Buzz Bites (12/21/12): Watch One Direction Perform ‘Kiss You’ During The ‘X Factor’ Finale

Watch One Direction perform “Kiss You” from last night’s “The X Factor” finale.

+ Watch One Direction perform “Kiss You” during last night’s “X Factor” finale. The boys began the tune on top of a ginormous pair of lips while a video game backdrop pulsated to the beat. Pitbull also performed “Don’t Stop The Party.” (Just Jared)

+ Congratulations to Tate Stevens, who is the Season 2 winner of “The X Factor.” The country singer bested finalists Carly Rose Sonenclar and Fifth Harmony to win a $5 million recording contract. (MTV News)

+ Watch the Jonas Brothers holiday shout-out video, which they made for Team Jonas and all of their fans. The guys are festive in Santa hats, save for Nick who jokingly says, “I don’t wear Christmas hats. It’s just a personal choice.” (MTV News)

+ Take a look at Justin Bieber’s cover art for Believe: Acoustic, which streets Jan. 29. (Neon Limelight)

+ Check out The Wanted‘s behind-the-scenes video from their photo shoot for Esquire magazine. It features a brussel sprouts food fight, an adorbs dog, and also plenty of cuteness from the guys, natch. The photo spread appears in the January issue. (Idolator)

+ Tune in to “This is How I Made It” on MTV this Saturday at noon ET to learn about the rise of Carly Rae Jepsen. In a sneak peek, it’s obvious she was born to be a star. ”I was involved in musical theater in elementary school, in high school, and choir, and just kind of a little bit of a music geek.” (MTV News)

+ If you’re reading this, the Mayans were most def wrong. J. Cole wrote “2012″ to soundtrack the end of the world, but really it’s a celebratory song reminding listeners to enjoy every moment. Download the track, and also happy holidays and cheers to 2013! (Rap-Up)

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