Waterloo Road star Will Rush sings in final X Factor 2016 auditions

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Former Waterloo Road star Will Rush sung for The X Factor 2016 judges in the final auditions tonight.

Will is a 21 year-old singer/songwriter from Manchester.

"I've been a singer-songwriter for the past year but prior to that I was an actor," Will told the judges.

It turns out Will has had quite a few roles over the years, starting in BBC's Grange Hill in 2005. His biggest appearance was as Josh Stevenson in Waterloo Road, playing the part for 62 episodes over three years.

Will performed an acoustic cover of Zara Larsson's Lush Life for the judges but it prompted Simon Cowell's hatred of guys with guitars to come out...

"That is not entertainment," Simon announced. Ouch.

However the music mogul also branded Will "interesting" as he gave him a yes, along with Louis Walsh, Sharon Osbourne and Nicole Scherzinger.

So Will is into bootcamp but can he get through to the six chair challenge?

We don't don't have long to wait to find out with bootcamp airing tomorrow night (Sunday) on ITV from 7:30PM.

For now, relive Will's X Factor audition in the video below...

Other acts who went before the panel in this evening's final round of try outs included Mike Hough, Samantha Atkinson and girl group 4 of Diamonds.

Meanwhile there wa drama when one act stormed the audition room after being told by the producers they didn't have time to have her sing for the judges.

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