X Factor Around the World
|X Factor Around the World|
|Created by||Simon Cowell|
|Directed by||Agung Cahyono|
|Presented by||Robby Purba|
|Country of origin||Indonesia|
|Original language(s)||English, Indonesian|
|Running time||240 minutes|
|Original release||24 August 2013|
X Factor Around the World is the 24th anniversary television special of RCTI, joining four continents' biggest versions of The X Factor reality singing competition—X Factor Indonesia (Asia), The X Factor USA (America), The X Factor UK (Europe) and The X Factor Australia (Australia). The show was originally aired on 24 August 2013 in Indonesia and featured performances by six winners and runners-up: Melanie Amaro, Samantha Jade, The Collective, Jahmene Douglas, Fatin Shidqia, Novita Dewi.
The judging panel consisted of Paula Abdul, Anggun, Daniel Bedingfield, Ahmad Dhani and Louis Walsh. The TV special was produced by Fabian Dharmawan for RCTI and Glenn Sims for Fremantle Media, who were also the executive producers of X Factor Indonesia. The show was purely a music showcase and no winner was announced. The special episode was a smash hit completely destroying the competition from rival broadcaster SCTV who were also playing their own birthday celebrations on the same evening. For a programme broadcast 95% in English language this was quite a major achievement and paved the way for the pan-regional Asia's Got Talent, produced exclusively by Fremantle Media. 
Segment 1: Victory Song
- Samantha Jade (X Factor Australia) – "What You've Done to Me"
- Novita Dewi (X Factor Indonesia) – "Sampai Habis Air Mataku"
- Fatin Shidqia (X Factor Indonesia) – "Aku Memilih Setia"
- The Collective (X Factor Australia) – "Surrender"
- Jahméne Douglas (X Factor UK) – "Titanium"
- Melanie Amaro (X Factor USA) – "Long Distance"
- Daniel Bedingfield (Judge of X Factor New Zealand) – "Every Little Thing" / "If You're Not the One"
- Anggun (Judge of X Factor Indonesia) – "Mimpi" / "In Your Mind"
- Anggun featuring Kotak (Indonesian rock band) – "Pelan Pelan Saja" / "We Will Rock You"
Segment 2: Duet
- Novita Dewi and Fatin Shidqia – "Set Fire to the Rain" / "I Just Can't Stop Loving You"
- Novita Dewi and Jahméne Douglas – "Halo"
- Fatin Shidqia and The Collective – "Payphone"
- Novita Dewi and Samantha Jade – "Breakeven"
- Fatin Shidqia and Melanie Amaro – "The World's Greatest"
|Air date||Rating||Share||Daily rank|
|24 August 2013 (live broadcast)||5.0||25.4||1|
|25 August 2013 (repeat)||2.1||17.5||12|
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