Vote for the Girls (U.S. season 5) picks

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The fifth season of Vote for the Girls, also known as Vote for the Girls 2014 premiered on October 1, 2013, and called on April 18, 2014. Ava Zinn and Holly Everman returned for their fifth season as did Michelle Steele for what would be her second and final season. Three new moderators, Ariel Swaringen, Kellie Rock, and Kathi Jameson, signed on to replace Hillary Matthewson who left after one season.

The season was the first (and thus far only) season to have six moderators. It was also the first season to have a Fall and Spring Cycles with the Fall cycle starting with the third and final season of the U.S. X Factor and the Spring cycle starting with the thirteenth season of American Idol. It was also the first season in the site's history where the fall cycle went undefeated with the victories of Alex & Sierra and Tessanne Chin, therefore making it the first to have a "perfect calendar year" (2013). It was also the first season in the site's history that a season was called before the competition ended, as well as the spring cycle with an imperfect (or winless) season that was later reversed during the following season. It is also the first season in which a male-female duo was chosen as a Vote for the Girls pick (Alex & Sierra) and later won.

Contestants[edit]

Key   Moderator's Pick Crystal Clear app clean.svg Moderator's Wild Card Pick Keywords
AI13= American Idol (season 13)
XFUSA3 = The X Factor (season 3)
TVUSA5 = The Voice (season 5)
TVUSA6 = The Voice (season 6)
Color key
     Vote for the Girls Victory - Female contestant won show (Finale only)
     Non-Finale Vote for the Girls pick inducted in the VFTG Hall of Fame
     Vote for the Girls Victory via Dual Winner Format (SYTYCD Only)
     Vote for the Girls Make-Up Victory (see note)
     Vote for the Girls Loss (Finale)
     Vote for the Girls Loss after last female contestant's elimination before finale
     VFTG pick previously appeared on talent show
     VFTG pick previously appeared on another show and won the season
     VFTG pick also Vote for the Worst pick
     VFTG pick also Vote Against the Producers pick


VFTG Supported Contestants[edit]

Template:VFTG USA 5 AI13 Picks/Top 13
Contestant Age Hometown Show and Season Moderator's votes Status Weeks Lasted
Ava Zinn Holly Everman Michelle Steele Ariel Swaringen Kathi Jameson Kellie Rock
New Jersey Christina Grimmie[1] 19 Marlton, NJ TVUS6 Winning Moderator    Moderator resigned prior to live shows on March 6, 2014 and later died May 10, 2014 Moderator died prior to live shows on March 22, 2014       Moderators' Veto
(3rd Place)
May 20, 2014[TVUSA6 1]
4
Minnesota Kat Perkins 33 Minneapolis, MN TVUS6          Semi-Finals
(4th/5th Place)

May 13, 2014
3
Massachusetts Kristen Merlin 29 Hanson, MA TVUS6       Semi-Finals
(4th/5th Place)

May 13, 2014
4
Pennsylvania Audra McLaughlin 21 Philadelphia, PA TVUS6             Quarter-Finals
(6th/7th/8th Place)

May 6, 2014
3
Florida Sisaundra Lewis 44 Orlando, FL TVUS6             Quarter-Finals
(6th/7th/8th Place)

May 6, 2014
3
Illinois Tess Boyer 21 Glen Carbon, IL TVUS6             9th/10th Place
April 29, 2014
2
Virginia Bria Kelly 17 Smithfield, VA TVUS6             9th/10th Place
April 29, 2014
2
California Dani Moz 26 Los Angeles, CA TVUS6    Crystal Clear app clean.svg       11th/12th Place
April 22, 2014
1
Contestant Age Hometown Show and Season Moderator's votes Status Weeks Lasted
Ava Zinn Holly Everman Michelle Steele Ariel Swaringen Kathi Jameson Kellie Rock
Michigan Jena Irene 17 Farmington Hills, Michigan AI13 Winning Moderator Yes          Yes Moderators' Save
(Runner-Up)
May 21, 2014[AI13 1]
14[AI13 2]
Alabama Jessica Meuse 23 Slapout, Alabama AI13 Playing card club A.svg       Playing card club A.svg Playing card club A.svg    4th Place
May 8, 2014
12[AI13 3]
Michigan Malaya Watson 16 Southfield, Michigan AI13                8th Place
April 10, 2014
8
North Carolina Majesty Rose 21 Goldsboro, North Carolina AI13       9th Place
March 27, 2014
6
California MK Nobilette[AI13 4][2] 20 San Francisco, California AI13 Playing card diamond J.svg

