An adorable three-year-old boy has reportedly become the youngest ever winner in the ‘Got Talent’ reality TV show after wowing the judges and the public with his drumming skills.
Talented youngster Hugo Molina has been crowned as the winner of the Spanish edition of the Got Talent, the franchise created by British television personality Simon Cowell.
The three-year-old played the Spanish Christmas song ‘Campana Sobre Campana’ (Bell Over Bell) and was accompanied by his father Manuel Jesus on the stage and according to local media, he is the ‘Got Talent’ franchise’s youngest-ever winner.
Local media report that the performance was recorded hours earlier so that the youngster did not break his sleeping routine and his father was then in the studio representing his son whose victory gave them a reward of 25,000 EUR (21,187 GBP).
At the end of the performance, the programme broadcast a video of the Secretary of the Epicospal Conference of Spain, Luis Arguello Garcia, announcing that Pope Francis had seen him playing and wanted to meet the boy. Garcia said the Pope would receive the youngster after the Christmas holidays.
Hugo is from the city of Palos de la Frontera, in the southern Spanish province of Huelva, Andalusia region, learned how to play the drum by himself by watching videos on Youtube.
The youngster was one of 12 finalists and was crowned the winner with 35.6 percent of the public vote.
Local media report it was the most-watched of the five finals of the five editions of Spain’s Got Talent.
DJ Arch Jr, 3, had become the youngest ever solo act to win the contest after winning South Africa’s Got Talent in 2015. Spanish report Hugo is now the youngest ever winner in the franchise.
Hugo’s performance can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?