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X Factor star Lucy leads World's largest children's choir

The largest Children's choir in the world, Young Voices will be performing for the next five nights at Sheffield's Motorpoint Arena and leading them will be local X Factor star Lucy Spraggan.

Sheffield's Lucy Spraggan on ITV's X Factor Credit: ITV

Lucy will be joining approximately 7,000 singing school children every evening this week as part of the Young Voices national tour.

Young Voices provides an unrivalled musical opportunity for primary school children to perform all styles of music including folk, pop, rock and classical.

Teachers & pupils practice the dance routines and learn the songs in their music lessons for many months before they come together for the penultimate show at their local arena.

Lucy Spraggan shot to fame on X Factor 2012, she auditioned performing her own composition, 'Last night' but had to pull out of the competition due to illness, so she subsequently finished in ninth place, and second in her category.

She was the first contestant in the show's history to score a Top 40 single and album before the live shows even aired with her independently released album Top Room At The Zoo.

Lucy has been in the studio recording her new album preceded by the single 'We Are Unsinkable' due for release early next year and will be performing tracks from the album whilst on tour with the Young Voices choir.


X Factor's Tulisa pays tribute to Sheffield's Lucy Spraggan

X Factor mentor Tulisa Contostavlos has paid tribute to Lucy Spraggan after the

singer was forced to pull out of the competition.

Tulisa, her mentor, said it will not be the last people will hear of the


"She's just an amazing person to work with. I'm going to miss

her very much.

"We are still in touch, this is not the end of Lucy or the last you are going

to see of her...big, big things to come. I just want to send her all my love."

– Tulisa Contostavlos