Arin Ray

 

Biography

Arin Ray was a student from Cincinnati when he auditioned for The X Factor twice.

Ray's mom says he began singing at 10 months old. He grew up singing in the choir and other school arts programs.

Arin Ray opened for Mac Miller.
 

Place of Birth

Cincinnati, OH
 

Birth Name

Arin Ray
 

Gender

Male
 

Fun Facts

Arin Ray auditioned for The X Factor season 1 solo but at bootcamp was put into the group inTENsity. They were eliminated after the first week of live shows.

In season 2, he auditioned again but this time, he tried to make it on his own. He survived boot camp and eventually became part of judge Britney Spears' team.

Performing for the first time on the live stage as a solo artist, Arin Ray sang "Keep Me Hanging On" by The Supremes.

The R&B singer opened the next week with a performance of "American Boy."

After a bumpy start Arin Ray sang "Crazy for You" by Madonna.

When the Top 10 performed, he sang "Hero" by Enrique Iglesias but was out of his element and was eliminated the next night.

Look back at Arin Ray's time on The X Factor season 2.
 

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