[AI13 5]

               10th Place
March 20, 2014
5
Georgia (U.S. state) Bria Anai 16 Lithonia, Georgia AI13       Top 20
February 20, 2014
1
California Briana Oakley 17 Antioch, California AI13 Playing card club A.svg       Top 20
February 20, 2014
1
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Marrialle Sellars
17 Indianapolis, Indiana AI13       Playing card club A.svg       Playing card club A.svg Top 20
February 20, 2014
1
Contestant Age Hometown Show and Season Moderator's votes Status Weeks Lasted
Ava Zinn Holly Everman Michelle Steele Ariel Swaringen Kathi Jameson Kellie Rock
Florida Alex & Sierra
(Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton)
22-23
    • New Smyrna Beach, FL (Alex)
    • Orlando, FL (Sierra)
XFUSA3    Winning Moderator    Playing card club A.svg N/A VFTG Victory
Winner

December 19, 2013
6
Florida Rion Paige 13 Jacksonville, FL XFUSA3       Playing card club A.svg Playing card club A.svg 5th Place
December 5, 2013
4
California Ellona Santiago 17 San Lorenzo, CA XFUSA3 Playing card club A.svg Playing card club A.svg Playing card club A.svg    6th Place
December 5, 2013
4
Florida Lillie McCloud 54 Orlando, FL XFUSA3          8th Place
November 28, 2013
3
New York Khaya Cohen 16 New York City, NY XFUSA3 Playing card club A.svg       10th Place
November 21, 2013
2
Tennessee Rachel Potter 29 Nashville, TN XFUSA3          11th Place
November 14, 2013
1
Sweet Suspense
(Millie Thrasher, Celine Polenghi, and Summer Reign)
14-18
    • Alabama Birmingham, Alabama (Millie)
    • Florida Miami, Florida (Celine)
    • California Apple Valley, California (Summer)
XFUSA3       12th Place
November 14, 2013
1
California Danielle Geimer 15 Northridge, CA XFUSA3    13-16th Place
October 29, 2013
Michigan RoxXy Montana
(Temperance, Tiara, and Tenia)
20-22 Wayne, MI XFUSA3    Playing card club A.svg Playing card club A.svg    13-16th Place
October 29, 2013
Contestant Age Hometown Show and Season Moderator's votes Status Weeks Lasted
Ava Zinn Holly Everman Michelle Steele Ariel Swaringen Kathi Jameson Kellie Rock
Jamaica Tessanne Chin 27 Kingston, JAM TVUSA5 Winning Moderator Abstained from choosing picks as all her picks were eliminated before the live shows. N/A VFTG Victory
Winner
December 17, 2013
7
New Jersey Jacquie Lee 16 Colts Neck, NJ TVUSA5    VFTG Victory
Runner-up
December 17, 2013
7
New Jersey Caroline Pennell 17 Saddle River, NJ TVUSA5    7th/8th Place
November 26, 2013
4
North Carolina Kat Robichaud 29 Raleigh, NC TVUSA5    9th/10th Place
November 19, 2013
3
Michigan Amber Nicole 17 Allendale, MI TVUSA5 Live Playoffs
November 6, 2013
1
Florida Grey 25 Jacksonville, FL TVUSA5    Live Playoffs
November 6, 2013
1
Kentucky Olivia Henken 25 Louisville, KY TVUSA5    Live Playoffs
November 6, 2013
1
Alabama Shelbie Z. 21 Jasper, AL TVUSA5    Live Playoffs
November 6, 2013
1
Washington (state) Stephanie Anne Johnson 29 Tacoma, WA TVUSA5 Live Playoffs
November 6, 2013
1
Texas Tamara Chauniece 23 Wortham, TX TVUSA5 Live Playoffs
November 6, 2013
1

