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Henderson in 2014

Gabriella Michelle "Ella" Henderson (born 12 January 1996) is an English singer-songwriter. She competed in the ninth series of The X Factor (UK). She finished in sixth place despite being a favorite to win. Her first studio album, Chapter One (2014), reached #1 in the United Kingdom. On the album were the singles "Ghost", and the top 20 singles "Glow" and "Yours".

Henderson began singing around the age of three. She taught herself to play the piano a few years later. She began putting on shows for her family.

Henderson was born in Tetney, Lincolnshire, England.

Awards and nominations

Year Organisation Award Result
2014 BBC Music Awards Song of the Year: "Ghost" Nominated
Radio 1 Teen Awards Best British Solo Artist Nominated
Best British Breakthrough Nominated
Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women of the Year Award UK Music Artist Won
Attitude Awards Best Breakthrough Artist Won
Digital Spy Awards Single of the Year: "Ghost" Won
2015 The BRIT Awards Best British Female Solo Artist Nominated
Best British Single: "Ghost" Nominated
VH1 VH1 Artist of the Year Nominated


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