wael’s team to the live shows are:
- Adham Naboulsi, 19, Palestinian From Jordan
- Mountaser Elfarissi , 21 , Saltanat uman
- Ali Hamed Elmihyawi, 21, Saudi Arabia
- Houssam Tarshishi, 20 , Lebanon
View videos below as Kfoury announces the results to the six contestants.
Houssam Tarshishi, Zein Elabdin and Mountaser Elfarissi – RESULTS
Adham Naboulsi – RESULT
Ali Hamed Elmihyawi, Saudi Arabia and Islam Rifaat, Egypt – RESULTS
Elissa’s Team ( Girls 16 – 25)
Elissa three finalists who will continue with her team to the live shows are:
- Salwa Anlouf, 16, Morocco
- Mariam Eltourki,18 ,Tunis
- Iman kerkebou, 24, Morocco.
View videos below as Elissa announces the results to the six contestants
Salwa Anlouf – RESULT
Iman kerkebou and Habiba Bouzirri – RESULTS
Karam Ghandour and Mariam Eltourki – RESULTS
Marita Abi Nader, LEBANON – RESULT
Carole Smaha’s Team ( Groups)
Carole Smaha announces the three groups that will be on her team at the live shows
- Les Bledard Ninja , Tunis
- Young Pharoz, Egypt
- Maraya – Egypt
View videos below as Carole announces the results to the six contestants.
Les Bledard Ninja , Tunis and Young Pharoz, Egypt – RESULTS
The Group Harmony – RESULT
The Groups Arab MC’s and Maraya – RESULTS
The Group Shadow World – RESULT
Hussein Al Jasmi’s Team ( Over 25s)
Hussein Al Jasmi revealed the three finalists who will be on his team at the live shows:
- Marwa Ahmad, 26 , Egypt
- Mohammad Elrifi, 27 , Morocco
- Ibrahim Abd Al-Adheem, 27, Libya.
View videos below as Al Jasmi announces the results to the six contestants
Mohammad Elrifi and Mohammad Jaafil – RESULTS
Marwa Ahmad and Susan Abou Elhousn – RESULTS
Nour Trabishi and Ibrahim Abd Al-Adheem – RESULTS