Moderators' Picks[edit]

Supported Contestants[edit]

The Voice V[edit]

  • Shelbie Z (Team Blake-primary, Live Playoffs)
  • Olivia Henken[b] (Team Christina-primary, Live Playoffs)
  • Grey (Team Adam-secondary)
  • Kat Robichauld (Team Ceelo-primary, Live Playoffs to Top 10)
  • Caroline Pennell (Team Ceelo-secondary, Live Playoffs to Top 8 - Painful VFTG Bankrupt)
  • Jacquie Lee (Team Christina-secondary, Live Playoffs to Finale): Runner-up
  • Tessanne Chin (Team Adam-primary, Live Playoffs): Winner (VFTG Victory)

Moderator's Picks

Overall


Live show results per week
Place VFTG Pick Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Finals
1 Tessanne Chin Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe VFTG VICTORY
Winner
2 Jacquie Lee Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe VFTG VICTORY
Runner-up
7-8 Caroline Pennell Safe Safe Safe Eliminated Eliminated (Week 4)
9-10 Kat Robichaud Safe Safe Eliminated Eliminated (Week 3)
13-20 Amber Nicole Eliminated Eliminated (Week 1)
Grey
Olivia Henken
Shelbie Z.
Stephanie Anne Johnson
Tamara Chauniece
Team
☑.svg Artist received one or more iTunes bonus that week (applicable from week 3 onwards)
Place VFTG Pick Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Finals
Adam
1 Tessanne Chin Public's vote Advanced Advanced Advanced Advanced Advanced ☑.svg VFTG VICTORY
(Winner} ☑.svg ☑.svg
13-20 Grey Eliminated
Cee Lo
7-8 Caroline Pennell Public's vote Advanced Advanced Eliminated
9-10 Kat Robichaud Coach's choice Advanced Eliminated
13-20 Amber Nicole Eliminated
13-20 Tamara Chauniece Eliminated
Xtina
2 Jacquie Lee Public's vote Advanced Advanced Advanced Advanced Advanced ☑.svg VFTG VICTORY
(Runner-Up) ☑.svg
13-20 Olivia Henken Eliminated
13-20 Stephanie Anne Johnson Eliminated
Blake
13-20 Shelbie Z. Eliminated

The X Factor III[edit]

  • Danielle Geimer (Top 16)
  • RoXxxy Montana[b] (Top 16)
  • Sweet Suspense (Top 16 to Top 12)
  • Rachel Potter (Top 16 to Top 12 - Painful Bankrupt)
  • Khaya Cohen (Top 16 to Top 10)
  • Lillie McCloud (Top 16 to Top 8)
  • Ellona Santiago (Top 16 to Top 6 - Painful Bankrupt and Painful Elimination)
  • Rion Paige (Thompson) (Top 16 to Top 6 - Painful Bankrupt)
  • Alex & Sierra [a] (Top 16 to Finale - first time a male-female duo as well as a male contestant had been supported by the site): WINNER (VFTG Victory)


MODERATOR's PICKS

Elimination Chart

Color key:

