'The X Factor's' best and worst moments from Season 1


"The X Factor" is just a day away from crowning its first ever U.S. winner and handing a $5 million prize over to Melanie Amaro, Josh Krajcik or Chris Rene. But let's take a look back at some of the best and worst things from this season.Nicole biffs itIt seemed a lock that Rachel Crow would survive her first trip to the final two after her awesome performance of "I'd Rather Go Blind." But when Nicole Scherzinger had a chance to save Crow for certain and send Marcus Canty home, the judge punted on the responsibility. When it came down to who America voted for, Canty was saved and Rachel Crow collapsed in a pool of tears. -- David EcksteinSimon Cowell loses his mindSo, remember Tiah Tolliver, the crazy, not-that-good-of-a-singer girl that Simon went absolutely bonkers over? Yeah, what was that about? He got borderline pathological about her, especially in regards to Paula and Nicole...



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