Brennin Hunt is a 26-year old model who said on The X Factor last night that he's "the total package." Not exactly the best way to endear oneself to an audience.

But then Hunt stopped talking and starting singing, delivering a strong performance on an original track, always a bold step for any contestant to take. Simon Cowell was certainly impressed, saying he could turn Brennin into a major star.

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Unlike Jazzlyn Little, Tora Woloshin does not possess a superstar's name.

But this 21-year old college student does have the look and the talent to go very far on The X Factor, as proven last night. Woloshin took to the stage and instantly engaged the crowd with her version of "I Want You Back," earning praise from the judges that included L.A. Reid saying she "turned the place out."

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Jazzlyn Little. You gotta admit: that really is a superstar's name.

Such was the reaction of L.A. Reid after this X Factor contestant belted out Mary J. Blige's "I'm Going Down" on last night's audition show, the final one before boot camp kicks off next Wednesday.

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Sarah Palin says she didn't mean to insult Herm Cain ... Herb Cain ... Herman Cain ... aww shucks, whatever his name is in an interview on Fox News this week.

When she called the presidential candidate "the flavor of the week," Palin was criticized by supporters of the Georgia businessman and Republicans in general.

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There's no sophomore slump here.

Following the enormous success of "Rolling in the Deep," Adele has been performing "Someone Like You" at concerts and award ceremonies all summer long. It's a beautiful, simple ballad, featuring the kind of lyrical ability and raw emotion that few other artists could even attempt to pull off.

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The hard times of the NBA lockout continue for unemployed ballers.

Indefinitely barred from signing with a team due to the league's labor dispute, unrestricted free agent guard Delonte West picked up another job at Regency Furniture Showrooms, a furniture chain in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

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New York is the city that never sleeps, and Upper West Side native Lady Gaga will release an ode to NYC, "Marry the Night," as her newest single very shortly.

The fifth single from Born This Way, the synth-heavy track is dance friendly (far more than "Edge of Glory" or "You and I," conjuring up memories of The Fame.

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