Alex Benson

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Alex Benson
Birth nameAlex Ugochukwu Benson
Born1994, (age 23)
Paris, France
OriginBelgium, Nærum Denmark,
Years active2016–present

Alex Benson is a Danish singer who competed in the ninth season of the Danish version of The X Factor. he came in third place.[1] Benson was born in 1994 in Paris but lived most of his life in Belgium he now lives in Nærum.[2]

Performances during X Factor[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

Episode Theme Song Artist Result
Audition Free choice "Last Request" Paolo Nutini Through to 5 Chair Challenge
5 Chair Challenge Free choice "Candy" Through to bootcamp
Bootcamp Free choice "Secret" Maroon 5 Through to live shows
Live show 1
Signature "Somebody to Love Me" Mark Ronson & The Business Intl Safe
Live show 2
Scandinavian songs "Some Die Young" Laleh Safe
Live show 3
Songs from the contestant's birthyears "Missing" Everything but the Girl Safe
Live show 4
Radiohits "Hold Back the River" James Bay Bottom two
Save me song "The Pieces Don't Fit Anymore" James Morrison Safe
Live show 5
David Bowie songs "Space Oddity" David Bowie Bottom two
Save me song "Rewind" Paolo Nutini Safe
Live show 6 - Semi-final
Viewers Choice "Gravity" John Mayer Safe
Audition songs "Last Request" Paolo Nutini
Live show 7 - Final
Free Choice "Crazy" Gnarls Barkley 3rd Place
Duet with guest artists "Painkillers" and "Tunnel Vision" (with Patrick Dorgan and Mads Langer) Patrick Dorgan/Mads Langer

Discography[edit | hide | edit source]

Singles[edit | hide | edit source]

  • "How I Know" (2016)

References[edit | hide | edit source]

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