"X-Factor" US Finale

"X-Factor" US Finale
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 23, 2011

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Melanie Amaro is announced as the winner of “The X Factor” and is overwhelmed with emotion.

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Astro and 50 Cent perform live on stage at “The X Factor” Live Finale Show in Hollywood, California.

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Pitbull, former contestant Marcus Canty and NeYo onstage at “The X Factor” Live Finale Show.

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Justin Bieber and Stevie Wonder perform onstage during FOX’s ‘The X Factor’ Live Finale Show in Hollywood, California.

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Ne-Yo arrives at “The X Factor” Live Finale Show in Hollywood, California.

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L.A. Reid arrives at “The X Factor” Live Finale Show. His finale contestant in the running, Chris Rene, came in third place.

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Melanie Amaro holds her X-Factor prize. Congratulations, girl!

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