Fans hailed Corrie star Victoria Ekanoye as the rightful “winner” of X Factor: Celebrity after an astonishing performance on tonight’s episode.
Viewers praised the actress, who played Angie Appleton on the ITV cobbles, as “talented beyond belief”.
Victoria gave a breathtaking rendition of House of the Rising Sun at Simon Cowell’s Malibu home on the talent show.
— The X Factor (@TheXFactor) October 19, 2019
Judge Louis Walsh told her: “I loved every bit of it. Every single note.”
Nicole Scherzinger said: “You have such a beautiful poise and presence about you and I love it because this is your chance and you took it.”
Simon Cowell said: “The song was stunning, and the fact you did something we don’t normally hear in your own style is just a glimpse of potentially of what you’ve got.
“It was a great, great, great performance. Congrats!”
Fans agreed, with one tweeting: “Sign Victoria Ekanoye up immediately. What a set of lungs. I’ve gone slightly emotional.”
Another posted: “@VictoriaEkanoye absolutely smashed it on the #XFactor.
“I knew you could sing but wow that was absolutely class.”
A third wrote: “Ok, this woman from Corrie is winning this!!”
— Andy Gibson of AndyGibsonTV.com (@AndyGibsonTV) October 19, 2019
— Andrew whyment (@andywhyment81) October 19, 2019
— Sarah ✌ & ❤ (@SarahJG72) October 19, 2019
Ok, this woman from Corrie is winning this!! 😳😳😳😳 #XFactor
— Dwaine Murray 🇬🇧🇳🇬 (@eXtraStrongMint) October 19, 2019
* X Factor: Celebrity continues next Saturday night on ITV.
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