Chris Rene Covers Bob Marley, Ignores Theme on The X Factor

Chris Rene Covers Bob Marley, Ignores Theme on The X Factor

Yes, we know: Bob Marley was inducted into the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame. But still.

Very few people associated this icon with that genre of music, although Chris Rene is apparently one of the few who considers the dreadlocked star to be a famous rocker. The X Factor finalist mashed up a couple of his biggest hits last night, invoking a response from Simon Cowell that made us laugh and nod our heads:

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Can Rachel Crow Get Any Satisfaction?

Can Rachel Crow Get Any Satisfaction?

We doubt Rachel Crow has a rock 'n roll career ahead of her. That just isn't this X Factor contestant's niche.

But the 13-year old gave the genre a gallant effort last night, having fun with a cover of the classic Rolling Stones single, "I Can't Get No Satisfaction."

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Drew Ryniewicz Slows Down a U2 Classic

Drew Ryniewicz Slows Down a U2 Classic

Is Drew Ryniewicz already stuck in a rut?

The adorable 14-year old covered the classic U2 track "With or Without You" last night, keeping the tempo slow and delivering what sounded like another winning ballad.

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Marcus Canty Rocks Out on The X Factor

Marcus Canty Rocks Out on The X Factor

Marcus Canty took to a fire-filled stage on The X Factor last night, delivering one of the more enjoyable performances during a rock-themed evening of auditions.

L.A. Reid kept his critique short and simple ("You rocked!"), while Simon Cowell joked about the women on stage, telling Marcus: "You say you were going to be a good boy, and you looked up the skirts of 10 girls. Too much temptation."

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Michael Lohan Sentenced to Rehab, Basically Off the Hook in Domestic Battery Case

Michael Lohan Sentenced to Rehab, Basically Off the Hook in Domestic Battery Case

We often talk about how Lindsay Lohan beats the rap with pitifully short sentences for her numerous crimes, but she's treated like a serial killer compared to her dad.

Despite allegedly beating up ex-girlfriend Kate Major last month, repeatedly violating her restraining order, then contacting her while out on bail and resisting arrest, MiLo was not sentenced to jail time yesterday.

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Ruben Studdard and Surata Zuri McCants: It's Over

Ruben Studdard and Surata Zuri McCants: It's Over

American Idol winner Ruben Studdard has filed for divorce from Surata Zuri McCants, his wife of more than three years, according to reports.

The Velvet Teddy Bear filed the papers in his native Alabama citing the catch-all "irreconcilable differences" as the impetus for the breakup.

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Snooki and Jionni LaValle Deny Latest Split Rumors

Snooki and Jionni LaValle Deny Latest Split Rumors

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and boyfriend Jionni LaValle are denying a recent round of reports suggesting that they broke up after a blowout bigger than Pauly D's hair. 

After what they went through in Italy, with public kooka dances, late night phone fights and general drunken stupidity on Jersey Shore, you'd think they were home free.

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