X Factor Contestant Nails Wicked Song!
If you’ve ever wanted the chance to be on stage, singing a song from a West End musical, you’ll be pretty jealous of 22 year-old Alisah Bonaobra, a contestant on this year’s X Factor. After blowing the judges away in her first audition, Alisah made it through to the Boot Camp round and refused to believe when another girl from her group was chosen to go through to the next round. Watch what happened:
Showing the judges her determination to make it through, Simon Cowell, Nicole Scherzinger, Sharon Osbourne and Louis Walsh decided to give her a second chance. The next day, standing alone on a stage with the opportunity to sing one song to keep her in the competition, Alisah brought out the big guns.
Taking a breath, she announced that she would sing Wicked‘s Defying Gravity, take a look at what happened:
How unbelievable was that?!
Our goosebumps had goosebumps as Alisah sang! Now through to the Six Chair Challenge, Alisah will face tougher and tougher competition. She clearly has the will to fight for what she wants and the talent to back it up – maybe we’ll see Alisah up on the stage of the Apollo Victoria as Elphaba one day.
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