Watch: Lincoln hopefuls audition for X Factor 2017

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Talent scouts from popular ITV show the X Factor visited Lincoln today as part of their 2017 audition tour.

Auditions took place on Monday, March 13 at the Waterside Shopping Centre from 11am.

Take a listen to Lincoln’s auditionees:

If hopefuls impress the X Factor team with their vocals, they will then be in with a chance of auditioning in front of the X Factor judges, when the judges’ auditions take place in summer.

Connor Offord. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Connor Offord, who travelled from Essex to audition for the X Factor sang his rendition of Enrique Iglesias’ Hero.

Becca Fostor, from Lincoln also auditioned for the show with her rendition of Jessie J’s hit Nobody’s Perfect.

She said: “I have come today to audition for the X Factor.

Becca Foster. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

“I am really excited to be auditioning today. I didn’t realise it was coming this close to where I live so it’s really handy that I don’t have to travel to Birmingham or Manchester.”