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SunriseÂ’s Melanie goes to Paris with Simon, doesnÂ’t sing

Melanie Amaro really is still a part of "The X Factor." You had to look closely Thursday to realize that.

The 19-year-old from Sunrise was visible only in brief flashes of her face, mostly as part of a group. This was the second time this happened. In the last "Boot Camp" show from Pasadena, she wasn't seen until her name was called as one of the final eight girls under 30.

Still, she had a pretty good show. The four groups–boys, girls, over 30 and groups–were segregated and taken to four locations. The girls got the best of it. They went to Paris with Simon Cowell.

The boys were sent to the Hamptons with L.A. Reid, who had Rihanna as...