I went from YouTube to Vegas… via Tom Jones
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Singer Sophie Hiller's career hit the big time this week, as she performed at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas as Sir Tom Jones's warm-up act.
The 20-year-old, from East Barnet, north London, was invited to audition for the job after a producer of the Welsh singer's show saw a clip of her on YouTube.
She describes her style as "jazzy, souly and funky with a modern twist".
But Sophie's two-week stint in the entertainment capital is not all hard work.
On Monday she wrote on Twitter: "Just laying by the pool bronzing myself. All in a day's work, eh?"
She prepared for the Vegas trip by performing at the Red Cross charity ball, in Monte Carlo, last month.