X Factor 2016: Rebekah Ryan makes a comeback at latest auditions

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Rebekah Ryan makes a comeback to The X Factor tonight, hoping to get back into music after a long break.

"I'm very, very nervous," Rebekah tells the judges ahead of her audition.

She previously had a record deal when she was 17 and her single You Lift Me Up charted at Number 26 back in the 1990s.

And long time X Factor fans might also remember Rebekah performing in the competition back in series 4 in 2007.

"When you're dropped... it just stripped away every bit of confidence I had. At a young age I felt like such a failure. I needed to rebuild myself, get back to normality," Rebekah recalls of her past.

Rebekah now lives with her parents and her seven year old son.

She says: "Life as a single mum is quite hard, it has it's moments, but it also has it's blessings. This could be the start of a new beginning to prove to myself, to prove to my son that mummy's got it."

Rebekah begins singing Hozier's Take Me to Church but is quickly stopped by the judges.

"This is all sounding very rushed and manic to me, you are SO nervous," Simon Cowell says.

"It sounds a bit desperate," agrees Nicole Scherzinger.

"It's almost as if you don't believe in yourself any more," agrees Louis Walsh.

Asked for a second song, will Sarah McLachlan's Angel be the track that gets Rebekah back on form?

The X Factor 2016 auditions continue Sunday at 8PM on ITV and don't forget to catch the Xtra Factor LIVE at 9:30PM tonight on ITV2 with Rylan Clark-Neal and Matt Edmondson.

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