Norwich singer wows The Voice judges

Bradley Waterman - (C) WALL TO WALL - Photographer: GUY LEVY

Bradley Waterman - (C) WALL TO WALL - Photographer: GUY LEVY - Credit: BBC / WALL TO WALL / GUY LEVY

Norwich musician Bradley Waterman - dubbed the little Elvis - made it through to the next round of TV talent show The Voice tonight.

Mr Waterman, 19, of Silver Road, won the backing of Voice judges Paloma and Ricky Wilson.

He chose Paloma as his mentor, who told him: 'i think we're going to have a really good time.'

The former Sprowston Community High School student said: 'Ever since I started singing I have wanted to do it on a bigger scale and get out of playing in pubs, even though it is good fun.

'I first applied to The Voice two years ago but didn't get past the first stage. I've got through now because I didn't give up.'

Mr Waterman only learned to play guitar aged 15 and held his first performance a year later at a schoolleaver's event.

After a positive reception he decided to follow his passion and has since been performing at venues across the city.

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He added: 'If I had one wish it would have been to start singing earlier, but I didn't want anyone to know.

'My sister would mess around on her keyboard at home and I would just sing to myself so she could not hear me.'

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