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Jenny Ryan gives us Euphoria on The X Factor: Celebrity

Eurovision winners are fast becoming her specialist genre on the show!

The bar was set incredibly high in week 1 of The X Factor: Celebrity live shows when Jenny ‘The Vixen’ Ryan performed Eurovision winner “Rise Like a Phoenix” by Conchita! Now, four weeks into the competition, the champion quizzer has performed another of this decade’s winning entries: “Euphoria” by Loreen.

Can the Vixen keep on going up, up, up, up, up, u-up?

After being reinstated to the competition due to popular demand and overwhelming social media outcry, Jenny Ryan has continued to impress week on week.

In week 1, after giving a strong performance of “Rise Like a Phoenix”, she was given the safe seat by her mentor Nicole Scherzinger and was not put up for elimination by the public.

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Jenny Ryan performs “Rise Like a Phoenix” by Conchita in week 1 of The X Factor: Celebrity

After taking on Shirley Bassey in week 2, Jenny Ryan gave her new-found Eurovision audience another performance for the gods last week: the iconic “Edge of Glory” by Lady Gaga.

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Watch Jenny Ryan’s performance of Lady Gaga’s “Edge of Glory” on The X Factor: Celebrity

This week, taking on another Eurovision classic was a piece of cake for the star of TV quiz show The Chase. Jenny Ryan gave “Euphoria” her powerhouse vocals and emphatically stated her place in the competition. She is currently the fourth favourite with most bookmakers.

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The studio version of her performance is available below, if you prefer that:

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The X Factor: Celebrity airs on ITV on Saturday nights. UK viewers can catch-up on tonight’s show, and the two previous shows, on the ITV Hub. International viewers will be able to find the performances on YouTube shortly after each show.

What do you think of The Vixen’s performance? Would you like to see Jenny Ryan release her version of “Euphoria” as part of an album? Is she your favourite to win The X Factor: Celebrity? Let us know in the comments below and on social media @ESCXTRA!

Nathan Waddell

I am the Editor in Chief of ESCXTRA, a huge Melodifestivalen fan and love sports. You can find me singing along to Scandinavian Eurovision entries, listening to the latest chart music on Spotify or watching the football and tennis on two different screens at once.

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