An 11-year-old schoolgirl from Norwich has released her first single on Spotify.

Singer-songwriter and band musician, Francesca Sugg, who has been "singing since she was born" released her first song on the music streaming platform on Friday.

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A devoted Taylor Swift fan, the Sprowston Junior School pupil has always been inspired by the pop genre, from Olivia Rodrigo to Harry Styles, and has been singing and performing from a young age.

Discussing her first solo release titled XOXO, Miss Sugg said: "I really love writing the lyrics, I wanted to see what it was like to have a song out and play around with singing."

Norwich Evening News: Francesca Sugg has been inspired by Taylor SwiftFrancesca Sugg has been inspired by Taylor Swift (Image: Doug Peters/PA Wire)She added: "I've always loved the idea of music, ever since I heard my first song, I've always thought that could be me." 

Alongside performing as the lead singer and keyboard player in a band with her school friends, Miss Sugg has written and produced a total of nine songs in her bedroom, which she hopes to release on Spotify soon.