Press Ball crooner in X Factor final

ORGANISERS of the Ipswich and Suffolk Press Ball were thrilled today after one of the 2007 event's star performers battled his way through to the finals of TV's X-Factor.

ORGANISERS of the Ipswich and Suffolk Press Ball were thrilled today after one of the 2007 event's star performers battled his way through to the finals of TV's X-Factor.

Crooner Adam Chandler, 23, entered the TV spectacular, the brainchild of mogul Simon Cowell, as a solo artist at the time of this year's ball in June.

Adam, who wowed the Press Ball crowd with his songs, got through to the show's boot camp - but failed to progress to the final stages … until “Mr Nasty” Cowell stepped in.

With four other solo singers who also didn't won through, a new band, Futureproof, was formed. Last night ITV millions saw Adam's band progress to the live finals of the show, due to take place over the next few weeks.


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Bridget York, of events specialists Entire Affair, who organise the annual ball for The Evening Star, said:

“I am thrilled Adam has made it through to the live finals, he has such a lovely disposition and deserves all the success in the world. I shall be watching anxiously over the next few weeks to see if the new boy band makes it! I know just how much this means to Adam as he is doing this for his mother, who put him forward for the XFactor in the first place.”

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