RISING STAR: Rockhampton’s Emily Brown has made it through to the next round of X-Factor.
RISING STAR: Rockhampton’s Emily Brown has made it through to the next round of X-Factor.

Rocky teenager has the X-Factor after impromptu auditon

AN impromptu X-Factor audition has paid off for Rockhampton starlet Emily Brown.

The talented teenager, who starred in local productions Hairspray and Chicago, has made it through to the next round.

"I was going to support a friend and thought if I'm going to be here all day I might as well give it a go," she said yesterday.

Emily said she sang Hallelujah at the Brisbane auditions, impressing the judges with her versatility.

The former Heights College student is no stranger to the audition process, having made it through to the same stage last year.

"Last time I had never sang in front of anyone," she said.

"But this time I had all this experience. Nothing can improve you more than experience."

Emily first came into the spotlight last year, when her cover of chart-topping hit Skyscraper went viral on iTunes.

Emily will now await a phone call audition, which she said could happen anytime between now and March.


Photo of Kelly Slater on top of Chris Hemsworth goes viral

Photo of Kelly Slater on top of Chris Hemsworth goes viral

Looks like their 'bromance' is getting serious

Sign on for BK Classic or Willsy X Groms

Sign on for BK Classic or Willsy X Groms

BK Classic and Willsy X Grom sign ons are open

WAVE RAVE: Ocean swim and malibu classic sign-ons

WAVE RAVE: Ocean swim and malibu classic sign-ons

Ocean Swim and the Malibu Classic coming up

Local Partners