The Voice UK: Scottish "bombshell" grandmother Barbara Bryceland tipped to wow this weekend

Scottish 'bombshell' grandmother tipped to wow on The Voice this weekend

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22:25 GMT, 29 March 2012

She is Scottish, middle aged, and has a remarkable singing voice.

But that is where the comparisons with Susan Boyle end.

Singer Barbara Bryceland is tipped to impress judges on The Voice this weekend.

Sensation: Barbara Bryceland is set to impress the judges on this weekend's episode of the The Voice

Sensation: Barbara Bryceland is set to impress the judges on this weekend's episode of the The Voice

The buxom grandmother – dubbed the 'blonde bombshell' by TV insiders – stunned the studio audience with her rendition of Wild Horses.

Curvy Miss Bryceland has already had one shot at carving out a singing career.

She appeared on The X Factor in 2007 after being left broken hearted when her second husband left her for another woman.

Miss Bryceland, from Falkirk, stunned Simon Cowell, and then judges Sharon Osbourne and Danni Minogue with a rendition of the Barbara Streisand's hit Somewhere.

But will she wow them barbara will face Will.i.am, Jessie J, Tom Jones, Danny O'Donoghue

But will she wow them barbara will face Will.i.am, Jessie J, Tom Jones, Danny O'Donoghue

The hopeful, whose first marriage also ended badly, said at the time she had put her singing career on hold to make sure her relationship with Frank was a success.

She made it through to the 'boot camp' stage of the competition but has since struggled to make her mark on the music business.

Ever since Susan Boyle made her mark on Britain’s Got Talent – reality shows have been looking for a similarly unlikely star.

Others appearing on this Saturday’s episode of The Voice include fellow The X Factor reject Vince Kidd.

Impressed: Barbara stunned X Factor judges Dannii Minogue and Sharon Osbourne in 2007 - but failed to get through boot camp

Impressed: Barbara stunned X Factor judges Dannii Minogue and Sharon Osbourne in 2007 – but failed to get through boot camp

He appeared in the 2007 series as part of boyband Futureproof, who were voted off early on in the live finals stage of the competition.

He has since tried to carve a career as a solo artist and has been selected by MTV as a voice of 2012.

He has written a number of songs and has a publishing contract with Sony. It is not clear what he would do if he wins – the prize for The Voice is a recording contract with rival firm Universal.

David Julien from Manchester, who has give up his job stacking shelves to try and make it as a singer.

Another shot: Vince Kidd, seen here second from right with boy band Futureproof on the X Factor in 2007 as they were voted off, will try his luck again on The Voice this weekend

Another shot: Vince Kidd, seen here second from right with boy band Futureproof on the X Factor in 2007 as they were voted off, will try his luck again on The Voice this weekend

David Faulkner, a builder from South Wales, that has never publicly sung before and childhood sweethearts Matt and Sueleen (corr), who have been together for 15 years and always perform as a duo.

West End singer Kerry Ellis and former Five Star singer Denise Pearson are also taking part in this week’s auditions.

David from Leigh in Manchester quit his job stacking shelves in a supermarket to audition for The Voice UK.

West End star: Kerry Ellis is also taking part in this week's auditions

West End star: Kerry Ellis is also taking part in this week's auditions