Britain's Got Talent 2013's Alex Keirl was rejected from The Voice UK

Alex Keirl (Britain's Got Talent 2013)

Britain's Got Talent 2013 star Alex Keirl has revealed he was rejected from The Voice UK.

The 20-year-old wowed the judges on Saturday night's latest audition show with a performance of Bring Him Home from Les Miserables.

“That was a great vocal performance. You have a very, very powerful instrument and you have a really lovely ethereal quality about your voice and you pitched that perfectly. Well done,” Alesha Dixon told him.

And Simon Cowell added: “Alex yeah, I echo what the others said. My only reservation was whether it was just a little bit too high. I mean it was just you know, how I personally felt about the song.”

Speaking to us exclusively today, Alex revealed that - like fellow BGT competitor Alice Fredenham - he too had been shunned by The Voice.

But while Alice at least went before the coaches, Alex didn't even get through the early rounds.

He told us: "I did X Factor and I made it to see the judges, I didn't get through and it didn't get aired... thank god!

"I applied for The Voice, didn't get through... not even to see the coaches."

Alex was also turned away from The X Factor back in 2010, with Simon Cowell saying he wasn't ready.

Now he's keen to show what he can do on Got Talent, saying: "Britain's Got Talent is such a great show, I've been singing for so many years, so let's go!"

Watch our full chat with Alex below!

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