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X Factor's Cher Gains Celebrity Following

It seems Cheryl Cole is not the teenager's only superstar fan...

X Factor favourite Cher Lloyd may have won over the judges and gained a fan in Cheryl Cole after auditioning for the talent show, but it seems the teen now has the backing of a whole army of celebrity fans.

After Cher burst onto out our TV screens with Keri Hilson's version of the Soulja Boy track Turn My Swag On, superstar's on both sides of the Atlantic have shown their support for the 17-year old.

Soulja Boy himself hit Twitter to share his thought's on the 17-year old's audition tweeting: "Bless this girl's heart" accompanied with a link to her performance.

Keri Hilson also tweeted: "She def turned her swag on AND Simon liked? I approve!" while Boy George posted via his page on the social networking site: "How great was little Cher?"

US star Ciara also showed her support for Cher, tweeting a link to her audition claiming: "It's dope to see someone perform a song like this on the X Factor!"

Cher replied to the Goodies singer saying thank-you, to which Ciara tweeted back: "You're welcome love! Good luck! We all start somewhere. Keep believing! Dreams do come true!"

Lloyd also has a fan in UK MC Chipmunk who tweeted: "Cher Lloyd has got that swaag! Ok I'm into X Factor now. It was dead till yesterday. They needed a lil Urban Twist to it! Swag!"

Last year's winner Joe McElderry also showed his appreciation adding: "I loved Cher from XF!"

Guest judge Natalie Imbruglia, who was on the panel in Birmingham when Cher auditioned also told The Sun that she believes Girls Aloud beauty Cheryl will do 'anything' to mentor the girls so she can work with Cher.

Imbrugulia told The Sun: "Louis was saying that Cher was reminding him of a little Cheryl and I think Cheryl has an affinity with her, so she'll be fighting for that category."

The student's audition has now been viewed more the 850,000 times with bookies making the teenager favourite to win the show offering odds of 5/1 for her to be crowned X Factor champ.