With apologies to Rachel Crow, Nick Voss and other impressive acts from week one of The X Factor, Melanie Amaro is it.

This 18-year old put gave us the audition of the (early) season last night, belting out Beyonce's "Listen," bringing Nicole Scherzinger to tears and prompting Simon Cowell to say: "When I was asked by people why I was bringing this show to America it was because I hoped we were going to find someone like you."

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Nick Voss really needs The X Factor to pay off for him. Literally.

This 21-year old auditioned for the new Fox competition last night, shortly after sharing his story with viewers. It involves a large family, a small house, a hard-working mother and the fact that Voss was fired from his job for leaving to perform on the show.

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With Abduction, Taylor Lautner is looking to shed the persona of Twilight second fiddle Jacob Black and come into his own as a movie star. He succeeded.

That said, is Abduction simply for his younger, adoring fans, or can it be enjoyed by a wider audience? Short story: If you love Lautner, you'll enjoy this.

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Jaycee Dugard has filed a lawsuit against the federal government.

In the documents, the 31-year old who was held captive for 18 years by Phillip Garrido says authorities should have been monitoring this monster cloer, following his parole after serving time in jail for rape.

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