X Factor's Ella Henderson has revealed she's got an "absolutely manic" schedule since signing with Sony records.
Ella finished the show the show in sixth place but has been quickly picked up by record label bosses.
The 16-year-old teased earlier this month: “Hopefully this time next year I’ll show people why I’m here.”
She continued: “I’m so excited to go into the studio and do what I’ve always wanted to do.
“I’ve written stuff already but I can’t wait to write new stuff. I’ve not written all the way through the period I was on The X Factor and it unlocked so many emotions I’ve never experienced before, it’s going to be very exciting.”
Speaking about her time since leaving the show, Ella said: "It's been absolutely manic. Since the show I've come away and it's probably the best thing that ever happened to me, there was this whole favourite thing to win, it was so much pressure.
"I did feel the pressure, coming away from it I've had so many opportunities. I think the only day I've got off now is christmas day."
She continued: "It's amazing what this show has done to me, six or nine weeks ago no one knew who I was and now I've got so many opportunities are flying in."
Ella added: "When it was down to that bottom two, there's that gutting feeling but before James and I went out we said to one another whoever goes we can make it with or without the show now. I've had my family to bounce back on and I've been fed nothing but positive energy, I feel relieved."