Today, Ellen challenged Jimmy Smits to a game of Television Celebrity. You can find out how they did -- on Ellen's iPhone App. Download it for free here.
Cher in Cavite City, Philippines has some cultured cats! She took this photo of them paying attention as she watched the musical "Cats." For more cute photos like this, check out our Best Pet photo gallery.
Carol from Hamilton, Canada sent in this photo of her son's Bad Paid-For Tattoo. She still has no idea what inspired it -- but she has a long time to figure it out! See even more Bad Paid-For Tattoos in our photo gallery.
All good things must come to an end. It's the last day of Cat Week, so today Ellen remembered all the fun -- with this montage.
When Jennifer from West Covina, California adopted her new kitty, she took the time to introduce it to the rest of her pets. This rabbit took the time to think it through -- and he approved! You can see more adorable photos like this in our Unlikely Animal Pair photo gallery.
After Maroon 5's amazing performance of "Hands All Over," Ellen gave the entire audience a copy of their brand new album, "Hands All Over." We have a few extra copies, and we're giving you a chance to win one! To enter, just click here.
Ellen decided to end Cat Week by doing something important. Her pet food company, Halo, is donating $5,000 to the Burbank Animal Shelter, which has 150 cats that need to be adopted. You can find out more about Halo Pet Products here.
Today Ellen concluded Cat Week by encouraging everyone to adopt a cat. There are cats all across the country who need a loving home, and you can adopt one from a shelter near you. There are some great resources to find a shelter right here.
While at the show, Cheryl Burke talked about an organization that is very important to her. It's called Tell a Gal Pal. Domestic violence is a serious issue, and the movement encourages everyone to talk about it. You can find out more about Tell a Gal Pal at the Click to Empower website.
Moviefone is celebrating its 20th year with a brand new website and a huge contest. They're giving away 20,000 tickets over the next 20 days. One winner will even win free movie tickets for life! You can find out more at Moviefone.com.
Since their 2002 debut, Maroon 5 has sold over 10 million albums in the US, 15 million worldwide, and they've won three Grammys. It might have never happened if the band stopped after their early incarnation wasn't well received. Instead, they persisted -- and it paid off.
The band didn't always go by the name Maroon 5. While in high school, Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, Mickey Madden, and Ryan Dusick formed a group called Kara's Flowers. They signed to a record label, but unfortunately, their first album fell flat and the group disbanded. Levine and Carmichael headed to college in New York, where they were introduced to gospel, hip-hop and R&B. With new inspiration, they reformed their band with a new name: Maroon 5.
The newly formed Maroon 5 released their debut album, "Songs About Jane" in 2002. It proved to be a sleeper hit -- the album landed in the Billboard Top Ten a full two years later. They won the Best New Artist Grammy in 2004, then hit the road after that. The extensive touring was too much for Ryan Dusick, who left the band and was replaced by Matt Flynn. Maroon 5 then won two additional Grammys in 2005 and 2007, and have proven themselves to be a force in the music industry.
Maroon 5 followed up their debut album with "It Won't Soon Be Long" in 2007, and they've just released their latest album, "Hands All Over." They stopped by to perform their single, "Misery" -- check it out right here.
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One of this week's musical guests, Michael Franti, has partnered with the organization Soles4Souls to help distribute millions of new and used shoes to those who need them across the globe. Ellen signed a pair of shoes that will be auctioned off to benefit Soles4Souls. Michael Franti explains it in this video. You can bid on the shoes right here.