Amelia Lily captured the hearts of the North East when she left The X Factor in a surprise elimination, only to return and come third. This is when judges of the ITV show dubbed her 'the come-back kid'.
Amelia is doing it again! She's back with a new sound and a new single called 'California'. She's had a number two in the UK singles chart with You Bring Me Joy. Now, she's after the top spot.
Currently on a radio tour, Amelia made a stop at Metro Radio in Newcastle and Rachel Sweeney went along to see her.
Amelia appeared on The X Factor in 2011. She finished third on the eighth series despite leaving the competition early on. She has used the ITV talent show as a platform to launch herself as a chart topper.
With a new single on the way, she's living the popstar dream. So what advice does Amelia have for aspiring singers in the run up to the new series of The X Factor?
Amelia is from Middlesbrough but she has popstar duties to fulfil. Here's what she misses most while travelling:
With more than 800,000 Twitter followers tweeting her with supportive messages daily, Amelia knows she has a loyal fan base. So what does she want to say to the people who have backed her all the way?
Her biggest fan being Elphie who travels with her!
California is out on September 7. Amelia hopes to be touring in October and releasing her album in November.