The X Factor: Janice Robinson reveals her blind daughter encouraged her to ...

The X Factor hopeful Janice Robinson has revealed her blind daughter begged her to audition for the show, after winning the coveted golden buzzer on the show.

The sensational singer wowed the judges with her sizzling rendition of her 1994 hit Dreamer and revealed that her 16-year-old daughter Kura was her motivation.

Kura lost her sight after developing pseudotumor cerebri, a condition in which the pressure in the brain rises.

Sensation: The X Factor hopeful Janice Robinson has revealed her blind daughter begged her to audition for the show, after winning the coveted golden buzzer on the show

Sensation: The X Factor hopeful Janice Robinson has revealed her blind daughter begged her to audition for the show, after winning the coveted golden buzzer on the show

She underwent multiple surgeries and spent seven weeks in hospital

Janie told the Sunday Mirror: 'Right after her brain surgery she said to me, 'Mommy please go do X Factor. No matter what happens you need to go.' I was crying.'  

'Her knowing I was doing the show before the diagnosis gave her so much joy.

'Even now, without her vision, she's so happy and proud of her mom. She won't see my ­audition but she can see it with her heart. She's ­handling it so well. Right now, Kura's the star in the family.'

Emotional: The sensational singer wowed the judges with her sizzling rendition of her 1994 hit Dreamer and revealed that her 16-year-old daughter Kura was her motivation

Emotional: The sensational singer wowed the judges with her sizzling rendition of her 1994 hit Dreamer and revealed that her 16-year-old daughter Kura was her motivation

The singer was left with a £37,000 hospital bill and is hoping to gain success in the industry once more to help with the costs, as well as reignite her singing dream. 

She scored a number one hit with Dreamer 24 years ago and fans quickly flocked to social media to praise her as the frontrunner.         

Janice,  50, from New Jersey, was awarded the golden buzzer after wowing the judges with her performance of Livin’ Joy's Dreamer.

Ayda gushed: 'I think every single person here had a moment that was indescribably. You are not just the X Factor, you are every single letter of the alphabet factor!'

Motivation: Kura lost her sight after developing pseudotumor cerebri, a condition in which the pressure in the brain rises

Motivation: Kura lost her sight after developing pseudotumor cerebri, a condition in which the pressure in the brain rises

Work it: Janie told the Sunday Mirror : 'Right after her brain surgery she said to me, 'Mommy please go do X Factor. No matter what happens you need to go.' I was crying'

Work it: Janie told the Sunday Mirror : 'Right after her brain surgery she said to me, 'Mommy please go do X Factor. No matter what happens you need to go.' I was crying'

Standing ovation: Janice, 50, from New Jersey, was awarded the golden buzzer after wowing the judges with her performance of Livin’ Joy's Dreamer

Standing ovation: Janice, 50, from New Jersey, was awarded the golden buzzer after wowing the judges with her performance of Livin’ Joy's Dreamer

Louis added of the song choice: 'That's an absolute banger!'

A beaming Janice pointed out that the club hit came out in 1995, to which Louis replied: 'I was born in '91, I would have been four bopping along, loving that tune!'  

The tune moved Robbie Williams to tears during the emotional rendition. 

Smashed it: Ayda gushed: 'I think every single person here had a moment that was indescribably. You are not just the X Factor, you are every single letter of the alphabet factor!'

Smashed it: Ayda gushed: 'I think every single person here had a moment that was indescribably. You are not just the X Factor, you are every single letter of the alphabet factor!'

Thumbs up: New judge Louis Tomlinson showed his support for the singer

Thumbs up: New judge Louis Tomlinson showed his support for the singer

This comes as the hotly anticipated 15th series of the show got underway. 

Ayda Field, 39, came under fire once again on the new season's opening episode on Saturday night, as a contestant accused her of being 'jealous' of his singing.

The Turkish-American TV personality had slammed singer Ross Alexander for his lacklustre performance of The Thompson Twins' Doctor Doctor, deadpanning: 'Sadly the least interesting thing there was the singing.'

Not impressed: Ayda Field was left outraged after a contestant accused her of being 'jealous' of his singing during the new season's opening episode on Saturday night

Not impressed: Ayda Field was left outraged after a contestant accused her of being 'jealous' of his singing during the new season's opening episode on Saturday night

New look: The Turkish-American took her place on the judging panel alongside husband Robbie Williams, Louis Tomlinson and Simon Cowell 

New look: The Turkish-American took her place on the judging panel alongside husband Robbie Williams, Louis Tomlinson and Simon Cowell 

Looking infuriated, Ross shot back: 'Do I detect some jealousy there?'

Referenced his bizarre headgear in her reply, she said looking baffled: 'What? Of the hat? I'm good thanks.'

As Ross left the stage, she called sarcastically after him: 'Thank you!' 

Ayda, who is an actress and Loose Women panellist, has been a divisive figure among viewers during her X Factor debut.    

After the new panel was announced, she was forced to defend herself amid criticism over her lack of musical background. 

War of words: The Turkish-American TV personality had slammed singer Ross Alexander for his lacklustre performance of The Thompson Twins' Doctor Doctor, deadpanning: 'Sadly the least interesting thing there was the singing'

War of words: The Turkish-American TV personality had slammed singer Ross Alexander for his lacklustre performance of The Thompson Twins' Doctor Doctor, deadpanning: 'Sadly the least interesting thing there was the singing'

Awkward: Looking infuriated, Ross shot back: 'Do I detect some jealousy there?'

Awkward: Looking infuriated, Ross shot back: 'Do I detect some jealousy there?'

Tense: Referenced his bizarre headgear in her reply, she said looking baffled: 'What? Of the hat? I'm good thanks'

Tense: Referenced his bizarre headgear in her reply, she said looking baffled: 'What? Of the hat? I'm good thanks'

 Tense: Referenced his bizarre headgear in her reply, she said looking baffled: 'What? Of the hat? I'm good thanks'

She said simply: 'It makes it's a little more exciting. I'm excited to be the underdog and show the boys how it's done!'

Some viewers took to Twitter to question her place on the show, with one asking: 'She's just as shocked as the people at home are why the hell is she a judge?'

'Does Ayda Field know anything about singing, I just thought wouldn't it be better to have a singer as a judge because they might know more (no hate just thinking),' another said. 

A third viewer wrote: 'I actually don't

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