14 Facts About Andrea Faustini


Andrea Faustini was born on 17 June 1994 and is an Italian singer.

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Andrea Faustini is best known for his role as a contestant on the eleventh series of The X Factor in 2014.

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In 2015, Faustini released his debut studio album, Kelly, which peaked at number 14 on the UK Albums Chart.

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In 2008, at the age of 13, Andrea Faustini appeared on the Italian show Ti Lascio Una Canzone.

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Andrea Faustini, who sang The Jackson 5's "Who's Lovin' You" for his first audition was well received by the four judges present that day.

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Simon Cowell even commented that Andrea Faustini "could be really special" in the competition, before receiving a "yes" from all of the judges.

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Andrea Faustini was part of the 114 other acts who successfully got through the Arena Auditions at the SSE Arena in London that year.

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For judges' houses, Mel B brought the "Boys" category to Cancun where Andrea Faustini performed Jennifer Hudson's "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" for her and fellow Spice Girls member Emma Bunton.

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Andrea Faustini was one of the four finalists selected to perform at the live shows which began on 11 October 2014.

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Andrea Faustini performed Michael Jackson's "Earth Song" for the first live show, and quickly became the bookies' favourite to win the show.

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Andrea Faustini was in the bottom two in week 7 with Stevi Ritchie and was saved after Mel B, Fernandez-Versini and Walsh voted to send Faustini through to the quarter-final and Cowell voted to send Ritchie through to the quarter-final.

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However voting statistics revealed that Ritchie received more votes than Andrea Faustini meaning if Walsh sent the result to deadlock, Ritchie would've advanced to the quarter-final and Andrea Faustini would've been eliminated.

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Andrea Faustini was in the Final Showdown in the semi-final with Lauren Platt, but was saved again when Mel B, Walsh and Cowell voted to send Andrea Faustini through to the final with only Fernandez-Versini voting to send Platt through to the final.

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Andrea Faustini ended up finishing third, behind runner-up Fleur East and winner Ben Haenow.

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