X Factor talent search comes back to Sheffield

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Sheffield can prove it has the X Factor as the nationwide hunt for a new star comes to the city in April.

Open auditions will be held in Sheffield for the first time since 2007, giving locals the chance to go on and perform in front the X Factor judges.

Budding singers should turn up at Meadowhall Shopping Centre between 9am and 3pm on April 26.

Meadowhall events manager Alex Caley said: “Sheffield has a great music scene with some extremely gifted acts, so I am sure we will see some of our local musicians go through.”