THAT first audition - The now infamous Paul Potts Audition for Britain's Got Talent in Cardiff, Wales. One of the most watched Youtube videos of all time!!


The infamous Paul Potts audition for Britain's Got Talent was televised by ITV in the UK on June 9, 2007. Britain's Got Talent was Simon Cowell's search-for-a-star TV show with the winner getting a chance to perform for the Queen. The actual Paul Potts audition took place at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff on March 17, 2007. Paul Potts walked on stage and was very nervous in his cheap suit. He should not have been because the condensed version of Giacomo Puccini's "Nessun Dorma," he sang received a standing ovation from the audience and praise from the judges. The Paul Potts audition is one of the most watched YouTube videos of all time with over 20 million views as of January 06, 2008.


Watch the Paul Potts audition where he sings Nessun Dorma in a video which has rocketed him to worldwide fame. Click on the Paul Potts Youtube video below to watch.



This Paul Potts audition on Britain’s Got Talent was televised on ITV in the UK on June 9, 2007. The Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff was the actual location for the first audition which was recorded in front of 2000 people on March 17, 2007.