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Sam Lavery 'so excited' for X Factor tour

County Durham X Factor star Sam Lavery has spoken of her excitement ahead of The X Factor's live tour. Sam and the other contestants will be at the Metro Radio Arena on 10 March.

The 17-year-old has already performed at Newcastle's arena as part of the Christmas Live show alongside John Legend, James Arthur and Louisa Johnson.

Sam Lavery Credit: @SamLavery_

"I am so excited to perform my songs on tour and I'm going to have fun with it and enjoy every second. I want to involve the audience as much as possible and just have the most incredible time with everyone! I can't wait to see everyone who has supported me and hopefully I will get to say hi to them especially in the meet and greets."

– Sam Lavery

Song choice revealed for X Factor's Sam Lavery

'Vote Sam' banner in her hometown Coxhoe, County Durham. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

It's Disco Week on The X Factor and its been revealed what County Durham's Sam Lavery will be singing as she takes to the stage on Saturday night.

She'll take on Gloria Gaynor's I Will Survive on week X of the show.

Yesterday she revealed all the latest gossip from the X Factor house.

The other contestants will perform:

Matt Terry - Best of My Love, The Emotions

Ryan Lawrie - Play that Funky Music, Wild Cherry

Emily Middlemas - Wishing on a Star, Rose Royce

Honey G - Stayin' Alive, BeeGees

Saara Aalto - No More Tears (Enough is Enough), Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer

5 After Midnight - Boogie Wonderland/September medley, Earth, Wind & Fire

Cheryl will approve of Sam's X Factor song choice

North East X Factor contender Sam Lavery, 17, will perform a Girls Aloud song on The X Factor at the weekend.

This week's theme is Girlbands v Boybands and Sam's choice will go down well with former X Factor judge Cheryl who was a part of the group formed on Popstars - The Rivals.


Sam Lavery hits POB's red carpet

It could be something she has to get used to... Sam Lavery, 17, walked the red carpet last night at the Pride of Britain awards in London. The X Factor contestant, from County Durham, may end up a regular face at televised events if she wins the ITV talent show.

Sam Lavery Credit: PA

Bonnie Tyler's best friend sends luck to Sam Lavery

North East X Factor hopeful Sam Lavery, 17, will perform Bonnie Tyler's Total Eclipse of the Heart this weekend on the ITV show.

Bonnie's best friend, North East entertainer Lorraine Crosby, has wished Sam the best of luck, admitting, it's a big song!

Bonnie Tyler with Lorraine Crosby Credit: Jason Warnes

"Hope she nails the song good luck" "Jim Steinman's epic track Total Eclipse is one of the biggest power ballads of all time"

– Lorraine Crosby

Revealed: Sam Lavery's Fright Night song choice

The County Durham singer will be performing Bonnie Tyler's Total Eclipse of the Heart. The X Factor contestants will sing 'Fright Night' themed tracks with choreography.

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