Celebrity Big Brother’s Amelia Lily is unrecognisable during her first X Factor audition six year before appearing on Channel 5 hit reality TV show

Celebrity Big Brother's Amelia Lily is unrecognisable during her X Factor audition 2011

Celebrity Big Brother’s Amelia Lily auditioned for The X Factor in 2011 [YouTube]

Amelia Lily rose to fame following her stint on hit ITV singing competition The X Factor back in 2011. 

At only 16-years-old the Celebrity Big Brother contestant auditioned in front of then judges Gary Barlow, Tulisa, Louis Walsh and Kelly Rowland – who later became her mentor on the show. 

The 22 year-old looks unrecognisable in the six year old clip as she sings Janis Joplin’s Piece Of My Heart for the impressed crowd. 

For her VT on the show, Amelia explained: “I’ve got a really supportive family, especially my dad, he wanted me to do this more than anybody. He’s just got so much faith and hope in me.” 

Celebrity Big Brother's Amelia Lily is unrecognisable during her X Factor audition 2011

Amelia made it to the judges houses where her mentor was Kelly Rowland [YouTube]

 

Celebrity Big Brother's Amelia Lily is unrecognisable during her X Factor audition 2011

Amelia came in third during 2011’s The X Factor, with Marcus Collins as the runner up and Little Mix as the winners [YouTube]

After hearing her sing, Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland told the popstar: “Amelia you have only scratched the surface and that’s what has got me so amazed.” 

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Later in the series, Amelia made it to the judges houses where her mentor was joined by Jennifer Hudson. 

The pair were blown away by Amelia’s rendition of Katy Perry’s E.T, claiming she sung the song like she wrote it herself. 

Amelia came in third during 2011’s The X Factor, with Marcus Collins as the runner up and Little Mix as the winners. 

Amelia Lily enters the Big Brother House for the Celebrity Big Brother

Amelia has been getting close to Made In Chelsea’s Sam Thompson during her time in the house [Getty ]

Following her time on the ITV singing show, Amelia released some music before turning to theatre. 

In 2015, Amelia joined the cast of American Idiot with the lead role of Whatsername. 

During her time on CBB, Amelia has been spotted getting close to Made In Chelsea star Sam Thompson. 

The Chelsea lad revealed his feelings for the blonde beauty, asking her out for a date when they leave the show. 

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