Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 5°C

min temp: 1°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Video: Ipswich singer Jade Mayjean Peters goes through to knock-out rounds of BBC1 show The Voice

09:30 10 March 2014

Jade Mayjean Peters performing against Gemyni in The Voice battle round

Jade Mayjean Peters performing against Gemyni in The Voice battle round

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

Hitting all the right notes, there was only one winner when Ipswich singer Jade Mayjean Peters made it through to the knock-out round of The Voice.

shares
The Voice contestant Jade Mayjean Peters performed for a crowd gathered in Christchurch Park on SaturdayThe Voice contestant Jade Mayjean Peters performed for a crowd gathered in Christchurch Park on Saturday

She took to the stage in the BBC1 talent show to perform Britney Spears’ track ...Baby One More Time in a battle against the double-act Gemyni on Saturday night.

Aussie superstar Kylie Minogue – Jade’s mentor – chose to take her through to the next round of the competition.

Jade, 21, from Rushmere, said after she was picked: “Thank you so much. I will not let you down, I promise – I need a hug!”

Afterwards she said: “Wow, that was so surreal.”

Jade, who worked as a waitress before taking part in the show, watched the programme surrounded by friends and family in The Spread Eagle pub in town before performing a set.

Earlier on Saturday she signed autographs outside Debenhams in Ipswich before performing to a large crowd in the sunshine at Christchurch Park.

The singer played her own songs and covers of the likes of The Zutons and Lorde in front of around 150 people in front of the park’s historic mansion.

She thanked the crowd for coming: “It means the absolute world to me, thank you and please carry on supporting me.

“I hope you lot will be voting for me when I get in to the live finals. I love each and everyone of you for coming.

I’m trying to win a big competition and I need as much support as possible.”

Lucie Ward, 32, from the Bramford Road area, brought her stepdaughter Daisy, four, and her niece Olivia Ward, 11, to see Jade perform.

“I think she’s amazing, her voice is brilliant,” she said.

“I’ve been watching The Voice and thought I would come down here and give her our support as she’s local and talented.”

shares

4 comments

  • jade will get a living if she pushes herself on facebook.

    Report this comment

    TERENCE MANNING

    Monday, March 10, 2014

  • you've already covered the Park story,.. and the one about her getting through. New Balls Please!

    Report this comment

    You What

    Monday, March 10, 2014

  • Remember the winner last year? Remember the winner from the year before? No....... Not a good competition to winner.

    Report this comment

    Ipswich Man

    Monday, March 10, 2014

  • Is it just me or were both of the contestants in the boxing match really quite average?

    Report this comment

    Citizen

    Monday, March 10, 2014

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

Ryan Fraser in agony clutching his hamstring on the sideline at the end of the QPR match

Ipswich Town loanee Ryan Fraser is set to be sidelined for six to eight weeks with the hamstring injury he sustained in the latter stages of Saturday’s 1-0 defeat at QPR.

Work has started in Colchester to clean up the chewing gum on the streets.
L-R Lee Western,Cllr Beverley Oxford,Cllr Tim Young,Cllr Bill Frame.

Streets in central Colchester are being deep cleaned in a bid to free them of chewing gum.

Stafford Whiston (left) with murdered son Jay Whiston (right)

The father of a murdered Essex teenager was confronted by a knife-wielding man who came into his shop and threatened to kill him, a court has heard.

Delegates at an Innovation Martlesham event this week celebrating the inclusion of Ipswich in the new TechNation report on the UK's leading technology clusters.

Digital businesses in and around Ipswich are worth nearly £200million to the local economy and employ nearly 10,000 people, according to a new study.

Sunny afternoon here in Felixstowe

Here we bring you the biggest stories from around East Anglia - as well as your photos of the day.

Stick-on artist’s impression of Ipswich station refurbishment

Passengers waiting to board trains at Ipswich may have noticed hoardings depicting the station’s soon-to-be refurbished ticket office.

West Suffolk House in Bury St Edmunds

A ‘regrettable’ move to raise council tax has unfortunately coincided with the introduction of a green-waste removal cost for St Edmundsbury Borough Council residents, a cabinet member has said.

Most read

Fred Olsen Travel Sale

cover

Click here to view
the Fred Olsen
Travel Sale

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24