I hope you will indulge me a bit today as I go off on a different path today. Yes…I know the name on this blog is Clay Aiken, but since Clay is not in the public eye right now, I thought I might share this bit of music with you. Don’t worry …tomorrow we will be back chatting about Clay!!
I found a wonderful young singer on YouTube. Beau Dermott was a contestant on Britain’s Got Talent. I was so impressed with the young 12 year old that I clicked on google and found out more about the young lady.
I found this wonderful article about Beau.
‘Britain’s Got Talent’: Beau Dermott’s Performance Of ‘Someone Like You’ Will Give You Goosebumps
The 12-year-old gave a stand out rendition of ‘Someone Like You’ from the musical ‘Jekyll And Hyde’ as she competed in the fourth live semi final on Wednesday (25 May) night.
Beau was branded a “potential winner”, as Simon Cowell claimed we’d witnessed the birth of a star.
Amanda remarked: “I’m so proud of you. That’s a beautiful song. Your voice, I think, was even better than your actual audition, which I didn’t think you’d be able to do. I could not be more thrilled for you.”
Simon added: “When I was sitting there watching you, it wasn’t the fact you’re 12-year-old with a good voice, you’ve just got an incredible voice. You choice of songs is impeccable, your performance skills are sensational.
“I guarantee you in about five or ten years time, we’re all going to look back to this period when we first saw you and say, ‘This is the moment we discovered a star.’ I can feel it.”
Beau’s original audition, where she sang ‘Defying Gravity’ from the musical ‘Wicked’, was so impressive that Amanda hit her Golden Buzzer, granting her an automatic place in this week’s semi finals…
You can read the entire article at HUFFPOST
According to The Daily Mail, Beau is already in talks about making her stage debut. She has already secured a manager, having been signed up by the agency run by show business mogul Jonathan Shalit, the man who discovered Charlotte Church.
I hope you enjoy her performance from the semi-finals last May.