Credit: Frank Micelotta/FOX ©2011 Fox Broadcasting Co. Photo: Marcus Canty Performs Live on The X Factor on October 25, 2011

Marcus Canty knows how to perform. He even gave Rihanna chills with his ability to connect with the audience. With The X Factor being his final stab at a music career, Marcus isn’t holding back. Check out the latest and greatest from the 20-year-old kid who his mentor, LA Reid, compared to a young Bobby Brown. Do you agree?

Credit: YouTube Photo: Marcus Canty Performs "I Wish" on The X Factor on September 21, 2011
Credit: YouTube Photo: Chris Rene, Brennin Hunt and Contestants Sing "What's Going On" on The X Factor, October 6, 2011 [VIDEO]
Credit: YouTube Photo: VIDEO: Marcus Canty Sings "All My Life" for LA Reid on The X Factor, October 16, 2011
Credit: YouTube Photo: VIDEO: Marcus Canty Sings "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" on The X Factor, October 25, 2011
Credit: YouTube Photo: VIDEO: Marcus Canty Sings "Every Little Step" by Bobby Brown on The X Factor, November 2, 2011
Credit: YouTube Photo: VIDEO: Marcus Canty Sings "I'm Going Down" on The X Factor, November 9, 2011
Credit: YouTube Photo: VIDEO: Marcus Canty Sings "PYT (Pretty Young Thing)" on The X Factor, November 30, 2011
Credit: YouTube Photo: VIDEO: Marcus Canty Sings Chaka Khan's "Ain't Nobody" on The X Factor, December 7, 2011
Credit: YouTube Photo: VIDEO: Marcus Canty Sings "A Song for You" on The X Factor, December 7, 2011
Credit: YouTube Photo: VIDEO: Marcus Canty Sings "I'll Make Love to You" on The X Factor USA, December 14, 2011
Credit: YouTube Photo: VIDEO: Marcus Canty Sings "Careless Whisper" on The X Factor USA, December 14, 2011