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We Found Somebody to Love! Broadway Fave & X Factor Finalist Rachel Potter to Rock 54 Below

We Found Somebody to Love! Broadway Fave & X Factor Finalist Rachel Potter to Rock 54 Below

There's no denying it: We love love love Rachel Potter! We rooted for her to win the last cycle of The X Factor and were devastated when she was eliminated. (Maybe that's why it got canceled...JK!) But our tears have been dried by the news that the Evita vet is making her 54 Below debut on February ...

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Watch Rachel Potter Fight For Survival! The X Factor Contestant Sings a Tearful ‘From This Moment On’

Watch Rachel Potter Fight For Survival! The X Factor Contestant Sings a Tearful ‘From This Moment On’

It was a sad day for Broadway fans everywhere on November 14, when Evita favorite Rachel Potter was put on the chopping block on the TV competition series The X Factor. Having to sing for survival completely blindsided Potter, who later told Zap2it.com, "I was like yeah, I've got this. I just started to relax and feel like ...

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Rachel Potter Chills Us to the Bone! See Her Rock Out to Heart’s ‘Alone’ on The X Factor

Rachel Potter Chills Us to the Bone! See Her Rock Out to Heart’s ‘Alone’ on The X Factor

It seems like just yesterday Rachel Potter was making us cry in her moving performance as the Mistress in Broadway’s Evita, and now she’s rocking out onstage every week on the TV competition series The X Factor (and did we mention she’s absolutely killing it?!). This week, Potter brings the ‘80s rock edge in a passionate rendition ...

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Hear Rachel Potter's 'Fantastic' Version of Martina McBride's Country Smash 'Anyway' on The X Factor

Hear Rachel Potter's 'Fantastic' Version of Martina McBride's Country Smash 'Anyway' on The X Factor

Listen X Factor aficionados, you can chase a dream that seems so out of reach, and you know it might not ever come your way. Dream it anyway. That's what Martina McBride told us to do in her 2006 hit song "Anyway," and that's exactly what Broadway alum Rachel Potter is doing on FOX's singing competition show ...

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Watch Rachel Potter Put an ‘Insane’ Spin on the Isley Brothers’ ‘This Old Heart of Mine’ on The X Factor

Watch Rachel Potter Put an ‘Insane’ Spin on the Isley Brothers’ ‘This Old Heart of Mine’ on The X Factor

A few weeks ago, Rachel Potter was just a “bartender in Nashville, TN,” and now she’s wailing country songs on The X Factor! (And oh, did we mention she's also an alum of Broadway’s Evita and The Addams Family? Because the show never does.) With the help of mentor Kelly Rowland, the talented singer took the stage ...

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Watch Rachel Potter’s ‘Absolutely Perfect’ Rendition of ‘I Hope You Dance’ Live on The X Factor

Watch Rachel Potter’s ‘Absolutely Perfect’ Rendition of ‘I Hope You Dance’ Live on The X Factor

Evita favorite Rachel Potter may not have impressed Simon Cowell last week on The X Factor, but this week he’s calling her ‘astonishing’ and ‘absolutely perfect!’ The Broadway alum took the stage on the hit TV competition series on October 29, and the stakes were even higher than usual, because the entire broadcast was live for the first time ...

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Hear Rachel Potter’s Countrified Version of Beyonce’s ‘Irreplaceable’ on The X Factor

Hear Rachel Potter’s Countrified Version of Beyonce’s ‘Irreplaceable’ on The X Factor

Last night’s episode of The X Factor just proves even further that Broadway stars don’t always get the warmest welcome on reality TV. Though Evita alum Rachel Potter turned in a stellar performance of Beyonce’s ballad “Irreplaceable”—with a country twist, no less—the judges seemed to be less than pleased with the act. Still, former Destiny ...

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Watch Evita Vet Rachel Potter Knock 'Em Dead with 'Love' on The X Factor

Watch Evita Vet Rachel Potter Knock 'Em Dead with 'Love' on The X Factor

There’s nothing like the excitement that comes when you see a Broadway talent wow the crowd on one of TV's popular singing reality competitions. That was the case on the September 12 episode of The X Factor, which highlighted the vocal prowess of Broadway’s Rachel Potter. The Evita and Addams Family veteran introduced herself as a bartender ...

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Ricky Martin, Orfeh & More Go Country in New ‘Live the Dream’ Music Video from Evita's Rachel Potter

Ricky Martin, Orfeh & More Go Country in New ‘Live the Dream’ Music Video from Evita's Rachel Potter

Don’t cry for Rachel Potter. Even though Broadway’s Evita (in which Potter plays Peron’s mistress) closes January 26, the budding country singer now has a new catchy single and a star-studded music video to her name. Potter recruited her Evita co-stars Ricky Martin, Michael Cerveris and Max von Essen, as well as Tony nominees Orfeh and Constantine ...

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Watch Evita's Rachel Potter Bring a Family to Tears on Today

Watch Evita's Rachel Potter Bring a Family to Tears on Today

Eight shows a week, Rachel Potter moves Broadway audiences as a troubled mistress in Evita, but on November 8, she tugged the heartstrings of one mother in particular. With the guidance of Today Show co-hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, Potter helped teenager Ashley Flewellen surprise her cancer survivor mother Frances, who adopted Flewellen as a baby. Potter sang ...

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