An autistic boy sang Michael Jackson’s hit perfectly and the judges brought him to tears
Taking to the stage in the UK and performing a song for millions of viewers, the young lad gave an outstanding performance. Find out what the judges have said.
Calum Courtney, 10, may have looked nervous as he took to the Britain’s Got Talent stage, but he was more than ready to deliver a powerful performance in front of everyone.
The boy has a mild form of autism. However, one can’t help but notice the controlled rhythm he displayed while performing Jackson 5’s hit ‘Who’s Lovin’ You’.
When the youngster took to the stage, judge Alesha Dixon asked him if he was nervous, to which Calum replied that he was not. As soon as he started, the judges were stunned.
Calum’s family members cried during his performance as they were touched by his vocal talents. Millions of people also watched the video, which went viral soon after.
When he finished, judge David Williams declared Calum ‘brilliant’, bringing tears of joy to the boy’s eyes. Afterwards, his younger brother ran out onto the stage to give him a hug.
Amanda Holden told him that “it was the biggest reaction we’ve ever had” and called his singing “fantastic”.