X Factor and American Idol alumna who is not only an exceptional singer, but an incredibly talented multi-instrumentalist as well, with the ability to play the guitar, piano, saxophone, violin, drums, bass, and ukulele.
She began writing and composing original music when she was just 8 years old, releasing albums of all original material and writing and composing well over 100 songs of many genres.
Her rendition of Jessie J's "Who You Are" brought the audience and judges to tears on the X Factor. Judge L.A. Reid stated that he has "never, ever heard anybody take their experiences, take their pain and take their emotions and pour it into a song like you did, EVER!"
She is from Rochester, Massachusetts and grew up with a younger brother.
Her cover of "Who You Are" also made an impression on normally stubborn judge Simon Cowell who claimed that her performance was incredible.