Gabriella Michelle "Ella" Henderson is a British singer-songwriter. She was a finalist on the ninth series of The X Factor in 2012 and finished in sixth place, despite being a strong favourite to win. She was subsequently signed to Syco Music. Her debut single "Ghost", co-written with Ryan Tedder, will be released on 8 June 2014. It will be followed in the Autumn by her debut album Chapter One.