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Nina Nesbitt picked up her first guitar only three years ago, but the singer-songwriter has already toured with Ed Sheeran and Example, picked up millions of views on YouTube and reached the top ten of the iTunes chart.

Proof - if ever it was needed - that you don't have to appear on a TV singing contest to show you've got talent and crack the music industry.

One of the first songs Nesbitt wrote on guitar, 'Standing On One Leg', about growing up, broke her in to the music business after a chance meeting with Brit Award-winning Sheeran at a radio gig in Edinburgh last summer.

Nina Nesbitt

“I was chatting to him and asked for tips on becoming a singer,” says Nesbitt. “He handed me his guitar and told me to play something. I sang 'Standing On One Leg', nervously, but I must have done okay because Ed immediately »

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