'The X Factor' finale - Melanie Amaro wins, performers include Justin Bieber, Stevie Wonder

Slideshow posted in Photos | Monday, November 21, 2011

26 of 31: Co-judge Simon Cowell (L) reacts as Melanie Amaro (R), the contestant he mentored, is announed the winner of season 1 of the FOX show 'The X Factor' on Dec. 22, 2011. ( Photo / Ray Mickshaw / FOX)