Rock opera singer who gained international fame for winning the 2011 season of Britain's Got Talent.
He worked as a caretaker for young people with disabilities before auditioning for Britain's Got Talent.
His 2011 debut album, Believe, was a top twenty album in Scotland.
He and his siblings, Lee and Diane, were raised in Tarlbolton, South Ayrshire.
He created controversy by calling Simone Cowell anti-Scottish in 2012.