Former X Factor contestant Ella Henderson has signed a record deal with Sony. The 16-year-old from Tetney near Grimsby in Lincolnshire was a firm favourite to win the competition, but was controversially voted off the show weeks before the final.
She took to Twitter to thank her fans following the news. She also said she is looking forward to next year.
Despite being voted off X factor on Sunday, Grimsby's Ella Henderson was in good form when she performed at a party hosted by Daybreak at the Corinthia Hotel. She even admitted to being "pleased" to have left the show.
The dream is over for the only remaining X Factor contestant from our region. Ella Henderson, who is from Grimsby, was voted off the show last night in a move which shocked many who had tipped her to win. Sally Simpson has more.
Ella Henderson from Grimsby has been voted off the X Factor. The 16-year-old lost out to James Arthur when the judges' vote went to deadlock. She had been favourite to win the competition. She has been speaking to Daybreak. Here is her interview.