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This story first appeared in the Jan. 11, 2013, issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Melanie AmaroX Factor winner Simon Cowell's mentee was his show's inaugural champ. Following her win, Amaro was featured in a Pepsi commercial that aired during the Super Bowl. She's working on her debut album for Epic Records, Truly, slated for a 2013 release. Cassadee Pope, Voice winner "She's destined to be a star," Voice coach Blake Shelton tells THR of the 23-year-old season-three winner, who had the gravitas to perform his wife Miranda Lambert's song "Over You." Next up: her first

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