Stacey Solomon’s Stunning Audition on The X Factor UK

Transforming from Giggly Teen to Soulful Singer

Stacey Solomon, a 19-year-old student, left a lasting impression on The X Factor UK, especially on the usually stoic judge Simon Cowell. Known for her soulful voice, Stacey initially appeared as a giggly, nervous contestant during her interview with Cowell. However, once she began her rendition of Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World,” the judges were taken aback by her vocal prowess.

Judges Left Amazed

The panel of judges, including Dannii Minogue, Cheryl Cole, and Louis Walsh, expressed their surprise and admiration for Stacey’s performance. Dannii Minogue remarked on the charm of Stacey’s personality and the flawlessness of her singing, leading to unanimous ‘yes’ votes from all four judges.

Stacey’s Musical Journey

Born on October 4, 1989, in Dagenham, East London, Stacey showed remarkable progress throughout season six of The X Factor. Under the mentorship of Dannii Minogue, she gained confidence and stage presence, evident in her later performances.

A Bold Performance of a Classic

One standout moment was Stacey’s bold rendition of Dusty Springfield’s “Son of a Preacher Man,” where she donned a skin-tight black leather outfit and infused the song with a modern soulful style, moving away from the original’s old-time feel.

Witness the incredible transformation and talent of Stacey Solomon in her audition on The X Factor UK. Watch the video below to experience her remarkable journey from a nervous contestant to a confident soul singer.