Britney Spears may no longer be part of "The X Factor" judging panel, but her music is still sticking around the show.

Last night, the singing competition returned with new judges Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio joining Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato.

And the new judges were definitely impressed by some new talent.

Check out the Best Performances from the night below -- are you watching?

4.) Carlito Olivero, "Stay"


Barista Carlito Olivero slayed Rihanna's "Stay," with Simon saying ""There's no one around like you at the moment, this kid looks like a real star."

While he kept repeating he worked at a coffee shop, Carlito actually has a musical past that wasn't mentioned on the show. Olivero was a member of the new Menudo that started after MTV's "Making Menudo" reality show in 2007. The band broke up in 2009.

3.) Rion Paige, "Blown Away"

The judges were literally blown away by Rion's rendition of Carrie Underwood's song -- especially Simon, who helped Carrie rise to stardom on "American Idol."

"I think you're literally extraordinary, I really do," Simon told her. "I remember the first day I met Carrie Underwood and I remember predicting this girl was going to go on and do special things with her life. I'm going to say the same thing about you, Rion."

The 13-year-old suffers from a disorder that affects her hands. She's also partially blind in one eye.

2.) Lillie McCloud, "Alabaster Box"

First thing's first -- this woman is 54!

Yep, grandmother Lillie McCloud killed it with her performance of the CeCe Winans song ... which she sang while wearing a black catsuit.

"Every single part of this room, you touched with your voice," said Kelly Rowland, who was singing along with the performance. 

We hope we look that good at her age ... or now!

1.) Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton, "Toxic"

These two may be the cutest couple ever.

Alex and Sierra sang a stripped down version of Britney Spears' massive pop hit -- looking adorably awkward while singing back and forth to each other. Their voices really stood out, especially when compared to Brit Brit's original.

"I thought this was going to be quite corny when you came out," said Simon. "But it was cool, you're quirky!"

We loved them -- but which was your performance? Sound off below.

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