Ella Henderson (born 12 January 1996) is an 18 year old singer-songwriter from Lincolnshire, England. She was a contestant on the ninth series of The X Factor in 2012 and finished in sixth place. Ella is a big fan of Amy Winehouse and Frank Sinatra and picked out Olly Murs and Leona Lewis as her favorite X Factor contestants from previous series' of the show. Ella confessed that she'd love to sing with Adele or Beyoncé. Her debut single, "Ghost", co-written with Ryan Tedder, was released on 8 June 2014 and went straight to number one in the UK. Her second single, Glow, is scheduled for release on 5 October 2014. It will be followed on 13 October 2014 by her debut album Chapter One.