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The first US winner of ‘The X Factor’ Melanie Amaro has signed woth Epic records! Her new home with Epic Records places her under the leadership of legendary music executive, Epic Records Chairman/CEO and The X Factor judge, Mr. Antonio “L.A.” Reid. As part of holding the coveted title, Amaro winsÂ $5 million, the largest prize in television history, and is set to star in an iconic Pepsi commercial. Season one of Fox’s highly successful talent competition crowned powerhouse vocalist Amaro its winner under the mentorship ofÂ Simon CowellÂ during its nail-biting season finale.Â Melanie gushed about her new home at Epic,
I am so excited to start recording my debut album for Epic under the guidance of L.A. Reid and Simon Cowell,” says Amaro. “This is a dream come true for me.”
LA Reid signed the young diva to the label,
“I joined The X Factor to be able to discover undeniable talent such as Melanie,” comments Mr. Reid. “I am pleased that she is now signed to Epic Records because I believe we have only scratched the surface on uncovering her talent and her inevitable journey to super-stardom.” Simon Cowell adds, “We all agreed that Epic would be the right fit for Melanie. L.A. made it clear that he wanted the opportunity to work with her and with his track record, you can’t say no to that.”
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