Former Sussex pupil Isaac Waddington finishes fifth in Britain’s Got Talent final

Talented teenager Isaac Waddington has finished fifth in the final of Britain’s Got Talent tonight (Sunday May 31).

Sunday, 31st May 2015, 10:20 pm
Britain's Got Talent judges were full of praise for Isaac Waddington, following his performance in tonight's final SUS-150105-111709001

Former Chichester schoolboy Isaac’s rendition of the Billy Joel classic She’s Always a Woman sent social media wild and earned him rave reviews from show’s judging panel.

Following his performance, Amanda Holden said: “You sing with this kind of knowing that’s mature beyond your years. It was an incredible performance.”

Alesha Dixon added: “I absolutely love you. That was really fragile. You remind me of James Morrison.

Meanwhile the famously critical Simon Cowell described it as ‘fantastic’ and David Walliams said Isaac has a ‘big future’.

When hosts Ant and Dec asked how Isaac was feeling the 15-year-old replied: “I was bricking it. It’s great. I’ve been excited for the whole day.”

Jules O’Dwyer and her wonder dog Matisse were voted winners and with it claimed the £250,000 prize money and a spot on this year’s Royal Variety Performance.

In his semi-final Isaac performed I Can’t Make You Love Me by Bonnie Raitt and went on to qualify directly for the final.

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