Edinburgh’s Has Talent winner Caitlyn Vanbeck wows X Factor judges

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A former Edinburgh Has Talent winner is set for the big time after wowing Simon Cowell on X Factor.

The music mogul compared Caitlyn Vanbeck to US superstar Kelly Clarkson during auditions screened on Saturday night.

The X Factor team

The X Factor team

Ex-Ross High School pupil Caitlyn, 18, won our contest in 2011 and has now been made bookies’ favourite to win the top talent show.

During her audition at the Assembly Rooms, Caitlyn moved judges including Nicole Scherzinger to tears.