Ella Henderson is a talented songstress who came to the lime light as a participant in the 9th series of the musical reality TV show, X Factor, due to her talent and vocal dexterity she was initially tipped to win the title, but to the chagrin of the some, she did not.  Well she got a recording contract from Simon Cowell’s Syco Music on her exit from the show.

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Gabriella Michelle Henderson is a 19 year old British singer, song writer and fashion enthusiast with a love for vintage clothing design; she was born on the 12th of January in Tetney, Lincolnshire, England. Her father Sean is property developer,a former car salesman, and also her one time manager, he is Scottish, her mother Michelle is an English woman. She had her elementary education at St Martin’s Preparatory School and she went on to the prestigious Tring Park School for the Performing Arts in Hertfordshire on scholarship, where she studied and boarded until she was 16.

She auditioned for X Factor UK and got in singing her song “Missed”, which was later, included in her album, she was evicted on the 7th week of the show coming 6th place overall, her exit was described as “one of the biggest shocks we have had on the results show”.

“Ghost”, her first single was released in June 2014; it debuted No.1 in UK charts and remained on the top Five for 8 consecutive weeks, making her the lowest ranking X Factor contestant to have a single, debut No.1 on the charts, the single also went platinum in the U.S, U.K, Australia and New Zealand. Her debut album titled Chapter One was released in October 2014, it has also been certified Platinum in the U.S.

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Mr Henderson, her father is currently facing charges for fraud, theft and money laundering and four other charges, the case is still in court; the 19 year old singer said she was devastated after hearing the news. She has a trademark vintage dress sense, this has also made her more popular, she’s is currently on tour with Take That.

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