Rion Paige “Amazes” with Heartbreaking Demi Lovato Cover on X Factor (VIDEO)


By Shari Weiss



Rion Paige was heartbreaking in the best way possible on the “X Factor” on Tuesday, the first live episode of the season.

The disabled 13-year-old channeled her personal life into a wrenching rendition of Demi Lovato’s “Skycraper,” blowing away the judges.

Paulina Rubio said afterward, “I love this performance. I feel the power that you have, the courage, and I love you for that. And that was amazing.”

Simon Cowell called the song choice “a brilliant decision,” and deemed the performance “really, seriously, seriously good.”

“You really are a special person and I really hope you stay in this competition,” continued the music mogul. “This competition needs someone like you.

And mentor Lovato told her, “Rion, I’m so proud of you. That was such an emotional performance.”

Check out the video below!

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