Eurovision reject Bianca Claxton tipped to WIN The X Factor 2016 by Sharon Osbourne

Former Parade member recently auditioned for the judges

Bianca Claxton on Eurovision: You Decide

Former Eurovision hopeful and girlband member Bianca Claxton has auditioned for The X Factor 2016 - and has apparently already been tipped to WIN by Sharon Osbourne.

Earlier this year, Bianca was one of six contestants who competed in the BBC's selection show for the UK's Eurovision entry, but she eventually lost to former The Voice contestants Joe and Jake.

Before then she was a member of girl band Parade, whose debut single 'Louder' was a moderate hit, charting at number ten - but the five-piece split after their album limped in at number 171.

Now it seems The X Factor could be about to give Bianca the break she needs after her failed attempts at hitting the big time.

According to The Sun, the singer recently auditioned in London - and the judges were thrilled by her "polished performance".

Sharon Osbourne is said to have been particularly impressed - even backing her as a potential winner.

"Hopefully this will finally be the big break Bianca’s been after," an insider commented. "She’s such a professional performer and the judges saw her as a ready-made pop star. X Factor could give her the second chance she deserves."

Other slightly-known faces to have had a go at this year's series include WAG Rebecca Guthrie, the wife of footballer Danny Guthrie.

The X Factor will be back for its thirteenth series in August - and this week it was confirmed that spin-off show The Xtra Factor is undergoing some big changes, airing LIVE every week with new host Matt Edmondson.

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