Melanie Amaro has the “X Factor”, the first ever winner of The X Factor USA. “The X Factor” winner, Melanie Amaro, 18, was awarded the grand prize of $5 million recording contract and a starring role in a Pepsi commercial.
Josh Krajcik put up a tough fight, it wasn’t a shock that Melanie came away with the first ever winner of The X Factor USA. Obviously, Amaro was a frontrunner from the moment she opened her mouth to sing Beyonce’s “Listen” in her Miami audition.
“Oh my God. Oh my God. Oh my God,” Amaro repeated after host Steve Jones announced her as the champion.
“Thank you so much!” Amaro said after her win. “I don’t know what to say. Thank you. God is good! I’m so happy…This is something I have wanted all my life!”
Melanie’s mentor, Cowell also said, “America, thank you for giving this girl an opportunity. she’s going to represent this country. She is a star. I’m very proud and very grateful. And Josh was a great runner-up.”
Meanwhile, Krajcik say, “I feel amazing. Melanie deserves it – she has a wonderful voice.“
“I had such an incredible experience here. I got to be myself, sing what I want to sing and I couldn’t be happier.”
The first ever X Factor winner