Norwich teenager Bailey May picked for American Idol creator’s new pop group

Bailey May. Photo from Matthew May.

Bailey May. Photo from Matthew May. - Credit: Matthew May.

After finding fame in the Philippines, Norwich teenager Bailey May is set to take part in an exciting new music project.

The 15-year-old has been selected to become a member of a international pop group called Now United.

Created by Simon Fuller, the mastermind behind American Idol as well as the former manager of the Spice Girls and S Club 7, Now United is a band consisting of 14 artists from 11 different countries.

MORE: How simple Facebook video catapulted Norwich teenager Bailey May to fame in the PhilippinesBailey May, who was born in Cebu and moved to Norfolk aged four, will be representing the Philippines in the group.

The singer has described the opportunity as a 'dream come true'.

Bailey's first glimpse of stardom came after his cover videos went viral online. Since then the young talent has been on Pinoy Big Brother where he finished fourth, released an album called Bailey and amassed over one million likes on Facebook.

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