X FACTOR: Fireworks for Ella Henderson and District 3
IT was number ones night on the X Factor tonight and Tetney's Ella Henderson proved she has what it takes to make the top spot herself with a stripped-back arrangement of Katy Perry's massive hit Firework.The aptly-named song for Saturday night's live show brought her sparkling praise from the judges.
Gary Barlow, who had been slightly critical of the 16-year-old in the last two weeks, said: "Ella congratulations. It was stunning and simple."
He did say he felt the song was little high for her, but added: "Other than that, beautiful, well done."
Nicole Scherzinger told her: "For that moment, I forgot that it was the X Factor. I thought I was in a movie. It was epic, it really was. I'm really proud of you."
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Louis Walsh told her it was "vocally amazing", and that she was "a little star in the making."
Mentor Tulisa said: "There is something about you Ella. When you are standing up there, it is just about you and your voice . You create a moment. That is what is so special about you."
However, District 3's performance of Taio Cruz's Dynamite didn't quite go with a bang according to the judges.
Tulisa told the trio, which includes Cleethorpes-born Micky Parsons: "I love you guys, but you got it wrong this week. You looked awkward."
She argued with their mentor Louis Walsh and told him he had given them too much to do - referring to an energetic dance routine that included back flips.
Gary said: "I have no idea who you are anymore. I'm really lost tonight, I just don't get it."
Nicole agreed, saying: "No baby, no, Louis you got it wrong with the song."
She told them their performance would have fitted on the Mickey Mouse Club.
"But this is X Factor," she said.
Ella is the last remaining girl in the competition as it has been confirmed that Lucy Spraggan has pulled out due to illness.
The other girl, Jade Ellis, was voted off last week.
The results show is on Sunday at 8pm on ITV1.