X Factor Auditions

South Africa Jeanette Akua took on Birdy’s Skinny Love at The X Factor 2013 Arena auditions

21 year old Jeanette Akua from South Africa showed her star quality at The X Factor arena auditions this year in front of an audience of 4000 people.

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The beauty consultant impressed the panel with her rendition of ‘Skinny Love’ by Birdy that led Gary Barlow to say he felt like he was in the ‘presence of a star.’

Jeanette told the panel that she was a member of the Kosa tribe in South Africa, revealing that her mother tongue is often called ‘click language.’

After the performance Louis Walsh said:

“You’ve got star quality.”

Sharon Osbourne said:

“You are a vision.”

Jeanette won four yeses from the panel and a place at bootcamp.

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