Scunthorpe singer Jake Quickenden through to X-Factor boot camp
Scunthorpe's Jake Quickenden has marched on to the boot camp stage of television singing contest The X Factor.
The 23-year-old lifeguard wowed the celebrity judges with his audition on the ITV show, watched by millions across the country.
Jake's version of Use Somebody by the Kings of Leon drew huge applause from the Manchester audience and he was unanimously voted through to the next stage of the competition.
Judge and Take That star Gary Barlow told him: "Jake, I thought that was great. I love your voice, I love your image,
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"I thought it was a great song choice for your audition today.
"You were fantastic, well done."
Fellow judge Tulisa said: "I am quite excited by that audition.
"You have got a good voice. It is not perfect but I like that because it gives you that kind of edge.
"The ladies seem to absolutely love you."
Jake was also praised by the other judges, Louis Walsh and Spice Girl Mel B.