X Factor hopeful Ella Henderson packs her bags for Liverpool and is off to Boot Camp
HAS Ella got the X Factor?
We'll find out tomorrow!
The Tetney teen wowed the judges at the auditions – and made it through to Boot Camp in Liverpool.
This weekend will see her perform at the tough second stage – and we will find out tomorrow if she's made it through to judges' houses.
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Ella (16), who lives with her family has, like any girl, over-packed her Boot Camp suitcase with River Island outfits, and her essential heated rollers.
Before she left, she said: "I have not been away on my own so I am quite nervous about it.
"I have really over packed...X Factor told me to take two performance outfits, but of course I have packed tonnes!
"River Island is my favourite shop, as well as random, small boutiques and vintage shops.
"There will be around 280 people at Boot Camp and we will be put into groups and then I will have to learn a song overnight.Then it's down to the judges."
Ella, who attended St Martin's Preparatory School, Grimsby, realised her love for music at 13 years old.
She added: "I've always loved music – I would always get up and dance around when I was younger.
"My family are very much into it too. My mum likes Motown and soul, when she drove me to school she would always have it playing in the car and I would sing along to it.
"My father's a fan of Frank Sinatra and swing music and my brother likes reggae."
Ella is a fan of keeping fit, knitting and playing her piano.
"I love going to my local gym La Vive in Cleethorpes. I go on the treadmill and stick in my headphones to forget about everything," she said.
"I am going to take my knitting with me to Boot Camp – I am trying to make a Harry Potter scarf for my nephew.
"I also love playing on my piano – music is something I have always wanted to do and I know it is a really hard industry to get into, but I have set my goal high. However, I have made sure I have got good GCSE grades and if things don't turn out I will go to Sixth Form at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts in Hertfordshire."
Ella auditioned with a song she wrote herself for her late grandad William Henderson.
"I started to think about the death of my grandad and it was like my world was ending," she said.
"I was on a real low and because I haven't had experience from break-ups in relationships, I decided to write about my grandad.
"The words kept flowing and I regret that I never got the chance to say goodbye to him.
"I was very close to him we used to have a family meal every Sunday and me and my brothers and sisters used to fight over who would sit next him.
"He would give me real, genuine advice and he was always dressed very smartly."
Ella used to attend Clee Academy Dance School and had singing lessons with Lesley Swaby.
She said: "It was risky singing my own song but I was encouraged to and I'm glad everyone loved it.
"My favourite artists have to be Amy Winehouse and Beyonce. Everyone has been so supportive, especially my dad. He has been my rock and so has my mum.
"My grandad, uncles and aunties in Scotland have also been very supportive.
"I think the highlights so far have to be singing to Olly Murs and being interviewed by Caroline Flack.
X Factor is on ITV1 tonight and tomorrow at 8.10pm and 7.30pm respectively.