SA singer Innocent Masuku Stuns Judges on ‘Britain’s Got Talent’

South African singer Innocent Masuku left the judges stunned with his debut on “Britain’s Got Talent.”

It is so refreshing seeing another South African talent dominate the world. Classic FM reports that 33-year-old South African tenor Innocent Masuku was revealed as a contestant in the 17th season of the hit show, “Britain’s Got Talent” and he blew the judges away.

The talented singer sang along to the orchestral introduction of the Italian song ‘Caruso’ and he got shocking reactions from Simon Cowell and the other judges. Amanda Holden said,

“Hands down, in the 17 years that we’ve been doing Britain’s Got Talent, you are by far the best opera singer we have ever had.”

Simon Cowell responded, “That was wonderful… so heartfelt and so powerful. You deserve this break. You really, really do,”

He also got a resounding “yes” from the judges and advanced to the next semi-final round of the competition. Masuku said, “I almost cried! I had to contain myself, like – you can’t be crying on television!.” The video of his performance has already gotten over 1 million views on YouTube.

Innocent Masuku lives in London and started his singing career in South Africa. He made his professional debut in Cape Town as Crabman in a production of Porgy and Bess. He is also a young artist at the English National Opera, and has performed major roles at the London Coliseum.


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