Move over, Robert Pattinson! It's Lizzy Pattinson's turn to shine.
The 28-year-old Rover star's 31-year-old sister hopes The X Factor U.K. will propel her to superstardom. According to The Mirror, Lizzy passed the first round of closed-doors auditions, impressing judges Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh, Cheryl Cole and Mel B. She will sing at the Wembley Arena auditions this weekend.
"She blew them away with her husky, soulful vocals," a source said of Lizzy, who once made music for Twilight. "She's different to usual X Factor contestants—she really stands out. She could go all the way."
Lizzy isn't exactly a novice. With her two bandmates, she recently played gigs in London and Mallorca.
"Rob loves his sister. They are incredibly close," a source tells E! News. "He has always been enormously supportive of Lizzy and her career. They have even sung together."
Though being related to Rob has its perks, Lizzy hopes to move forward in the talent competition based on her own merit. "She didn't mention she was related to him to any judges or producers," a source told the British tabloid. "It's important to her she does not fall into the trap of just becoming 'Rob's sister.'"
Robert, meanwhile, has been a fan of the TV series for years. "I know The X Factor goes against my musical beliefs and I shouldn't love it, but I do," the guitar-playing movie star once told The Sun. "I really do. I am borderline obsessed with Simon Cowell shows and spend my nights in bed watching them on my tablet."
Looks like Lizzy is giving her brother one more reason to tune in!
(Originally published on Wed., July 30, 2014, at 6:44 a.m. PDT.)