Get On Board: Marcus Canty

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Here and Now - You can't just sing a Luther Vandross song. You have to sang Luther and former X Factor contestant Marcus Canty did just that with his moving rendition of Vandross' hit "Never Too Much." (Photo: Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Centric)

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Musical Wonder - A native of Maryland, Canty began singing the age of 11 after hearing Stevie Wonder’s hit song “Overjoyed.” Don't miss Marcus Canty tonight on 106 & Park at 6P/5C! (Photo: Isaac Brekken/Getty Images For Centric)

It's Showtime - In the early 2000s, the young singer made several appearances on Showtime at the Apollo singing covers of Yolanda Adams? ?Still I Rise? and Trey Songz?s ?Gotta Go.?(Photo: Donald Bowers/Getty Images for New York Market Radio)

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It's Showtime - In the early 2000s, the young singer made several appearances on Showtime at the Apollo singing covers of Yolanda Adams’ “Still I Rise” and Trey Songz’s “Gotta Go.”(Photo: Donald Bowers/Getty Images for New York Market Radio)

Rising Star - In 2009, Marcus was inducted into the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts? Youth Art program. (Photo: Mark Davis/Getty Images)

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Rising Star - In 2009, Marcus was inducted into the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts’ Youth Art program. (Photo: Mark Davis/Getty Images)

A Wish Come True - In 2011, he auditioned for the U.S. version of the U.K. talent competition X-Factor, singing "I Wish" by Stevie Wonder.(Photo: Ray Mickshaw/FOX via Getty Images)

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A Wish Come True - In 2011, he auditioned for the U.S. version of the U.K. talent competition X-Factor, singing "I Wish" by Stevie Wonder.(Photo: Ray Mickshaw/FOX via Getty Images)

Impressing Pop's Princess - During the X-Factor judges? homes tryouts, he blew away Antonio "L.A." Reid and guest judge Rihanna with his rendition of K-Ci and JoJo?s ?All My Life.?(Photo: Ray Mickshaw/FOX via Getty Images)

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Impressing Pop's Princess - During the X-Factor judges’ homes tryouts, he blew away Antonio "L.A." Reid and guest judge Rihanna with his rendition of K-Ci and JoJo’s “All My Life.”(Photo: Ray Mickshaw/FOX via Getty Images)

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End of the Road - After several successful weeks, Canty was eliminated from the X-Factor, coming in at fourth place. (Photo: Ray Mickshaw/FOX via Getty Images)

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End of the Road - After several successful weeks, Canty was eliminated from the X-Factor, coming in at fourth place. (Photo: Ray Mickshaw/FOX via Getty Images)

Be Epic - Soon after the competition Canty was signed by show judge Antonio "L.A" Reid to Epic Records.(photo: John Ricard / BET).

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Be Epic - Soon after the competition Canty was signed by show judge Antonio "L.A" Reid to Epic Records.(photo: John Ricard / BET).

Think Like a Man - In March 2012, Canty recorded ?Won't Make a Fool Out of You,? which was featured on the soundtrack for the film Think Like a Man.(Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

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Think Like a Man - In March 2012, Canty recorded “Won't Make a Fool Out of You,” which was featured on the soundtrack for the film Think Like a Man.(Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Going In and Out - In Summer 2012, he teamed up with rapper Wale for his his second single release, "In and Out."(Photo: Donald Bowers/Getty Images for New York Market Radio)

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Going In and Out - In Summer 2012, he teamed up with rapper Wale for his his second single release, "In and Out."(Photo: Donald Bowers/Getty Images for New York Market Radio)