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VIDEO: Highlights of Ella Henderson's X-Factor journey as she bids for spot on live shows

By AlexColman  |  Posted: September 28, 2012

Ella Henderson fights for her place in the live shows this weekend.

Ella Henderson fights for her place in the live shows this weekend.

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X-Factor sensation Ella Henderson from Lincolnshire will fight for her place in the show's live finals this weekend.

The 16-year-old has taken the show by storm and has received overwhelming public support with her videos on YouTube gaining almost 10 million views.

This weekend she will be singing to impress her mentor Tulisa Contostavlos and guest judge Tinie Tempah in Saint Lucia.

Ella is no stranger to making an impression superstars though, reducing judge Nicole Scherzinger to tears after putting her own emotional stamp on Cher's song 'Believe'.

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Nicole Scherzinger siad: "We can't touch her, we just have to be in awe of her."

Judge, Garry Barlow was also won over by the performance, he said: "All of a sudden those lyrics just meant something completely different."

Cher herself took to her Twitter account to say: "went on Utube 2 c young girl sing Believe! Tears came 2 my eyes! So Touching!"

Ella has stood out since her first audition where she sang a song she had written herself as a way of saying goodbye to her grandad after his death.

Tulisa lead the crowd with a standing ovation as the lyrics of the song struck a chord with the judges.

Judge, Tulisa said: "You are the one person that I personally go, I really want to mentor.

"I see something so special in you, there's just a spark and you're just a star."

Ella was sent through with a unanimous decision and Tulisa had to go back stage to ask her what the song was about.

The Lincolnshire star will be on ITV 1 at 8pm on Saturday fighting for her place in the live shows and you can show your support for Ella Henderson via her Twitter account @Ella_Henderson

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