Wednesday, December 5th 2012
While ‘Epic’ X Factor US alum Marcus Canty is winning fans over left and right with his debut offerings, the season 1 champion of the show Melanie Amaro (also signed to EPIC) unveils her long-awaited, official debut single ‘Long Distance’.
Set to kick off her debut LP ‘Truly’ (2013), find out below if the song has truly been worth the wait…
Friday, October 19th 2012
Melanie Amaro scores an A+ for her brand spanking new video, forged for her debut single ‘Don’t Fail Me Now’ today.
Unveiled online a matter of minutes ago, the heartfelt visual comes in aid of her Epic backed launch album, due out December 4th.
If there’s only one video you watch today, make it this one…
Thursday, August 16th 2012
With the second season of The X Factor USA around the corner, season one winner Melanie Amaro‘s latest cut ‘Love Me Now’ comes at the timeliest of times.
A slinky mid-tempo, the track brings with it a welcome change in pace from her first effort ‘Don’t Fail me Now’.
Take a listen, via Perez Hilton, below…
Wednesday, August 1st 2012
Get into ‘Don’t Fail Me Now‘, the brand spanking new jam by X Factor winner Melanie Amaro.
Launched exclusively by our friends over at US magazine, the song awaits your very first listen below…
Tuesday, July 31st 2012
Seven months have passed since Melanie Amaro was crowned the first winner of The X Factor USA.
In the period following, the 20 year old has been hard on her debut offering – the lead single from which she announced this week.
Christened ‘Don’t Fail Me Now’, the track is set to to debut tomorrow via Epic Records.
With the reality arena becoming increasingly crowded and the act’s post-show success growing ever scarce, Ms. Amaro will need to come packing all sorts of heat to ensure she blazes the charts. Tomorrow carries with it the first indication of whether she will.
Randomness: Need a Melanie “refresher”? Check out her show-stopping performance of ‘I Believe I Can Fly’ with R. Kelly after the jump…
Thursday, February 2nd 2012
Get familiar with Melanie Amaro‘s ‘Respect’, her take on the Otis Redding classic of the same name.
Remixed and reworked for the clubs, the jam arrives days after a sneak peek of her ‘Pepsi’ commercial emerged online, and months before the release of her debut LP.
Thursday, January 5th 2012
Yesterday BET’s 106 & Park opened its doors to X Factor USA winner Melanie Amaro.
Dishing on her how her life has changed since her well publicized win now some weeks back, her appearance on the show arrives a matter of days after it was revealed that the Epic Executive LA Reid had signed the star to his recently acquired label.
Her interview below…
Tuesday, January 3rd 2012
X Factor USA star Melanie Amaro has been ear-marked for sure-fire success after winning season one of the Fox talent search.
However, as many an industry analyst will know, how her $5 Million dollar record contract is handled has a direct correlation to how successful she’ll be. Everything from A&R, to producers, to marketing the finished comes from the seemingly bottom-less pocket – essentially creating way for a profitable success or a highly expensive failure.
Put simply, the young starlet would need to be in the right hands for her dreams post-show to come to fruition. A fact Simon Cowell seems to know well, as he has negotiated a deal for Amaro with fellow music mogul and X Factor judge LA Reid.
Full story below…