|Simon Cowell, Melanie Amaro|
Last night, predictably, Melanie Amaro won the first-ever US verison of The X Factor. She's a good singer, so, tip of the hat. But, snore. Chris Rene - the young singer, songwriter and performer, who was kicked to the curb early in the night, came in third place. Josh Krajcik came in second place.
But all three contestants were outshined, by fa-a-ar by Leona Lewis, the Brit singer who won the UK's The X Factor five years ago. Keep reading to watch her incredible performance.