Louisa Johnson has been a crowd favourite on “The X Factor” UK this season. In a few days, she will compete with fellow finalists Reggie ‘N Bollie and Che Chesterman on the show’s grand finale. Will Louisa be successful to bring home the crown?
Let’s take a look at the profile of this young “X Factor” hopeful from Essex.
1. She started singing at the age of 7.
During her audition, she told the “X Factor” judges that she started singing at the age of 7. And when she finally sang the first line of Michael Jackson’s “Who’s Loving You,” the judges were definitely shocked hearing her killer vocals.
2. She’s only 17.
Crowd favourite Louisa Johnson is only 17 years old. Despite her young age, she’s taken on classic songs of Beach Boys and Michael Jackson.
3. Louisa Johnson is still in college.
She admitted to ITV, “Its weird still being at college, even the teachers are talking about me, everyone been so nice.”
4. She wanted Simon to be her mentor.
The “X Factor” hopeful wanted to be included in Simon’s Overs Category.
She told ITV, “I did want Simon at first but after speaking to Rita, she was so passionate and she is current in the charts so can give us the best advice.”
5. She impressed Meghan Trainor.
When she sang Aretha Franklin’s “Respect,” Meghan Trainor was amazed and said, “Something happened, yo. I don’t know what happened.”
6. The judges ran out of “superlatives.”
According to The Telegraph, the judges ran out of “superlatives” to describe her powerful performances. In each week of live shows, the judges can’t help but praise the young star’s song renditions.
7. Simon Cowell is rooting for her.
The “X Factor” boss told her, “This competition wouldn’t be the same without you. You are potentially one of the best we have ever had.”
8. Louisa has evolved on the show.
According to IB Times, Louisa “didn’t look very strong” at the start of the season. But, look at her now.
9. Her enemy is her trembling nerves.
At the Judges’ Houses, Express UK wrote that the Louisa was visibly trembling. It was probably just the heat.
10. Her school is proud of her.
She’s a Performing Arts student at Creative Sport and Leisure. The school’s website even had a short profile about their student.
11. She continues to outdo herself.
Each week, the crowd witness how she continued to surpass her past performances. Do you think she’s prepared for a more powerful performance this weekend?
12. An “X Factor” champion served as her inspiration.
She admitted that “X Factor” Season 3 winner Leona Lewis inspired her. Just like her idol, she’s hoping to bring home the crown.