Future Hit: Ella Henderson Brings Her “Ghost” To America — Watch The Video
In June, Ella Henderson threw her home country of the UK for a loop by releasing her stomping, soulful power-pop single “Ghost.” Co-written and co-produced by Ryan Tedder and Noel Zancanella — part of the team behind Maroon 5‘s current hit “Maps,” as well as “Counting Stars” by Tedder’s band OneRepublic — the song shot straight to the top of the British chart and stayed there for several weeks, thus turning Henderson into one of 2014’s breakout stars.
Of course, Ella had already gained some notice in England after winding up in sixth place on the 2012 season of The X Factor UK (AKA the season that James Arthur won — yeah, we had to look him up, too).
“Ghost” is getting a full push from Sony on these shores beginning this week, and August 6 will mark her debut TV performance stateside, on Good Morning America.
With a voice that sounds mature beyond her years and a brilliant, career-launching single like “Ghost” now under her belt, Ella has won us over in a big way. Watch the video above and see what all the fuss is about.
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