The Voice contestant Georgia Harrup revealed she has not heard from her chart-topping relative Adele, in the wake of her success in the show.
The 27-year-old from Lepton is in the live quarter-finals of the BBC1 contest today but asked whether Skyfall star Adele had contacted her, she said: “She hasn’t, no, she hasn’t been in touch.”
Former call centre worker Georgia found out she was related to Adele five years ago as her father Albie, a guitarist for rock band Information who has released Christian albums as a solo performer, is the brother of Adele’s grandmother. The two singers have met only once, at a family gathering when they were children.
Georgia teased she would be joined by dancers as she takes to the stage for the live quarter-finals this evening.
“There’s going to be lots of people on the stage,” said Georgia. “There’s not just going to be me on there, which is quite useful because when you’re on a big stage by yourself, it’s so daunting. But to know that there are other people and other things on the stage. It’s great so I can’t wait.”
She continued: “It’s kind of a big thing, being on a live final, and very scary. It’s going to be epic – the whole thing from start to finish is going to be amazing. I’m really blessed to be a part of it. I can’t wait. I really want to show people who I am as an artist and what I can do. I hope they like it.”
The aspiring singer, who previously performed dance music under the moniker Ellenyi, plans to keep on singing, even if she fails to win the BBC singing competition.
“I love writing. I don’t think I can not do it. I think it’s just who I am really. I’ve written songs for a long time now so I’d love to do something in that style, something upbeat that makes you smile.”
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