Melanie Amaro Wins X Factor and $5 Million Prize (VIDEO)


By Michael Lewittes



There were three talented finalists on “The X Factor” — Josh Krajcik, Melanie Amaro and Chris Rene — but after weeks of fierce competition, there could be only one winner.

And that winner is Melanie Amaro!

The first runner-up was Josh Krajcik, while Chris Rene was eliminated earlier in the show.

An emotional Amaro was swarmed by her family and fellow contestants.

Check out the videos below!

Do you think the right contestant won the first U.S. edition of “X Factor”?

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