And, what a listen is was – and is – as you will soon see in the video below.
This 18-year-old sweetheart of a girl with the powerhouse voice may just be the frontrunner in the inaugural season of The X Factor USA.
Quite frankly, I have never heard anything quite like this in any audition in any show. This young lady is superbly gifted and trained. She has an extraordinary vocal gift but beneath it all is a skilled vocal support system.
Watch Melanie Amaro’s performance below and note the seamless phrasing, breathing skills and circular mouth on her impeccably sustained vowels. It does not get any better than this.