Britain's Got Talent 2018: Calum Courtney 'offered a record deal' following hit audition

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Britain's Got Talent contestant Calum Courtney has reportedly been offered a record deal already.

The 10-year-old school pupil from Essex was one of the first acts to audition for this year's on Saturday night.


As try outs kicked off at the weekend, Callum performed Michael Jackson’s “Who’s Lovin’ You”.

He said before his audition: "I love singing. I've got a really musical family. My nan was in the West End and I thought, if she can do it, I can do it. She's amazing and I love her.

"If I got four yeses from the judges, I would probably cry and faint."

While there was fortunately no fainting, there were a few happy tears as the judges gave Calum a spot in the next round.

Now The Sun newspaper reports that Calum has already been offered a record after his audition proved a hit.


His performance has already racked up over 500,000 views in just 24 hours.

"What a big song for such a little guy," David Walliams told the youngster after the audition.

"That was one of the biggest reactions we've had from anybody, it was fantastic," Amanda Holden added after the crowd were left up on their feet.

And Simon Cowell told him: "You totally controlled the song. This was special and I like you a lot."

With four yeses, Calum sailed through to the next round.

He now has a tense wait to find out if he'll make the live shows later in the year.

Other acts on Saturday's first episode of Britain's Got Talent included circus performer Sascha Williams who performed a Rola Bola acrobatic act.

We also met NHS Blood and Transplant's B-Positive Choir which sang Andra Day's Rise Up' and DVJ aka Diversity Junior, a dance group guided by Diversity’s Ashley Banjo.


Plus, there was Matt Johnson, who performed an escapology trick, locked and chained inside a tank filled with water.

Britain's Got Talent 2018 airs Saturday nights on ITV.

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