Pick's info


Weekly results per contestant
Place VFTG Pick Week 1 Week 23 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8
Wednesday3 Thursday
1 Alex & Sierra Saved N/A 1st5 1st5 1st5 1st5 1st5 1st5 Winner
5 Rion Paige Saved N/A Safe Safe Safe 6th Bottom three Eliminated (week 6)
6 Ellona Santiago Saved N/A Safe Safe Safe Safe 6th Eliminated (week 6)
8 Lillie McCloud Saved N/A Safe Safe Safe 8th Eliminated (week 5)
10 Khaya Cohen Saved N/A Safe Bottom three 10th Eliminated (week 4)
11 Rachel Potter Saved N/A Safe Bottom three Eliminated (week 3)
12 Sweet Suspense Saved N/A Safe 12th Eliminated (week 3)
14-16 RoXxy Montana Not saved Eliminated (week 1)
Danie Geimer Not saved Eliminated (week 1)
Final showdown None1 None3 None3 Cohen,
Potter
Olivero,
Olstad
Levi,
Paige
Olivero,
Paige
No final showdown or judges' votes; results were based on public votes alone
Judges voted to Save Eliminate
Rowland's vote Potter,
Gutt,
McCloud
Cohen Olstad Paige Paige
Lovato's vote Santiago,
Paige,
Cohen
Potter Olstad Levi Olivero
Rubio's vote Olivero,
Guevara,
Olstad
Potter Olstad Paige Paige
Cowell's vote Restless Road,
Alex & Sierra,
Sweet Suspense
Potter N/A4 Levi Paige
Eliminated Danie Geimer
by Lovato
Carlos Guevara
Public vote
to save
Sweet Suspense
Public vote
to save
Khaya Cohen
Public vote
to save
Lillie McCloud
Public vote
to save
Ellona Santiago
Public vote
to save
Restless Road
Public vote
to save
Carlito Olivero
Public vote
to win
Josh Levi
by Rubio
James Kenney
by Rowland
Rachel Potter
3 of 4 votes
Majority
Tim Olstad
3 of 3 votes
Majority
Josh Levi
2 of 4 votes
Deadlock
Rion Paige
3 of 4 votes
Majority
Jeff Gutt
Public vote
to win
RoXxy Montana
by Cowell
Reference(s) [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11]
  • ^1 There was no public vote in the first week and therefore no final showdown. Each judge was required to reduce their number of acts to three.[12]
  • ^2 Levi returned to the competition in week two because the judges felt that he "deserves a second shot".[13]
  • ^3 Owing to graphics error in which incorrect voting numbers were displayed on screen during the performance recap, there was no elimination in week two. All acts performed again on Thursday night in week two and a public re-vote was conducted. Carlos Guevara was eliminated on Wednesday night in week three after receiving the least amount of votes in week two.[4]
  • ^4 Cowell was not required to vote as there was already a majority.
  • ^5 Cowell revealed in an interview that Alex & Sierra "won every single week" in the public vote.[citation needed]



American Idol XII[edit]

  • Kenzie Hall (Women's Semi-Finals)
  • Jillian Jensen (Women's Semi-Finals - PAINFUL ELIMINATION)
  • Brandy Neelly[b] (Women's Semi Finals - PAINFUL BANKRUPT)
  • Austin Wolfe (Women's Semi-Finals)
  • Marrialle Sellars[b] (Women's Semi-Finals - Painful Bankrupt)
  • Bria Anai (Women's Semi Finals)
  • Briana Oakley (Women's Semi-Finals)
  • Kristen O'Connor (Women's Semi-Finals to Top 13)
  • Emily Piriz (Women's Semi-Finals to Top 12)
  • M.K. Nobilette (Women's Semi-Finals to Top 10 - first time a transmale contestant had been supported by the site and only available to Zinn, Jameson and Steele)[AI13 6][2]
  • Malaya Watson[b] (Women's Semi-Finals to Top 8 Redux)
  • Jessica Meuse (Women's Semi-Finals to Top 4, second longest running ever American Idol pick--tied with Lauren Alaina)[AI13 7]
  • Jena Asciutto[b] (Women's Semi-Finals to finale, longest running ever American Idol pick - broke the record of Lauren Alaina and Jessica Meuse) - Runner-Up }[AI13 8]



MODERATOR's PICKS[14]

Stage: Semi-Finals Wild Card Finals
Week: 2/20 2/27 3/6 3/13 3/20 3/27 4/3[AI13 10] 4/10 4/17 4/24 5/1[AI13 11] 5/8 5/15 5/21
Place Contestant Result
2 Jena Irene Wild Card Top 13 Bottom 3 SAVED
Runner-up
4 Jessica Meuse Top 13 Bottom 2 Bottom 2 Eliminated
8 Malaya Watson Top 13 Bottom 3 Bottom 3 Eliminated
9 Majesty Rose Top 13 Bottom 3 Bottom 3 Eliminated
10 MK Nobilette Top 13 Bottom 3 Bottom 3 Eliminated
12 Emily Piriz Top 13 Eliminated
13 Kristen O'Connor Wild Card Top 13 Eliminated
14–15 Bria Anai Wild Card Elim
16–20 Briana Oakley Elim
Marrialle Sellars


