Carly Rose Sonenclar is an American singer and teen actress. In December 2012, she became the runner-up on the second season of the American version of the The X Factor. She began her acting career in 2006, soon making her Broadway debut in Les Miserables as Young Cosette. Among other stage roles, she originated the role of Chloe in the 2011 musical Wonderland on Broadway. She played a regular character in season 3 of the The Electric Company television series and has sung the U.S. National Anthem for major sporting events.