Joseph McElderry: X-Factor’s Joe (Video)

August 25, 2009
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Meet Joseph McElderry, X-Factor contestant also known as Joe McElderry. See photos, video and a biography here of the contestant who impressed the judges with his impassioned rendition of the Luther Vandross’ Dance With My Father classic on the Series 6 of the ITV talent show in Great Britain.

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The 18-year-old student from South Shields who got his start as a karaoke singer, impressed audiences and judges with his bold and confident performance of the challenging song as the Joseph McElderry, X-Factor video below reveals.

Judge Cheryl Cole said, “You just did me really proud and I’m proud you’re representing our city. Thank you very much.”

Judge Louis Walsh said of the teen-age singer Joe McElderry Dance With My Father performance: ‘I’m really glad you came to the auditions. You sang a great song, you’ve great likability, the girls are going to love you. You’ve just made the competition very, very exciting.’

Judge Dannii Minogue told the singer: “You brought a great performance, great voice, great looks, …dimples.”

Simon Cowell asked the singer about his prior experience, and he said he had sung before hundreds previously. He said: “Well I’ve got to tell you, you’re potentially very good.’ After all of the judges had given him a “yes,” Cowell summed up, saying, “We may have a pop star.”




As a biography, Joseph McElderry is 18 years old. He is variously known as Joe McElderry and is from Westoe, South Shields,. He is a performing arts student at Newcastle College.

He is a former former Pride of South Tyneside Young Performer of the Year winner. Previously he had been involved with The X-Factor, where, according to the Shields Gazette, he made it to boot camp, but left, feeling it was too soon.

Here are Joseph McElderry photos. Watch the series 6 Joe McElderry X-Factor video below.




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6 Responses to “Joseph McElderry: X-Factor’s Joe (Video)”

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    jdawgfromlb Says:

    He is SOOO Fine & that smile can lite up a room.
    He’s got great Talent, likeability, & seems like he’s just a great person with a gift.

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    LILLY Says:

    I JUST CAN’T STOP MYSELF LISTENING TO HIM OVER AND OVER AGAIN.HE IS JUST AMAZING.I REALLY LOVE HIS VOICE AND I ADORE HIS SMILE.HOPE HE WINS THE COMPETITION ALTHOUGH THERE ARE SOME GREAT COMPETITORS TOO I ALSO LIKE VERY MUCH!FINGERS CROSSED FOR JOE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    jackie kirk Says:

    just heard you sing theme to lion king and was crying it was so beautiful i have backed you from beginning if you dnt win this comp there is something wrong as i have always picked winner in x factor and pop idol the tone and pitch in your voice is exceptional when a singer brings out my gooosebumps i know and you do it everytime joe my hubby laughs but ive never cried at a performance till now the lion king tipped me over the edge and i needed to hear more you are a star i vote for you every week hope you go all the way and everyone hears what i hear i close my eyes to listen thats when you hear it for real you are a winner anyway hope you go all the way luv jackie xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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    Sarah Says:

    at the minute Joe is the only reason i am still watching the Xfactor, i love the show but i think the twins are making a joke of the whole thing. i was thinking of boycotting the show but i love Joe so much i’d miss seeing his cute face and hearing his amazing voice every weekend XX

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    geoff Says:

    You are amazing Joe – believe it!!! The others are just doing their lot… you believe in your performances and do it ‘cos you love it, can hear it in your sweet voice ;) WIN JOE!!

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    Amber Says:

    Joee Youu are amazing ! you were the best out of x factor and you won ! you have the best voice in the world and i new you would win from your very first audition & you are gawjussh i have voted for you nearly all the time i am your BIGGEST fan ever iLoveyou joe mcelderry x