New Music: Melanie Amaro – ‘Respect’

U.S. “X Factor” champ Melanie Amaro shows “Respect” to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, by sampling her 1965 classic on her debut single. The soulful dance recording will be featured in Pepsi’s Super Bowl commercial, airing during Sunday’s big game. The 19-year-old singer, who hails from the British Virgin Islands, will also star in the TV spot alongside Elton John.