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Saturday, November 16, 2013
Simon Cowell and James Arthur tweet support for song by tragic15-year-old who died from cancer
Simon Cowell and James Arthur have joined other celebrities in tweeting support for a song by a tragic 15-year-old girl who has died from cancer.
Georgina Anderson died on Thursday - just four months after being diagnosed with an extremely rare and aggressive form of cancer, the
The teenager, who had a lifelong dream of having her music heard across the globe - was told that she had exhausted all treatment shortly before her 15th birthday last month.
And sadly, the youngster, from Marske on Teeside, who was wheeled onto the Riverside Stadium pitch last weekend while her song Two Thirds of a Piece was
played to 14,000 fans
, passed away at home.
I just heard a very sad story about a brave girl called Georgina Anderson. You can buy her song on iTunes.
12:40 AM - 16 Nov 2013
Following news of her death, Cowell tweeted: "I just heard a very sad story about a brave girl called Georgina Anderson. You can buy her song on iTunes."
Georgina's version of Bonnie Raitt’s I Can’t Make You Love Me on YouTube has nearly had 200,000 hits on YouTube.
Georgina previously said it was “amazing” that
so many people had watched her video
, which features a sunrise at Marske beach.
She told the Gazette: “Music is something I really enjoy, something that makes me a bit different. I’m so happy with how many people have already heard it.
Listen to Georgina's version of Bonnie Raitt’s I Can’t Make You Love Me here:
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