I love that we’re at the pointy end of Australia’s Got Talent. The finals started last night after weeks of exciting semis, and it’s mind-blowing to see how much talent the show can pack into 90 minutes! Thanks to amazing performances from the likes of piano star Chooka Parker, singer-songwriter Dan Conway and illusionist Cosentino, the audience spent most of the time on their feet with so many standing ovations. Once again we were waiting for Jack Vidgen to take the stage, and true to form he didn’t disappoint — this time he belted out Adele’s “Set Fire to the Rain” (and also showed off a new set of dental veneers).
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The judges’ reactions? Dannii Minogue said, “Your voice lifts everybody who listens to it,” while Kyle Sandilands went as far as to say, “You will probably be the best singer that’s ever come out of this country . . . You’re just flawless, you’re sensational [and] you look like Ellen DeGeneres.” Brian McFadden joked that he was jealous of the 14-year-old because he spelled the end for other guys in the music industry. Whether he wins or not, Jack looks set to make his mark in a huge way. Do you have a favourite Jack Vidgen performance out of “I Have Nothing,” “Am I Am Telling You” and “Set Fire to the Rain”?