WATCH: James Arthur praises Maltese teenager’s singing skills

A Maltese teenager is on cloud nine after her singing skills were praised by X Factor sensation James Arthur. 

Ela Cachia, 16, covered the chart star’s 2013 hit Recovery and posted the video on her Instagram.

The former X Factor winner, 31, soon spotted it and shared it on his page, making Ela’s day.
He told Ela ‘I loved it. I really loved it’.


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Ela said she couldn’t believe it when James shared her video on his page.

He later told her: ‘I loved it. I really loved it’.

Ela said: ‘It was a great surprise for me because James Arthur is a great artist and he inspires me’.

After winning ITV’s talent competition seven years ago, James went on to score the biggest selling X Factor single of all time with the Brit Award nominated Impossible.

He performed in Malta last month at the Summer Daze Festival in Ta’ Qali.