Joe McElderry is a British singer and actor who rose to fame after winning the sixth series of the popular TV singing competition, The X Factor, in 2009. His first single “The Climb” reached number one on both the UK Singles Chart and the Irish Singles Charts.
In addition to his successful music career, McElderry has also appeared in a number of stage productions, including the lead role in the UK tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and the title role in the UK tour of Tommy.
McElderry has also been involved in several charity campaigns and events, including the Great North Run, which he has run multiple times to raise money for various charities.
He continues to perform and release music and is regarded as one of the most successful contestants to emerge from The X Factor.
Is Joe McElderry still performing?
He continues to pursue his music and acting career. Since winning the sixth series of the British television singing competition, The X Factor, in 2009, he has released several albums, appeared in various stage productions, and continued to perform and tour.
Who came second to Joe McElderry?
Joe McElderry won the sixth series of the UK version of the singing competition show “The X Factor” in 2009. In that series, Olly Murs came second to Joe McElderry.