Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 27°C

min temp: 19°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Ipswich: Jade Mayjean Peters thanks Kylie Minogue and her supporters after bowing out of BBC show The Voice

10:54 17 March 2014

Jade Mayjean Peters performs in stage during The Voice blind auditions - (C) Wall To all - Photographer: Guy Levy

Jade Mayjean Peters performs in stage during The Voice blind auditions - (C) Wall To all - Photographer: Guy Levy

WARNING: Use of this copyright image is subject to the terms of use of BBC Pictures' Digital Picture Service (BBC Pictures) as set out at www.bbcpictures.co.uk. In particular, this image may only be published by a registered User of BBC Pictures for editor

Ipswich singer Jade Mayjean Peters last night thanked her mentor Kylie Minogue and her fans after missing out on progressing to the live stage of BBC talent contest The Voice.

shares

The 21-year-old’s spectacular run came to an end on Saturday following her performance of Blue Moon.

Despite earning rave reviews from judges throughout previous rounds, Jade was left out of coach Kylie Minogue’s final three for the live shows.

Yesterday she said she wanted to thank everyone who had helped towards making her dream a reality.

She said: “I would like to say a massive thank you to Kylie for all her support and guidance, and the amazing production team on The Voice. I wish the best of luck to Lee, Rachel and Jamie in the live shows.

“It’s been so nice to read all your lovely comments and well wishes from old and new friends and fans.

“I have been singing and writing for a number of years and I’m not stopping now. I have so many exciting things in the coming months, and I hope that you’re with me from the start of an amazing new journey.”

Fans of the former Northgate High School pupil need not be too downhearted, as Jade is set to star in her own concert at Ipswich’s Corn Exchange on September 6.

The borough’s culture portfolio-holder Bryony Rudkin said: “She has shown that she is the next singing sensation from this area and she has a fabulous voice. I am sure many fans will welcome the opportunity to see her at the Corn Exchange.”

Tickets are already on sale.

shares

4 comments

  • I thought that people who quit of their own accord, "bow out"?

    Report this comment

    Mister Cynical

    Monday, March 17, 2014

  • Just wondering if there are any plans to rename the local rag?. Maybe "The Ipswich Jade" for example

    Report this comment

    You What

    Monday, March 17, 2014

  • I love Kylie as we will not have to see the same write up every day about jade now she's gone

    Report this comment

    pandy

    Monday, March 17, 2014

  • I know a train that needs a conductor.

    Report this comment

    Lee Davies

    Monday, March 17, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

A forest fire near Kingfisher Lake

Crews were called just before 2pm to the fire near Kingfisher Lake, just off the B1107.

Artist's impression of 'Jubilee Place' and Jubilee Walk, one of the new quarters put forward in the Haverhill town centre masterplan.

Members of the public will be able to find out more about plans to revitalise Haverhill town centre when a bus parks up for three days from tomorrow.

Dermot O'Leary

Colchester boy Dermot O’Leary has been announced as the new ceremonial head of a north Essex hospice.

The Quay Theatre in Sudbury.

Only half of those responding to an online survey about Sudbury have visited historic market town’s key tourist attraction, figures have revealed.

Elderly woman taken to hospital with life threatening injuries

Police say injuries are “life-threatening”.

Morgan and Harry Hutchins stay cool during the day, but how you cool down at night?

There is only so much relief the cold side of the pillow can bring, so here are our ten tips for sleeping in a heatwave.

South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge

A Suffolk MP and former housing entrepreneur has claimed staff would turn down a pay rises because they would lose their tax credits.

Ipswich MP Ben Gummer.

Ipswich MP Ben Gummer has blamed lost paperwork at the official parliamentary watchdog for the suspension of his official expenses card earlier this year.

The launch of Jump Street in Colchester, the first dedicated trampoline park. Josh Newman (left) and Luke Bennett in action.

Essex’s first purpose-built trampoline park has opened up.

Crowds of people head to the beach at Felixstowe to enjoy the scorching temperatures.
Ken Webb,Livia Button and Sandra Webb celebrating the hot weather.

Temperatures as high as 28 degrees have already been recorded in both counties, with Suffolk predicted to peak at 31.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages