For this week the themes of the show was Dance Music Hits and Save Me Songs. The contestants had to perform two different songs for the first time in the show, the second second was supposed to have been chosen by the public as a competition run by Pepsi by due to techinical reasons this has been delayed for next week, as result the contestants had only 24hrs to learn a second song before the show.
The guest perfomers for this week was Mary J. Blige performing her single ‘Need Someone’ and Lenny Kravitz who performed two singles ‘Rock Star City Life’ from his new album Black and White America which went into the classic ‘Are You Gonna Go My Way’.
After the performances by the top 5 the two returning to sing again were Marcus Canty, for the third week and Rachel Crow.
Marcus gave us a song which wowed us whist in the Top 11, the performance was another well done job and showed his never die attitude.
Rachel also sang a song which she previuosly done whilst in the Top 11, she performed it was great emotion and even managed to bring tears to her eyes which led to Paula standing up in admiration and support.
The elimination voting was deadlock leaving it to the american public voting numbers, the latest eliminated contestant was Rachel Crow. The shcok took everyone with surprise and led to Rachel dropping to the stage crying, Simon Cowell helped console her. She left the competition knowing that her journey has just begun and big things can be expected from her in the future.