Corby schoolgirl in final of Open Mic UK talent contest

Chloe Paul
Chloe Paul
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A talented teenage singer is a step closer to realising her dream of landing a recording contract.

Chloe Paul, 13, a Year 9 student at Corby Business Academy, is to perform in front of music moguls and celebrity judges at the national final of Open Mic UK at Birmingham’s NEC this month.

She impressed the judges with her version of Wings by Birdy at the regional finals of the contest in Milton Keynes.

Chloelives on the Beanfield estate in Corby.

She said: “I wasn’t sure whether I would make it through because there were great performers there.

“I’m really excited about the finals because the last heat was so much fun.

“They’ve told us if we’re good enough we could get a recording contract.”

Chloe will be performing at The Open Mic UK final on Saturday, January 18.