The incomparable Britney Spears joined the team's "man in the middle of it all" Jim Cantiello to tell us what we can expect from next week's highly anticipated debut of her latest music video with will.i.am for the club-happy smash single "Scream and Shout." "It's really hard-edged and it's really sexy, she said. She also dished on her Thanksgiving Day traditions saying, "We gain like 10 pounds!"
Cher Lloyd's Brats got an early Thanksgiving treat without those pesky calories, when THE X FACTOR UK Season 7 fourth place finalist stopped by to talk about life after the show. "Since I've worked with L.A. [Reid], I've come out of my shell," she admitted. And, Cher's partner in "Oath" crime, Becky G, also popped by for visit. (Cher performs "Oath" on tonight's results' show!)
Lyric Da Queen of the recently booted Lyric145 surprised this week's pundit, Yahoo! Music Editor Lyndsey Parker, who came wearing an eye patch in support. On the group's recent elimination, Lyric said, "You just roll with the punches."
While those are just the highlights, this weeks episode also featured the Top 10 talking turkey, the judges chatting about their acts, contestant manager Amy Paradine, supervising choreographer and producer Brian Friedman with a surprise of his own, and more.
Check out the PreShow Live in all its glory right here.