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.