The seven "X Factor" finalists paid tribute to Michael Jackson on Thursday evening's show before the voting results were announced. Here are three memorable moments from the show:
1. Rap sensation Astro was sent home.
2. Fourteen-year-old Drew, who was in the bottom two, sang "Listen to Your Heart" by Roxanne before she was eliminated.
3. Before walking off the stage, a sobbing Drew thanked her fans and said, "Jesus loves all you guys. That is truly what I was in this competition for anyway."
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The conviction of Michael Jackson's doctor, Conrad Murray, caused a flurry of tweets from the entertainment community, including Jackson's sister, La Toya, Ryan Secrest, Nicki Minaj and others.
Sister La Toya felt vindicated, tweeting, "VICTORY!!!!!! Michael I love you and I will continue to fight until ALL are brought to justice! Thank you EVERYONE for your love and support! It will ALWAYS be appreciated!"
LiLo's dad was arrested for the second day in a row, in Florida after allegedly contacting his GF Kate Major. According to police, Michael tried to escape by jumping off a 3rd-story balcony and fell 34 feet to the ground.
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When 8-year-old Sophia and 5-year-old Rosie caught the public's attention with a rendition of Nicki Minaj's song, "Super Bass" on YouTube, fans wrote to talk show host Ellen DeGeneres begging her to watch the video -- which has over 7 million hits.
On Wednesday's "Ellen DeGeneres Show," the two little girls from the UK were completely taken by surprise when Minaj stepped on stage. Sophia jumped up and down, ecstatically hugging her idol.
Pop star Selena Gomez proved she can sing, act and rap!
The 19-year-old starlet, currently on her summer "When the Sun Goes Down" tour, showed off her rap skills while performing Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass." The singer took to the stage at Hershey Park on Sunday and kept her concert PG, even skipping over a curse word at the end of the song.
ABC apologized Friday for singer Nicki Minaj's minor wardrobe slip during her "Good Morning America" performance.
While singing on stage at Central Park's Rumsey Playfield, the 28-year-old R&B singer's crop top slipped down, exposing her breast.