Desperate kisses and passionate pleas from Sharon Osbourne were not enough to stop fellow judge Louis Walsh bringing the curtain down on Shelley Smith’s X Factor career. The voluptuous vocalist’s emotional rendition of 1980’s UK pop star Sam Brown’s hit Stop! failed to win over the judges who, all except for Osbourne, gave the nod to boy band Kingsland Road after the show’s elimination sing-off.
Interview with former X Factor contestant Shelley Smith. The latest talent to be evicted from the X Factor discusses her experience of the show, her illness, song choices, who she thinks will win and what’s next for her.