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October 1st, 2015
X Factor winner Melanie A. Amaro for Miss World BVI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When the four young women hit the stage of the Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium, H. Lavity Stoutt Community College campus in Paraquita Bay this Saturday October 3, 2015 for Miss World BVI, they will have the pleasure of sharing the same stage with inaugural X Factor USA winner and Virgin Islander Melanie A. Amaro.

May 29th, 2012
Melanie Amaro to be new face of the VI!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - American-born Virgin Islands singer, who won the first season of The X Factor USA in 2011 Melanie Amaro, is said to be the new face of the Virgin Islands (VI).

March 19th, 2012
Melanie Amaro wishes to return to personally thank VI for support!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Melanie Amaro, who rose to stardom after winning the X Factor USA on December 22, 2011, wishes to return to the Virgin Islands (VI) to personally thank the people who supported her during her quest to win.

January 13th, 2012
We did not claim Melanie, Melanie claimed us- Bertrand Lettsome

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- She was not born in the Virgin Islands but yet Virgin Islanders rooted for her on X Factor USA as if she was one of them and Melanie Amaro herself had said on television that she had strong roots in the Virgin Islands and sees herself as a Virgin Islander.

December 31st, 2011
Premier personally congratulates Melanie Amaro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister for Tourism Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE in a telephone conversation, congratulated Ms. Melanie Amaro on her splendid performance in winning X-Factor along with a $5M recording contract, a press release from Government Information Service (GIS) stated.

December 23rd, 2011
UPDATE: "Singing baby" Melanie Amaro wins X Factor USA!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- You could have heard even a pin hit the floor as the X Factor finalists and millions around the world, including this reporter in his living room, watched and listened last evening December 22, 2011 for the announcement of the winner between Melanie Amaro and Josh Krajcik.

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