FORMER X-Factor contestant Laura White releases her new single today.

The Grammy-nominated writer and accomplished singer, releases Nobody.

Writing on Twitter, she posted: "I’m not afraid to say I LOVE my new song."

Laura started here career gigging in venues across Bolton, growing up in Atherton.

She was dubbed The Voice on The X-Factor in 2008 and she shot to fame despite not winning the contest.

Laura's song New York Raining, written for Charles Hamilton and Rita Ora, was nominated for a Grammy award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media.

And she has performed at the University of Bolton where she was a student.

The former creative writing student gave a free concert.

Her most recent EP was ‘The Painted Door’and received widespread critical acclaim when it entered the Soul/Rnb chart at number four.