Melanie Amaro has been amazing throughout The X Factor this season, and many fans think she will be crowned the winner this week. Wednesday night Melanie was paired for a duet with R. Kelly, and viewers thought it was a stunning performance. Will it propel her fans to vote and name her the winner on Thursday night’s show (airing on channel 10 in Scottsdale)?
If you missed Melanie Amaro singing “I Believe I Can Fly” with R. Kelly, you can watch it in the video on the left-hand side of the page. All four judges were on their feet at the end, and Melanie looked pleased with her performance. LA Reid felt that Melanie was a bit overshadowed by R. Kelly on the song and overall he was a bit disappointed. However, Nicole Scherzinger thought Melanie did the best she could, and thought she was able to shine at the end. Paula Abdul thought it was fitting that Amaro sang that song, and said that Melanie has made them all believe in her. Simon Cowell thought it was an incredible duet and said she didn’t look like someone in a talent competition. Simon says he feels very good about Melanie Amaro right now.
What did you think of Melanie Amaro’s duet with R. Kelly? Is she your pick to win this season of The X Factor? It’s never been more important to vote for your favorite, as the winning title really could go to any of the three finalists. Tune in Thursday night to see who earns the title and huge recording contract. The X Factor begins at 7 p.m. Thursday night on FOX, channel 10 in Scottsdale.