X Factor 2012: Jahmene Douglas wows panel with 'At Last'

Jahmene (X Factor 2012)

21-year-old Jahmene Douglas is seen swapping the shop floor for the stage on tonight's first X Factor 2012 auditions.

The Asda worker from Swindon shocks the panel with his huge after voice and timid personality.

Jahmene admit before singing: "I’m a stay at home kind of guy, I don’t mingle very well"

His choice of song is rather cliche, audition favourite At Last by Etta James, but it seems that it was a choice well made.

"You know what, you are a revelation, you’ve got The X Factor, this is what we’re looking for. I think a star is born," gushed Louis, checking off yet more cliches in the series opener.

Tulisa raved: "You have not just The X Factor, not just raw talent but you have the shock factor. When you stepped on the stage you were like a timid little soul and you couldn’t express yourself, but you started expressing yourself the minute you started singing and it was freaking amazing!"

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Nervous... Jahmene (left) backstage

And Gary Barlow praised: "Mate, I got to tell you I’ve never seen a vocal performance like that before, that was off the scale. You completely nailed it today. That is how to do an audition."

But this is The X Factor and it's not all about the voice.

It's over to the judges to deliberate whether they think Jahmene has what it takes to make it in the competition.

Tune in to The X Factor on ITV1 tonight to watch [tag]Jahmene Douglas[/tag]'s audition.

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