Joe McElderry "excited" for Popstar to Operastar 2011 final with Cheryl Baker!

Joe McElderry

Popstar to Operastar's Joe McElderry has revealed he's "so excited" to be in the show's final this Sunday. The former X Factor winner made it to the last show alongside Bucks Fizz singer in last night's semi-final, which saw Toploader front man Joseph Washbourn and Steps star Claire Richards voted out.

Joe said: “Thanks to everyone that voted! So excited to be in the final! Woooppeeeee!”

Writing on Twitter, he added: "I have loved getting to know [Claire and Joseph] both, [they're] amazing."

Cheryl wrote: "Thanks to everyone who voted for me on Popstar To Operastar last night! Thought it would have been Joe and Claire. "

Meanwhile eliminated Claire Richards commented: “Thanks so much to everyone that voted last night, a bit gutted I don’t get to sing another week but good luck to Joe & Cheryl for the final!”

Joe and Cheryl will go head to head to compete for the Popstar to Operastar 2011 title this weekend with a range of performances, including singing with the show's mentors.

Popstar to Operastar airs on Sunday at 8PM on ITV1.

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