XFactor 2012: Tinie Tempah gushes over Ella Henderson's "beautiful" cover

Ella Henderson (X Factor 2012)

Tinie Tempah has given his approval of Ella Henderson's performance on The X Factor at the weekend.

The 16-year-old put her own unique spin on his track Written In The Stars, wowing the judges.

Louis Walsh gushed after the performance on Saturday night: "You are an old soul trapped in a young girls body."

He added: "You are the best girl we have had since Leona Lewis."

And Take That's Gary Barlow commented: "You are what this competition is all about. A young person, super talented.

"I wrote one thing on my piece of paper... Wow!"

Writing on Twitter yesterday, Tinie said: "Just watched @Ella__Henderson perform 'Written in the Stars' on X Factor! WOW! The most beautiful rendition.. U deserve to go all the way! X"

It's not the first celeb support Ella has received, the teenager has also been praised by the likes of Cher and Adele after her performances on the show.

However yesterday saw the teenager eclipsed as the favourite to win by Jahmene Douglas, ahead of the final in Manchester in December.


The X Factor continues with its live shows this weekend with a guilty pleasures theme.

Sunday's results show will feature performances from Alicia Keys and Olly Murs, as well as one more act being given the boot.

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