The X Factor Winner Melanie Amaro, “I've matured”

The two-hour finale of The X Factor, which crowned Melanie Amaro the winner, averaged 12.4 million viewers and a huge 3.8 18-49 rating. Both numbers were a huge jump from Wednesday's episode, with the number of viewers jumping 25 percent and 31 percent

SPOILER ALERT! Don't read any further if you don't want to know who won the first season of The X Factor! For the rest of you, check out what the winner had to say below: In my on the scene report from Wednesday's

A huge congrats to Melanie Amaro, the winner of X Factor!!! What an amazing talent! I saw some of Melanie's performances and she is simply amazing! Melanie is wearing my Belle Noel honey hexagon hoop earrings in her X Factor promo shot!

Spirits were high at tonight's X Factor finale, where each of the top three contestants sang a holiday song, superstars were out in full force, and Melanie Amaro walked away with a $5

Melanie Amaro was voted the winner of The X Factor on Thursday after beating out finalists Josh Krajcik and Chris Rene to win a $5 million Sony recording contract. Although Melanie Amaro was a front-runner to win The X Factor all season,