The Voice VI[edit]

  • Team Adam
    • Christina Grimmie (Top 12 to Finale - First VFTG Loss on The Voice)[1]
    • Kat Perkins (Top 12 to Top 5 - ROBBED)
  • Team Shakira
    • Tess Boyer (Top 12 to Top 10 - PAINFUL BANKRUPT)
    • Kristen Merlin (Top 12 to Top 5 - ROBBED)
    • Dani Moz (Top 12)
  • Team Usher
    • Bria Kelly (Top 12 to Top 10 - PAINFUL BANKRUPT)
  • Team Blake
    • Audra McLaughlin (Top 12 to Top 8 - PAINFUL BANKRUPT)
    • Sisaundra Lewis (Top 12 to Top 8 - PAINFUL BANKRUPT)

Moderator Picks

Overall

Color key:

Live show results per week
Place Artist Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Finals
3 Christina Grimmie Safe Safe Safe Safe Saved
4-5 Kristen Merlin Safe Safe Safe Eliminated Eliminated (Week 4)
Kat Perkins Safe Safe Safe Eliminated
6-8 Sisaundra Lewis Safe Safe Eliminated Eliminated (Week 3)
Audra McLaughlin Safe Safe Eliminated
9-10 Tess Boyer Safe Eliminated Eliminated (Week 2)
Bria Kelly Safe Eliminated
11-12 Dani Moz Eliminated Eliminated (Week 1)
Team
☑.svg Artist received one or more iTunes bonus that week (applicable from week 3 onwards)


Place Artist Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Finals
Adam
3 Christina Grimmie Advanced Advanced ☑.svg  Advanced ☑.svg  Advanced Saved
(Third Place ☑.svg ☑.svg )
4-5 Kat Perkins Advanced Advanced Advanced Eliminated
Shakira
4-5 Kristen Merlin Advanced Advanced Advanced Eliminated ☑.svg 
9-10 Tess Boyer Advanced Eliminated
11-12 Dani Moz Eliminated
Usher
9-10 Bria Kelly Advanced Eliminated
Blake
6-8 Sisaundra Lewis Advanced Advanced Eliminated
6-8 Audra McLaughlin Advanced Advanced Eliminated

Boycotted Contestants[edit]

Starting with this season, the moderators also chose their picks who they would hate to see win. During the previous four seasons of Vote for the Girls, the site competed against Vote for the Worst and later Vote Against The Producers.

In an interview, Ava Zinn was planning to acquire the votefortheworst.com domain in February 2014, only to discover that the previous owner renewed the domain. Because the site never votes for male contestants, and to maintain the integrity of Vote for the Girls, the moderators' Vote for the Worst picks are not revealed until the end of the competition or if there are no male contestants left in the competition.

Like the previous four seasons, the site's moderators face a Punishment for failure.

Names in bold red indicate VFTG Loss and Losing Moderator.

X Factor III[edit]

REWARD FOR VICTORY:[citation needed]

The Voice V[edit]

The Voice 5 Boycotted Contestants

After the elimination of Holly Henry, all the moderators except Ava Zinn have any remaining supported contestants.

American Idol XII[edit]

PUNISHMENT FOR FAILURE: The moderators were forced to participate in the So You Think You Can Dance 11 make-up competition for failing to support Jena Irene to the victory[16]. However, because of the nature of the defeat of Christina Grimmie and Josh Kaufman's win a day earlier on The Voice plus Jena Irene's defeat, the transwomen (Ava Zinn and Kathi Jameson) wore strapless tops with Zinn wearing thong panties occasionally throughout the summer (this was evident during the Rising Star competition in the following season's summer cycle), while the female moderators (Kellie Rock and Holly Everman) bind their breasts with Rock appearing as a Breast Cancer survivor as she had a double mastectomy and Everman (after shaving her traditionally long hair immediately following the American Idol loss) appearing as a female-to-male transgender individual.


