Tom’s unassuming nature, quiet confidence and bubbly personality won him an Army of new fans and Global supporters throwout series 15 of BGT with show stopping performances of Oscar-winning ‘Writing’s on the Wall’ (Sam Smith), 'Rise Like a Phoenix' (Conchita Wurst) & 'I, Who Have Nothing' (Tom Jones).
With standing ovations and rapturous applause from judges and audience at every stage and performance of the competition, millions of views and posts stacked up online in support of the young secondary school teacher who had previously spent years dedicating himself to teaching and encouraging youngsters to be all they can be in music & drama. Eventually finishing 3rd on the UK’s biggest TV Talent show, the very next day, Tom returned to his role as a teacher with the intent of seeing out the term and not letting his students down.
Tom is now committed to developing himself as a professional recording & touring artist and progressing an exciting career on both stage & screen. Having supported Multi-Platinum Selling legend, Michael Ball at a sold out London Palladium and fresh from performing across Europe and America, the powerhouse has recently taken on his next adventure, America.
In 2023, Tom was invited to take part in an exciting brand new Global Show labelled ‘All Stars’. Sold as ‘The best of the best, of the best’ by music mogul Simon Cowell. ‘America’s Got Talent All Stars’ see’s the winners and favourite acts from ‘Got Talents’ from all over the World take part in an World class competition in Hollywood to be crowned the ultimate All Star.
Remaining his unassuming and endearing self, tom took to the World stage performing his own version of Simon & Garfunkels hit ‘The Sound of Silence’ & brought the live crowd and all judges to their feet with a show stopping performance commanding the first ever, ‘group Golden buzzer’ guaranteeing his seat at the table in the finals featuring some of the most talented acts on Earth…. (To be continued) Be sure to keep an eye on Tom’s progress via social media channels.
Tom who is type 1 diabetic and also a Diabetes UK Ambassador, grew up singing and performing from the age 8. Having described finding his love for music as an escapism to his diagnoses, Tom found himself in local theatre groups, developing his voice at any given opportunity. Tom had pursued his involvement in music to University where he gained a degree in Musical Theatre and then onward inspiring and teaching young children Music and drama. Since his participation in BGT, Tom pledged to continue to help guide and inspire the next generation by launching his own online music school - 'Tom Ball’s Rising Stars'.
What they say...
“Remarkable, unbelievable and unforgettable, One of the best singers we’ve had in 16 years” - Amanda Holden
“You are utterly amazing, you’ll be a leading name in the West End & Broadway” - Simon Cowell
“Exceptional, a voice from outer space” - David Williams
“Remarkable, Really, Really Special” - Simon Cowell
“Sensational” - This Morning
“Extraordinary” - ITV
“Captured the hearts of the Nation” - Metro
“Incredible” - Daily Mail
“Powerhouse” - The Sun
“Just Fantastic” - BBC Radio 2 (Michael Ball)