Katie Waissel

X Factor's Katie Waissel: this year's Stacey Solomon?

By Jennifer Lipman, October 4, 2010

Jewish singer Katie Waissel has made it through to the live show stage of this year's X Factor.

The 24-year-old from Hertfordshire is one of 12 acts to be taken through from the judges houses stage of the competition.

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Will Katie get X-Factor axe?

By Simon Rocker, August 26, 2010

After all the excitement over Stacey Solomon last year, is there anyone with the J-factor this year?

Step up Katie Waissel (left) from Hertfordshire, who made her mark at last week's X Factor audition by forgetting the lines to Queen's We Are the Champions and successfully persuading the judges to let her do another song instead.

But the participation of the part-time receptionist - who went under the name Katie Vogel aka Katie V when we spoke to her about her singing ambitions a few months ago - may
be short-lived.

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X Factor singer Katie's musical past

By Jennifer Lipman, August 23, 2010

X Factor hopeful Katie Waissel has run into controversy just days after appearing in the first programme in the series.

The Jewish singer from north London, who claimed to be a part-time receptionist with no musical experience to speak of, has in fact recorded music under the name Lola Fontaine and earlier this year released a jazz-inspired song collection.

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Katie Vogel turns her reality-TV music into a real-world album

By Candice Krieger, January 7, 2010

Singer and online reality star Katie Vogel, aka Katie V, has released her debut song collection on vinyl, written during her time on Green-Eyed World, a hit web series.

Green-Eyed World was a reality TV show which followed north London’s Miss Vogel, 23, as she travelled to the United States in search of a career in the music business.

She was picked from over 200 women to star in the programme.

The resulting EP, From Under the Covers, introduces her voice to many for the first time.

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