Credit: Ray Mickshaw / FOX Photo: Chris Rene at The X Factor Final Three Red Carpet Event on December 19, 2011

And then there were two! America voted, and X Factor finalist Chris Rene was the first contestant eliminated during the December 22 finale.

So we have to know: do you think Chris really deserved to go home first? We might have seen him going home before Melanie Amaro, but what about fellow Top 3 contestant Josh Krajcik?