The Voice VI[edit]

PUNISHMENT FOR FAILURE: Because Christina Grimmie finished third place resulting in the site's first loss on The Voice, the moderators will not shave their legs for the month of October for Breast Cancer Awareness. However, because of the nature of the loss after Kaufman's win, since a resident of Indiana won, the moderators faced not shaving their legs for No Shave November [17] and forced to participate in a make-up competition America's Got Talent.


References and notes[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Vote for the Girls Loss: The Voice of America 6. Vote for the Girls. Aeverine Zinn Holdings. Retrieved on 21 May 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Vote for the Girls American Idol 13 Picks. Aeverine Zinn Holdings (14 February 2014). Retrieved on 14 February 2014.|series=Vote or the Girls (USA)|network=AvaZinn.com|date=February 22, 2014|credits=Aeverine Zinn Holdings}} NOTE: On the episode cited above, when Nobilette was chosen as a Vote for the Girls pick for Zinn, Steele and Jameson (transgender women) and Meuse for Everman, Swaringen, and Rock (bisexual or lesbian women), Zinn stated that this rule applies to all singing competitions.
  3. The X Factor On Fox - News. Thexfactorusa.com. Retrieved on 2013-11-08.
  4. 4.0 4.1 The X Factor On Fox - News. Thexfactorusa.com. Retrieved on 2013-11-14.
  5. The X Factor On Fox - News. Thexfactorusa.com. Retrieved on 2013-11-18.
  6. The X Factor On Fox - News. Thexfactorusa.com. Retrieved on 2013-11-18.
  7. The X Factor On Fox - News. Thexfactorusa.com. Retrieved on 2013-11-28.
  8. The X Factor On Fox - News
  9. The X Factor On Fox - News
  10. The X Factor On Fox - News
  11. The X Factor USA: Did Carlito Olivero, Alex & Sierra or Jeff Gutt win? - X Factor USA News - Reality TV. Digital Spy (2013-12-20). Retrieved on 2014-02-26.
  12. "The X Factor" Allows Fans To Weigh In As Fifth Judge. Facebook.com. Retrieved on 2013-11-08.
  13. The X Factor On Fox - News. Thexfactorusa.com. Retrieved on 2013-11-14.
  14. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named VFTG-AI13
  15. 15.0 15.1 Zinn, Ava (26 August 2014). What's Wrong with Holly Everman. Aeverine Zinn Holdings. Retrieved on 26 August 2014.
  16. VFTG's Vote for the Worst Picks (American Idol 13). Aeverine Zinn Holdings (May 9, 2014). Retrieved on August 19, 2014.
  17. VFTG's Vote for the Worst Picks (The Voice 6). Aeverine Zinn Holdings (August 25, 2014). Retrieved on August 19, 2014.

Notes[edit]

