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18 Reasons Your Ella Henderson Obsession Starts Now

This glamorously soulful 18-year-old Brit is due for an American invasion.

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1. This is Ella Henderson. If you haven’t heard her fantastic hit single “Ghost” yet, you either live in America, under a rock, or both.

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2. Two years ago the east England native auditioned for The X Factor UK and instantly proved herself to be one of the most soulful contestants in the show’s history.

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4. Her emotional covers always rivaled the original, which was especially impressive given that she was just 16 at the time.

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8. That's right, she doesn't just sing like an angel — she writes like one too.

9. And somehow in the middle of all of that she found the time to release this actually perfect cover of Drake's "Hold On, We're Going Home."

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10. Her studio crafts definitely inspired Miley Cyrus' bedazzling binge.

11. Related: Her nail art game is on point.

Her creative energy knows no bounds!


13. While "Ghost" is great, the rest of the album is even better.

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It seems impossible but it's true.

14. So, to recap: Her singles are topping the charts.

15. She's performing to sold-out crowds.

16. Her nail art is truly exceptional.

Yes, those are minions. Yes, you should be impressed.

17. And X Factor contestants are singing the songs she wrote.

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