"The X Factor" pared its field to the Top 6 on Thursday (Nov. 29), with one surprise elimination and one that was maybe not as big a surprise.
The rankings of the Top 6 didn't hold many huge surprises either -- although it was apparently a very, very tight race for No. 1. According to host Mario Lopez, less than one percentage point separated the three top vote-getters.
At the other end of things, Paige Thomas got Rickrolled early, getting the boot after performing Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" on Wednesday's show. The Bottom 2 after her, though, was a bit of a surprise: Vino Alan and Diamond White had to sing for survival -- and had to follow a performance by Alicia Keys.
Diamond performed Beyonce's "I Was Here," while Vino »
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