Joe McElderry crowned the winner of Popstar to Operastar
Joe McElderry was crowned the winner of Popstar to Operastar last night, July 10, after competing on the show for the past few weeks.
The singer, who began his career in the spotlight when he won the 2009 series of X Factor, performed a rendition of the aria Nessun Dorma in the finale and finished ahead of Bucks Fizz star Cheryl Baker.
He spoke about participating in the project and said, "my voice has been refreshed. For a singer and for me that is just so exciting. This is not the end of opera for me. I will definitely sing more opera."
McElderry also tweeted about his success (July 10) and wrote:
"Wooop!!!! We did it!!!!! Thankyou soo much to everyone that voted!!!!! Soo exited and happy!!!!!!!"
Watch his stunning performance of Nessun Dorma below:
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