Online auditions for 'The X Factor' now open

(FOX19) - Online auditions for the second season of The X Factor are now open.

Now through Dec. 31, 2011 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time, solo artists and vocal groups 12 years old and over have the opportunity to submit their two-minute a cappella audition videos to

In addition to online auditions, aspiring performers will soon be able to participate in open call auditions held in various cities (to be announced) across the country.

Auditioners should continue to check for full terms, conditions and eligibility, as well as for more information about audition cities and dates.

On next week's The X Factor, the Final Three will battle it out for the grand prize on the two-night finale airing Wednesday, Dec. 21 and Thursday, Dec. 22 on FOX19.

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