Joan Rivers' doctors are worried she may end up in a vegetative state or in a 'wheelchair'

Cee Lo Green has deleted his Twitter account after tweeting some controversial views on rape

SA singer shines on UK X Factor

2013-09-18 16:03
 
Jeanette Akua audition
London - A South African might be dominating UK's X Factor after an amazing audition by singer Jeanette Akua on Sunday.

Jeannette moved through to the boot-camp round after doing a rendition of Bon Iver's Skinny Love. Not only were judges Sharon Osbourne, Gary Barlow and Louis Walsh impressed with her voice, they also think she has that "star quality".

The performer also talked about her Xhosa heritage, describing it as the "click language" and gave the Brits a taste of her proudly South African attitude with a Xhosa lesson.

She has been living in England for two years, moving to the island to pursue a singing career. She received four thumbs up from the judges with Barlow teaming her up with two other contestants to form a girl group called Stop, Look and Listen.

According to Metro, the judge is excited about potentially hitting on another One Direction goldmine.

Jeannette shows she definitely has the 'Xhosa Factor':


Watch her audition that aired on Sunday below:



Read more on:    south africa  |  music  |  good news  |  tv  |  the x factor

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
20 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

A Massive fire has engulfed M-Net's Big Brother Africa Hotshots house, leading to the immediate cancellation of the start of the the upcoming 9th season of the pan-African voyeur reality show Read More »

Downton Abbey bosses were banned from staging a blazing fire at Highclere Castle for scenes from the upcoming first episode of the fifth series. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.