X Factor 2011: Sophie Habibis has the voice, but Gary says she lacks the spark

Sami brookes

X Factor 2011 wannabe Sophie Habibis wowed the judges tonight with her voice, but Gary Barlow wasn't sure about the teenager's personality. The quiet teenager from North London performed a cover of 'Wherever You Will Go' on tonight's second live show.

And when it came to her vocals, the judges didn’t have a bad word to say.

Kelly Rowland told the 19-year-old: "Tonight you brought it up a couple of notches and I’m so proud of you. Your voice is amazing and it doesn’t just make you a normal person baby it makes you a star!"

Tulisa raved: "What’s great about you for me is that I can really relate to you. You’re a north west London girl and I’m from the same area and you’re representing... but you’re just such a normal person and when you stand up there you seem so sincere.

"When it comes down to it it’s about the talent and you have it. You have the vocal and the ability to sell albums."

Louis Walsh added: "Sophie you are probably the quietest girl in the competition. You are not an attention seeker and you have amazing and beautiful talent. You have to start believing in yourself more, that was a brilliant performance. I love the song choice and I want people to start noticing and voting for you."

Gary Barlow however said he missed the "spark" in the performance.

"There’s no question that you’re a really great vocalist, I think the only real constructive criticism I have is, there was just a little spark missing for me," the Take That star said.

"If there’s anything to work on, it’s not just a good singer that will win this competition. I think you need to find a little spark somewhere, it’s just missing something."

Will you be voting for Sophie this weekend?

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