Irish singer impressed that X Factor winner performed at Olympics


Edward Grimes is a huge fan of Leona Lewis.

The Irish singer – who is one half of Jedward – is impressed by what The X Factor 2006 winner has achieved.

Leona is so cool,’ says Edward, 18. ‘I mean she got to perform at the Olympics

‘She’s effortless and it’s all about the voice.’

Ed and twin brother John met Leona, 24, while appearing on the ITV talent show.

‘She just has this really nice essence to her,’ John tells 4Music.

Jedward‘s debut single Under Pressure will be available for download from 31 January. 

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Lorraine Crowther