This girl really has what it takes to be a star!
We reported earlier on how much we loved X Factor contestant Simone Battle and her performance on last night's premiere, and upon looking at some of her old YouTube videos, we're only that much more convinced that she can go all the way!
Check out this clip from 2008, of an original song she co-wrote, called Rain (above)!
Not only is her voice fantastic, but she writes her own material AND can play the guitar?!
We're really digging this other side to her that we didn't get to see last night - very Corinne Bailey Rae!
We're rooting for you, Simone! Go all the way!