Jessie's vibe wins Sunderland schoolgirl place in next round of The Voice Kids

Schoolgirl singer Jessie Dale is through to the next round after wowing judges on The Voice Kids.

Jessie Dale with Will.i.am - who decorated his face with hearts to show his delight in her performance - and fellow The Voice Kids judges Danny Jones and Pixie Lott in a still from the ITV show.
Jessie Dale with Will.i.am - who decorated his face with hearts to show his delight in her performance - and fellow The Voice Kids judges Danny Jones and Pixie Lott in a still from the ITV show.

Castle View Academy student Jessie Dale appeared in the blind auditions on the children’s version of the ITV talent show tonight.

The 13-year-old performed to Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am, pop star Pixie Lott and Danny Jones, of McFly with her rendition of Sigrid’s Don’t Kill My Vibe.

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All three judges got up to dance during her audition after Danny picked her to be part of his team.

She will now go through to the battle round as the contest continues.

Danny told her: “I love that song and how you sang it.
“It’s amazing and exciting and I’m already thinking about more things we can do.”

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She watched the show go out at the Travelling Man in Boldon, where she sang a few songs before it hit the screens.

Jessie Dale was sought out to appear in The Voice Kids.
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Jessie has been supported by mum Sandra, 53, who works on the reception of Sunderland Foot Clinic in Southwick Road, dad Kevin, 52, who runs his own french polishing business, Designer Wood Finishes, brother Jae, 18, an apprentice, sister Natalie Basilisco, 32, a tax accountant, and her husband Emilo, also 32, who is a teacher at Jessie’s school.

Sandra told viewers: “When I hear her sing I feel really proud.

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“I love her voice and I hope the judges love her voice too.”

Jessie, who performed as part of Tall Ships Races entertainment last week, has her own Facebook page www.facebook.com/jessiedaleuk/.

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The show continues tomorrow at 8pm.