Melanie uploaded her first video to youtube on the 8 Dec 2010, singing her own original song "New Day". A testament to Melanie's talent as an artist and individual uniqueness is her cover of "Payphone - Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa" uploaded on 16 Apr 2012. Melanie received 209,035 views in just three short months and earned the praise of Maroon-5 guitarist James Valentine. One of the greatest compliment's any other talented artist can receive for a cover, is the praise of one of the original artists. James Valentine did not hesitate to share Melanie's cover of Payphone on his own FB - Page.