The Stereo Hogzz
Contestant Profile


Category Groups
Mentor Paula Abdul
Placement 11/17
The Stereo Hogzz are a five-member male R&B vocal group consisting of Justin Williams, Jon Glenn, Trae Badd, Trace Kennedy and Kregg Gibson. They participated in Season 1 of The X Factor USA as part of the Groups category mentored by Paula Abdul. They were eliminated from the competition, finishing in 11th place after losing the sing-off to Lakoda Rayne.


Episode Theme Song Result
Audition 1 Free choice "Running" Advanced
Bootcamp 1 Not aired Advanced
Bootcamp 2 Advanced
Bootcamp 3  Not aired Advanced
Judges Homes Free choice "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" Advanced
Live Show 1 Free choice "Try a Little Tenderness" Saved
Live Show 2 American anthems "Rhythm Nation" Bottom two
Save Me songs "Emotion" Saved
Live Show 3 Songs from movies "Ain't No Other Man" Bottom two
Save Me songs "You Are Not Alone" Eliminated
US Season 1 Finalists
AstroChris ReneDexter HaygoodDrewInTENsityJosh KrajcikLakoda RayneLeRoy BellMarcus CantyMelanie AmaroPhillip LomaxRachel CrowSimone BattleStacy FrancisThe Brewer BoysThe Stereo HogzzTiah Tolliver