Lloyd sang a rendition of "Just Be Good to Me" in the first of the live shows. In the second live show, she performed "Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem). " In the third live show, she sang a mashup of "No Diggity" and "Shout", and in the fourth live show, she sang "Stay. " This was the first time Lloyd did not rap in her performance, and Cowell even called it "the performance of the series. " In week five, Lloyd sang "Empire State of Mind", but the judges stated that after the previous week they were disappointed. However, they agreed that she redeemed herself with her rendition of "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" mixed with "Mockingbird", by Elton John and Eminem, respectively, in week 6. In the seventh week, Lloyd was in the bottom two for the first time after her rendition of "Imagine", but Cowell, Cole and Walsh all saved her in the final showdown. In the following week, Lloyd performed "Girlfriend", followed by "Walk This Way". Both performances were credited by the judges, and she was saved by the public vote the following night, securing her position in the semifinal. In the semifinal, Lloyd performed "Nothin' on You" and "Love the Way You Lie" and was in the bottom two with Mary Byrne. She was saved by the judges again and put through to the final.  In the final, she performed a mashup of "The Clapping Song" and "Get Ur Freak On", followed by a duet with will. i. am, which was a mashup of "Where Is the Love?" and "I Gotta Feeling. " Lloyd was then eliminated in fourth place, having received the fewest public votes.