Who IS The X Factor’s Lloyd Macey? AKA the fitlord who just missed out on the finals…

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Lloyd Macey

by Maria Asaad |
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As Lloyd Macey failed to make it to the finals, let's take a look back at who exactly the contestant was and who know, maybe he'll be back with a single by the summer. (WE BLOODY HOPE SO!)

Who is Lloyd Macey and where is he from?

Lloyd Macey is a 23 year old singer from the Valleys in South Wales.

When did Lloyd Macey start singing?

The Welsh Wonder started singing at the young age of just 8 years old, where he found himself on stage and singing in care homes. He also joined local music theatre troupes as he grew up.

What did Lloyd Macey sing in his first audition?

Lloyd owned his first audition with an incredible cover of Sam Smith's 'By Your Side.' All 5 judges (which included adorable nan, Christine) gave a unanimous round of applause after the amazingly moving performance.

Lloyd Macey's biggest fan is his adorable nan.

She was by his side in his first audition armed with fish finger sarnies and bucket loads of support. Filling Simon's tum with her home bought snacks and taking a seat next to the big boss, she watched on with pride as her grandson wowed with his amazing vocals.

Needless to say the sandwiches went down a treat and the judges were left more than pleased with yes' all round for the Welsh talent.

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His nan has been by his side since and supporting him every step of the way...and her sandwiches clearly left a mark with Simon too!

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He went back home to Graduate from University.

Lloyd returned home to Wales after totally impressing the judges with his amazing voice to receive his degree and graduate from Uni.

He was awarded a first in his BA performing course at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David in Carmarthen.

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What did Lloyd Macey sing at boot camp?

Lloyd earned a seat in the six-chair challenge at boot camp with a mind-blowing performance of 'Feels Like Home', receiving a standing ovation and a valuable seat in Louis' final six.

What did Lloyd Macey sing at Judges' Houses?

Lloyd took on a risky choice with Disney's Moana's 'How Far I'll Go'. Lloyd was left feeling emotional at the end of his performance, showing his desire to go far in the show. The risk totes paid off as he found himself through to the live shows!

What has Lloyd Macey sang in the Live Shows?

It was said that Lloyd Macey stole the start of the live shows by singing 'City of Stars' from the oscar winning film La La Land in Week 1. He received a huge standing ovation from the judges and audience and they collectively rose to their feet with a thunderous round of applause. Safe to say Macey made his mark right from the start!

Week 2 saw Lloyd take on the classic hit 'Hero' by Enrique Iglesias. The judges praised him for another flawless performance with Louis expressing how he see's a bright future for the young Welsh lad.

Week 3 was in tribute to George Michael and Lloyd Macey gave an incredibly moving and emotional performance of his hit 'A Different Corner.' His performance leaving Mrs O and the other judges in tears...

Lloyd Macey wins the chance to be opening act for Little Mix!

This week saw Lloyd Macey win the Prize Fight against other finalist Kevin Davy.

He will be the opening act for pop sensation Little Mix as they perform in Manchester. He was left totally speechless and stating how much he loves the girls and hopes to do the them justice.

Pretty damn good prize in our opinion! You go Lloyd!

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