Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Sheona McQue performs on O2 Arena’s famous London stage

Singer Sheona McQue performs on O2 Arena’s famous London stage by the footsteps of musical legends are expected to follow.

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The 22-year-old, from Grangetown, Sunderland, Open Mike UK, the total nationwide talent hunt to make it through the next round.

The next hearing, held on October 22 by New Castle ought to make the grand final of the O2 Arena, the pool will be back to order.

This means that the guitarist Sandcastle, Ryhope, in light of what has been pulling pints for his dream job would be able to swap.

She said: “I went for the first audition last Saturday.

“It was a bit like X Factor and I nearly left because there was so many people there, I didn’t think I stood a chance.

“I’m so glad I stuck it out now.”

Sheona has a foundation degree in music from Newcastle College, impressed judges with her rendition of Jeff Buckley’s Hallelujah.

She said: “You had to go on the stage six at a time then stand forward and sing.

“Most people sang on their own, but I played the guitar too.

“I got some good feedback from the judges. They said I had a good image and had great guitar playing and tone.

“I would describe my style as general acoustic. I like artists like KT Tunstall.”

All styles that either covers or original material performance of the UK's annual national competition to find the best singers, singer/songwriters, rappers and vocalists.

Thousands entered the contest across the country for the chance to win the top prize of a recording contract and up to £30,000 investment in their career.

Thousands across the country's highest award for a recording contract of his career and the opportunity to invest up to £ 30,000 is included in the competition.

Sheona said: “It would be amazing to get to the next level and perform at the 02 Arena.

“I used to suffer from really bad nerves, but I’m getting over it now and this would be the biggest thing that has ever happened to me.”

Chris Grayston, from Open Mic UK, said: “we are searching for an act whose live performance will impress an audience, industry judges and A&R associates, and who has the potential to become a professional recording artist.

“The standard was high last year and this year looks set to be even better.”

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