Britain’s Got Talent star scores record deal at 13 years of age

The teenager is set for stardom

Britain’s Got Talent youngster Beau Dermott has landed a record deal.

The 13-year-old performed a show-stopping rendition of Defying Gravity from hit musical Wicked on last year’s series.

What’s more, the teen has had her voice insured by Lloyds of London for a whopping £1m.

Beau didn’t win but has landed a mega record deal (Credit: Wenn)

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The BGT finalist was chosen as Amanda Holden’s golden buzzer act, shooting her straight to the live finals.

Unfortunately she lost out to magician Richard Jones.

But now, Decca Records have scooped her up, and the star is set to release her debut album Brave later on this year.

Amanda Holden reaches for the Golden Buzzer after watching Beau perform (Credit: Wenn)

“Beau’s voice is one in a million – and that’s why it needs insuring! Having such an incredible talent at such a young age is truly remarkable, and we’re looking forward to working with Beau as she develops into a young star,” said Tom Lewis, Director of A&R at Decca.

Beau has said that she was inspired by The Sound of Music.

“I watched it on repeat again and again. I just loved the sound of Julie Andrews’ voice, and I’d sit on the floor and sing along. And I soon discovered I loved to sing for my own enjoyment,” she said.

The star was recently hand-picked by Dame Vera Lynn to open her 100th birthday bash at the London Palladium.

Posting to her Instagram account after she performed, Beau wrote: “What an honour to have opened the show at The London Palladium for Dame Vera Lynn’s 100th Birthday Celebration in front of Her Majesty The Queen of England!

“So grateful to have met so many lovely talented people on this very special night”.

The teen won over the BGT judges after showing off her incredibly voice (Credit: Wenn)

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Of course, her album will include the Wicked song that millions will know her for, as well as Mulan’s Reflection.

Beau has also recorded a touching version of Tears In Heaven by Eric Clapton, and When you Wish Upon a Star from Disney’s Pinocchio.

As well as covers, she is also releasing an original song called Brave.

It will be out on August 25.

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