Gary Barlow: 'I'll Write For Sam Bailey'
The X Factor judge says he'd love to pen material for this year's winner...
The talent show judge and Take That songwriter was asked on spin-off show The Xtra Factor if he'd consider penning tunes for Screwbo.
And he replied: "Oh, absolutely. I think the whole world will be looking at Sam right now as a great vehicle to be able perform their song with that kind of emotion and the kind of technical ability that she's got. It's incredible.
"I would be excited as a songwriter to write for her voice."
He then confirmed that he was already planning to collaborate with the former prison officer.
Meanwhile Sam's music career has got off to a flying start this morning, with her debut single Skyscraper already storming to No 1 on the iTunes chart.
The Demi Lovato cover is set to get a rush release on Wednesday and will be a contender for Christmas No 1 on the Official UK Singles Chart.
Voting stats have revealed that Sam had been leading the field for weeks on the ITV show.