Vote as Alex heads to 02

Share this article

Dinnington singing sensation Alex Williams will perform at London’s 02 Arena tomorrow in the national final of the Open Mic UK contest.

Alex, 16, a pupil at Dinnington Comprehensive School has fought off hundreds of regional competitors.

On Saturday he will sing for an audience of thousands with the hope of winning a recording contract and £30,000 investment.

Judges include Dane Bowers, Shola Ama and top industry figures. There is also a public vote.

To vote for Alex text open53 to 86222. Texts cost £1. Voting closes today, Friday.