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She was the first Canadian female winner and is the second youngest idol winner in the world, with the youngest being 2004 Australian Idol winner Casey Donovan . O'Neil was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta by her parents Tim O'Neil and Alison Yeung.

She attended Terry Fox Junior High School in and then studied at Lester B.

Pearson High School, both of which are situated in her home town of Calgary.

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Her mother stated that her daughter only became interested in singing around three years before her audition for Canadian Idol.

Melissa has one sibling, a younger brother named Colin Patrick O'Neil, whom she is very close to.

Her maternal grandfather gave her a Chinese name (Chinese: In early 2005, O'Neil auditioned for the third season of Canadian Idol, however her audition was not shown on television.

The judges were impressed by her vocals and she made it through to the top 100 round.

On the first day, she sang the song "Concrete Angel" by Martina Mc Bride a cappella and again impressed the judges, however on the final day of competition, she forgot the words to her chosen song and froze on-stage.

Nevertheless, the judges were still so impressed by her singing abilities that they all agreed that she should move on to the top 32, semi-final stages of the competition.

After scoring the highest number of votes in her semi-final group with another stunning performance of "Concrete Angel", O'Neil was granted a place in the final 10 of the contest.

Although she was highly praised by the judges, O'Neil suffered huge setbacks in the top 10 and top 9 weeks of the finals, as she was in both the bottom three and bottom two respectively.

Shocked by this, the judges urged viewers to vote for contestants like Melissa, who clearly had the best vocal abilities.

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