Luke Friend: X Factor 2013 hopeful & TeenStar 2013 Winner admits “I just don’t use shampoo”
17 year old teen star Luke Friend has hit the headlines again – in ITV’s The X Factor! The X Factor judging panel praised the star, including Sharon Osbourne saying “Luke I am crazy about you! You are quite fabulous.”
LUKE FRIEND – WINNER OF TEENSTAR
West Country boy Luke Friend has just come off the back of being crowned the winner of the singing competition TeenStar, the nationwide competition for teens and pre-teens. The TeenStar singing competition’s Grand Final took place within The O2 in London and gave acts the chance to play in front of a massive crowd and music industry judging panel. Here, Luke tells us about himself in his own words….
To kick things off, can you give us a funny fact about Luke Friend?
Describe yourself in three words?
You look very different to when you entered Open Mic UK, do you think image plays an important role for any musician?
So, what’s life been like for you since winning TeenStar?
Do you think TeenStar has helped you gain confidence as an artist?
Did you think you had a good chance of winning?
Were you nervous?
You entered Open Mic UK in previous years, do you think that has really helped develop you as artist?
What other things have you done to develop your music career?
What’s been the single most important thing to date, musically?
As a result of winning TeenStar you’ve played and impressed at a few festivals this summer?
,strong>Which festival was your favourite?
Which would be your ultimate festival to play at?
Do you feel being based in the south West has been a help or hindrance?
How difficult is it to get your name known as an unsigned performer?
What importance do you place on your social networks to increase your fan base?
What tips would you give to those who are trying to get their name out there?
Who are Luke Friend’s favourite artists?
Describe your music in three words?
People you respect and admire?
If you could collaborate with any artist who would it be?
Check out Luke Friend’s winning TeenStar performance here:
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