Actress Julia Roberts' teenage niece Emma Roberts has ditched her acting career after signing a contract with record giant SONY MUSIC.

The 13-year-old is the star of TV network NICKELODEON's UNFABULOUS show, she acted opposite Rachel Weisz in indie drama DAISY WINTERS and starred with fellow teen singer JoJo in movie AQUAMARINE.

But friends say the daughter of Roberts' actor brother ERIC has "a great voice" and is keen to focus on her music career full-time when her debut album hits stores.

03/12/2004 14:17