X Factor crowd-pleaser Amelia Lily is scared her diabetes could damage her singing career.

The 16-year-old was a knockout on Saturday's show, impressing judges with her version of Janis Joplin's Piece of My Heart.

Judge Tulisa said: “That was amazing. You blew up the stage.”

The teen sensation has revealed that she has had chronic Type 1 diabetes since she was three years old. She has to inject herself with insulin four times a day.

Amelia told the Mirror that she fears she could collapse on stage if her sugar levels drop too low.

She added: “I have to monitor my blood constantly. It is hard and singing is tiring.

“But I’ve got it, so I’ve just got to deal with it.”

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