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X-factor Ella signs to Sony

Former X-Factor contestant Ella Henderson signs to Sony

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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Sounding off about Ella's exit

X-Factor's Ella is voted through

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.

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