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.
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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.
Now - she's the last girl standing and the last contestant from our region who can take the big prize on X Factor.
Ella Henderson was voted through by the public, but our other remaining singer, Mickey Parsons - a member of District 3 - is out, after the group lost in a sing-off. Ella's proud family lives on the outskirts of Grimsby, where Adam Fowler went to gauge reaction from her loyal supporters.
With just five weeks remaining the X Factor is certainly is hotting up. There are just seven acts left and the competition is fierce. Our Lincolnshire hopefuls know they have to give their all on this Saturday's show. Gaynor Barnes went to meet Ella Henderson and District 3.
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District 3, including Mickey Parsons from Cleethorpes, talk about last week's performance and their hopes for this weekend.
Here's a sneak peek at what Grimsby's Ella Henderson expects for this week's show.