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X Factor: Meet sensational singer Talia Dean from west London as she prepares for bootcamp

The 32-year-old from Heston put on a show-stopping performance of "I Put A Spell On You" for Cowell and co

Move over Honey G, there is a new west London X Factor star wowing the judges.

Talia Dean impressed all four the judges sending her straight to bootcamp and hopes to reach the live finals.

The sensational singer and mum-of-one Talia Dean from Heston , Hounslow, is a west Londoner through-and-through.

The 32-year-old, whose real name is Natalia, put a spell on the judges during her audition on ITV's The X Factor , sailing through to the next round of the singing competition.

It was in fact fate that got her to the show after she crossed paths with Nicole Scherzinger and Sharon Osbourne in her role as a VIP concierge meet and greet at Heathrow Airport, escorting the rich and famous.

Born and bred in Hounslow, Miss Dean went to Heston School and now lives with her boyfriend, one-year-old son and dog in an estate in Heston.

The half Italian, half English singer says her earliest memory of singing was when she was aged four.

During her audition of "I Put a Spell on You", she says it was down to judges Nicole and Sharon encouraging her to try out for the show that she was stood before them.

She was absolutely "over the moon" to reach bootcamp and if she survives that stage will go on to the judges' houses.

Despite knowing she was through the the next stage, she could not let her news slip before her audition had been aired.

Miss Dean told getwestlondon : "Keeping quiet about the most exciting thing to happen to my career has been a challenge.

"I am absolutely over the moon."

X Factor contestant Talia Dean from Hounslow during the audition stage for The X Factor(Image: SYCO/THAMES TV)

She spent four years working at the airport checking in, carrying bags and getting celebrities to their gate, before going on maternity leave.

She has met many stars such as Chris Martin , Meat Loaf, Rita Ora and Quentin Tarantino but encountered a few disasters along the way including losing Leona Lewis' bag and leaving Frank Ocean at the wrong flight gate which led to him missing his concert.

But it was a meeting with Nicole in 2014 in which was the turning point in her life.

"I asked if she would recommend me doing X Factor to which Nicole said 'first thing first, can you sing?' I said yes I promise I can, she said 'You go for it girl'."

X Factor contestant Talia Dean was inspired by judge Nicole Scherzinger to audition - pictured here at work as VIP concierge at Heathrow Airport(Image: Talia Dean)

"Nicole said it is a great platform but tough and asked if I was ready."

After thinking about the mentor's wise words she decided not to apply and spent the next few years channelling her energy into music but a failed girl band and a pregnancy later it was now or never.

She appeared in auditions in week two, with the final auditions set to air on ITV1 on Saturday (September 30).

"I was shaking from head to toe," said Talia.

"When I stopped singing I knew I had tried too hard to impress and pushed my vocal more than I would have liked.

"As soon as Simon called me 'amazing' I knew I had smashed it.

"I wanted a yes from all of them but Nicole was the most important to me as she was the reason I did this.

"I respect her so much. She inspires me being in a girl band then going solo I knew she was totally on my side."

Honey G in action(Image: Thames/Syco)

During last year's contest, Honey G put Harrow on the map after her success in the reality television singing contest.

Despite being praised by 50 Cent and told by Simon Cowell she is his "guilty pleasure" , the rap artist did not do enough to make it to the semi-finals of the contest.

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