  1. The American Idol 13 and The Voice 6 competitions marked the first time in the site's history that conflict with the contestants from American Idol and The Voice prevented Zinn from completing the season. The male contestants on both competitions were mostly "white guys with guitars," which are never VFTG picks The competitions became increasingly heated and the American public reacted defensively, refusing to accept the truth about WGWG's, and blaming others for no reason. During one episode, Zinn concludes, "I think the competition's too far gone". After the eliminations of MK Nobilette, Majesty Rose, Malaya Watson, and Jessica Meuse landed in the bottom two the week following Watson's elimination, and Zinn tells in a YouTube video on April 18, 2014, the competition that's basically lopsided with dreaded WGWG's are not normal for this kind of competition and announces that she would be auctioning off her virginity, and it is implied that she called off the competition for that reason. Though Zinn's picks remained valid.
  2. Upon learning of Malaya Watson was announced as the act with lowest number of votes for Top 7 reveal night on April 10, 2014, and taking offense of UK moderator counterpart Khayla Chow (by calling Chow a "bi-black bimbo") during the viewing of the Malaya's final performance Chow shoved Everman to the ground sparking the Vote for the Girls brawl. Hours later on the early morning hours of April 11, 2014, Everman was arrested under suspicion of DUI in Indianapolis, Indiana. Everman was suspended from April 14 to April 28. Though Everman's picks for The Voice remained valid.
The Voice 6
  1. Initially Double VFTG Loss after being later informed Josh Kaufman controversially won. The Loss eventually overturned based on Grimmie's huge social media following after the Vote for the Girls 100 Women Picked special aired.
American Idol 13
  1. Initially VFTG Loss. Due to Jena Irene's record-breaking streak on the web site, the loss was overturned after the Vote for the Girls 100 Women Picked special aired. As a result, the two moderators' vetoes and VFTG Victories made this a perfect season. Winning moderator is Ava Zinn.
  2. Surpassed Lauren Alaina and Jessica Meuse as longest running pick.
  3. Tied with VFTG pick Lauren Alaina as longest running pick.
  4. The pick of MK Nobilette was only available to Zinn, Steele, and Jameson. The VFTG pick of Nobilette drew controversy. This brought some angry responses on the site's Twitter page. Some even criticized Zinn for the decision for declaring Nobilette as a "transman" pick and earlier drew criticism on the United Kingdom version when that site declared James Byron as a "transgirl" pick on the third series of The Voice UK. Zinn's decision to declare the transman pick did not sit well with the transgender community despite the fact Zinn, a transgender woman herself (as well as Steele and Jameson) and the fact that much of the moderator panel are considered lesbians (Zinn, Steele, and Jameson are such transwomen as a result of their gender transitions their sexual orientation is considered to be lesbian (prior to their transitions, Zinn, Steele, and Jameson were all heterosexual males until 2004, 2012, and 2011, respectively) while Swaringen, Rock, and Everman--biological women--have came out as bisexuals in 2010, 1994, and 2000, respectively. In Zinn's defense, she mentioned that if fans want to vote for a male contestant -- MK Nobilette is the closest pick. Though there was speculation this spawned the brawl four weeks after Nobilette's elimination.
  5. Zinn initially chose Nobilette as a Best of Worst pick, but changed to a male pick based on appearance.
  6. The pick of MK Nobilette was only available to Zinn, Steele, and Jameson. The VFTG pick of Nobilette drew controversy. This brought some angry responses on the site's Twitter page. Some even criticized Zinn for the decision for declaring Nobilette as a "transman" pick and earlier drew criticism on the United Kingdom version when that site declared James Byron as a "transgirl" pick on the third series of The Voice UK. Zinn's decision to declare the transman pick did not sit well with the transgender community despite the fact Zinn, a transgender woman herself (as well as Steele and Jameson) and the fact that much of the moderator panel are considered lesbians (Zinn, Steele, and Jameson are such transwomen as a result of their gender transitions their sexual orientation is considered to be lesbian (prior to their transitions, Zinn, Steele, and Jameson were all heterosexual males until 2004, 2012, and 2011, respectively) while Swaringen, Rock, and Everman--biological women--have came out as bisexuals in 2010, 1994, and 2000, respectively. In Zinn's defense, she mentioned that if fans want to vote for a male contestant -- MK Nobilette is the closest pick. Though there was speculation this spawned the brawl four weeks after Nobilette's elimination.
  7. Tied with VFTG pick Lauren Alaina as longest running pick until Jena Irene broke the record of 14 weeks.
  8. Initially VFTG Loss. Due to Jena Irene's record-breaking streak on the web site, the loss was overturned after the Vote for the Girls 100 Women Picked special aired. As a result, the two moderators' vetoes and VFTG Victories made this a perfect season. Winning moderator is Ava Zinn.
  9. Zinn initially chose Nobilette as a Best of Worst pick, but changed to a male pick based on appearance.
  10. Due to the judges using their one 'Judges' Save' per season, in order to save Sam Woolf, the 'Top 8' remained intact for another week, and no one was eliminated at the end of the show on April 3.
  11. During the 'Top 5' results show the remaining contestants were given the option by each taking an anonymous vote to either go by America's votes and send only one person home or if all votes were "yes" the 'Top 5' will remain intact for one more week and two contestants go home next week. The votes ended with two out of the five voting no. Without revealing the bottom 2, Ryan announced that Sam Woolf had received the lowest amount of votes and was eliminated.
The X Factor USA 3
The Voice 5