The battle for the $5 million prize is on!

Frequent "sing for your life" bottom two contestant Marcus Canty got the boot on Thursday's X Factor, leaving Melanie Amaro, Josh Krajcik and Chris Rene to fight for the the title and Simon Cowell's coveted recording contract.

If you ask Us Weekly, Amaro is the one to beat, but we want to know your thoughts.

Vote for your favorite in the poll below and tell Us why they should win in the comments section.

X Factor's Top 3 will perform Wednesday night at 8 p.m (EST) on FOX, with the winner begin crowned on Thursday.


Who should win X Factor?

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Who should win X Factor?