The last Boy of the night is Marcus Canty, who L.A. already thinks is a star, with a voice like Bobby Brown's. In fact, L.A is giving Marcus a song he wrote for Bobby Brown. Marcus admits that the singing and dancing at the same time is challenging, what with the difficulty of not running out of breath. And in his pre-performance interview, Simon makes an excellent point: "Why do we need another Bobby Brown? Isn't one enough?" Maybe even a surplus.
Marcus is singing "Every Little Step," dancing with girls in letter jackets. From what we're seeing, it looks like he's backing off a little on the dancing compared to what we saw of his rehearsals in the intro reel. Just as well, probably. The song ends with a shower of sparks and even more dancers. Afterward, Nicole says she felt like she was watching a concert instead of a competition. Short concert, dude. She also compliments L.A. on the song. "I do remember those days," Paula lies, and calls Marcus the total package. Simon banters with L.A. some more before complimenting Marcus on coming alive. L.A. echoes that. I'm just distracted by the suit lapels on Marcus's letter jacket. Dressy, yet casual, yet kind of ridiculous. Before going to break, Steve has to reel a runaway Marcus back in. I don't blame Marcus; those long voting instructions are a lot to stand still through. I didn't stand through that much talking at my wedding.
Coming back, Steve promises to open the voting lines soon before giving us another look at the Twitter wall, now at 2.8 million. I guess they're counting all of the tweets ever, not just the ones that have been posted since this episode started. Either that or things really slowed down during the second hour.