Megan McKenna's endless pictures at repute as she turns to famous person X factor

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As Megan McKenna prepares to unleash her vocal talent on Celebrity X Factor , she might be a little more determined to impress Simon Cowell and bag that recording contract than her fellow competitors.

Over the last ten years, Megan has made numerous attempts at fulfilling her pop star fantasy.

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Megan McKenna's endless shots at fame as she turns to Celebrity X Factor

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From Britain’s Got Talent, to forming a reality TV girlband to applying for the regular series of X Factor (twice), Megan has never given up on her dream – despite the knockbacks.

Tonight she will go up against Jonny Labey, Hayley Hasselhoff, Olivia Olson and Kevin McHale to a land a place in the coveted ‘unders category.’

Megan McKenna's endless shots at fame as she turns to Celebrity X Factor

Before she takes to the stage, we give the ultimate rundown of Megan’s many, many shots at fame.

Britain’s Got Talent

Megan McKenna first tried to fame 10 years ago as a fresh-faced teenager on Britain’s Got Talent
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Auditioning for Britain’s Got Talent ten years ago, a baby-faced Megan took her place in line behind hundreds of other contestants in hopes of impressing the panel of judges.

At the tender age of 16, Megan already had big dreams of making it as a pop singer as she burst onto the stage with her pal as part of vocal duo Harmony.

Dressed in a tutu, leg warmers and with a pink bow in her hair, Megan belted out a tune from musical Frozen alongside her fluorescently-dressed friend.

Megan made it all the way to the semi-final as part of girlband Harmony


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“I hated the song and I’m not crazy about the outfits,” fired Simon Cowell , dashing their hopes – but thanks to protestations from Amanda Holden and Piers Morgan the girls made it through to the next stage.

Harmony had a good run, reaching the live semi-finals until they lost the public vote with a sugary sweet rendition of Girls Just Wanna Have Fun.

Girlband Lola

Megan performs at an open mic night
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After facing early rejection, Megan dusted herself off and got back to the music joining TOWIE star Jessica Wright and pals Amba-Hollie Wood and Lauren Lindsey to form girlband Lola.

Despite their unusual name standing for Loveable, Outrageous, Loud and Ambitious, the group soon disbanded following limited success.

X Factor

She tried to compete on the normal version of X Factor – twice
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Returning to reality TV, Megan auditioned for the X Factor in 2013, the year Sam Bailey ended up taking home the winning prize.

Although Megan’s journey was cut brutally short at boot camp, she auditioned again the following year in 2014, but sadly didn’t make it as far.

Celebrity Big Brother

Megan seized the opportunity to perform on Celebrity Big Brother
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Despite temporarily disappearing from the spotlight, Megan continued to crop up on TV screens with appearances on Ibiza Weekender, Ex On The Beach and then Celebrity Big Brother .

During the January 2016 series of CBB, Megan impressed housemates with a blistering performance of epic power ballad Angel, by Sarah McLachlan – memorably leaving Darren Day on the verge of tears.

It was through her fiery CBB appearance that Megan cemented her fame and met TOWIE hunk Pete Wicks, who she went on to join on his show.

The Only Way Is Essex

Megan was back behind the microphone on TOWIE

After landing a permanent spot on the ITV2 docu-soap, it wasn’t long before Megan was busting out her vocal talents once again.

Just nine months after joining, Megan performed Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas during the festive special.

Boyfriend Pete looked on proudly as the rest of her cast mates cheered in appreciation, with Chloe Simms uttering she didn’t know Megan could sing.

After impressing with her vocal ability on the show, Megan landed a place in Strictly Come Dancing star Kristina Rihanoff ‘s West End Production One More Dance.

The two ladies had become friends after meeting on CBB earlier in the year.

Speaking at the time , Megan described her stage debut as a ‘dream come true,’ but the best was yet to come.

There’s Something About Megan

There’s Something About Megan
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Megan invited the cameras along to film her next musical project
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Megan Mckenna surprised everybody, not least herself, when her debut single High Heeled Shoes rocketed up the charts and shoved Taylor Swift off the number one spot just hours after its release in 2017.

The reality star left established artists like P!nk, Katy Perry and Miss Swift’s mega comeback Look What You Made Me Do trailing in her wake with her Country bop.

When Megan first announced plans to jet off to Nashville and make it country singer, she faced a barrage of criticism.

Naturally, she invited cameras along to film her efforts as part of TV show, There’s Something About Megan.

But the determined star silenced her haters once and for all when she released her debut single to see it soar to the top of the charts within hours.

When she heard the incredible news, an emotional Megan rushed to Twitter to thank her loyal fan base.

“Guysssss I’m overwhelmed!!!!!! I am seeing all your lovely messages trust me! Thankyou [sic]” she wrote.

X Factor: Celebrity

Megan is one of the celebs hoping to make her mark on X Factor: Celebrity
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PR powerhouse Rob Cooper said Celebrity X Factor is Megan’s best shot at singing success yet

After Megan has taken two years out of the spotlight, Celebrity PR expert Rob Cooper told Mirror Online he believes X Factor: Celebrity is the perfect opportunity for her to come back fighting.

He said: “Unlike many of the contestants, Megan has proved that music is the real passion in her life, even before becoming a reality star.

“Back in 2009 Megan auditioned on Britain’s Got Talent, and although the attempt didn’t secure her a place in the live finals, it’s now validated her claims that music is a real passion of hers.

“It’s important that viewers believe that music is serious to a contestant, as social media fans have been given more of an insight into celebrities lives and interests, if people don’t believe singing is a passion then it’s less likely they will get behind her in the same way.

Megan heads to an X Factor press day
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“The other slight benefit for Megan is that she has the perfect balance of two different audiences : Online and mainstream. Not only will the viewers know who she is because of her 2.3million Instagram followers, but also because they follow her life via reality TV, tabloids, magazines and TV interviews.

“I genuinely believe this is the perfect time for Megan to reinvent herself from an outspoken reality star to a credible recording artist.

“Numerous people from ‘The Only Way Is Essex’ have tried to launch successful music careers and failed, I think Megan could break the person to the mould.”

Rob then gave some advice for pop star hopeful Megan.

“Ove the years she’s participated in numerous reality shows such as Towie, Ex On The Beach, Big Brother, Celebs go dating and many more.

“If she wants to be taken seriously she needs to try and reject anymore reality shows and give music a real bash. People need to believe that Megan wants to be a singer, not a reality star with a singing job on the side.”

Could X Factor be her chance to finally crack the industry?

Find out tonight on ITV at 8:30pm