The X Factor found its very own Whitney Houston, Beyonce and Mariah Carey rolled into one incredibly talented singer in the Miami auditions which aired Thursday September 22, 2011, and her name is Melanie Amaro.
The 18-tear old college student had her very own Dreamgirls moment singing Beyoncé‘s Listen while absolutely flooring the judges.
LA Reid said she is truly amazing, has the gift, the soul, the swagger and the X factor.
Nicole Scherzinger was moved to tears and and said this is why she does this show and people like Melanie inspire her.
Paula Abdul said Melanie has a unique ability that Paula has never heard in any other audition, ever.
Simon Cowell said this is why he brought the show to America: to find some one like her.
Watch Melanie perform Beyonce’s Listen in the video clip below: