Father Ray Kelly, Ireland's beloved singing priest, has just given an epic performance in Britain's Got Talent semi-finals!
Father Ray Kelly, the Irish priest who became a singing sensation in 2014 after a video of him singing Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah at a wedding went viral, has just given a simply stunning performance in the semi-finals of Britain's Got Talent.
What was Father Ray Kelly's BGT semi-final song?
He wowed the judges and viewers with a rendition of Vince Gill's Go Rest High on That Mountain.
Go Rest High on That Mountain originally done by Vince Gill https://t.co/eJfGG3bvWe— Father Ray Kelly (@fatherraykelly) June 1, 2018
As the BGT team put it themselves, he took everyone to church! Now we just have to pray that he'll be voted through to the final round on Sunday. *See below for update
As you might expect, fans are getting quite emotional:
well mammy was irish she passed a very traumatic death but to hear you is music to me ears .Reminding me of all the love and good that is in Eire.THANK YOU SO MUCH FATHER KELLY .MY MAMMY WOULD OF BEEN SO PROUD WE LOVE YOU VERY MUCH ALWAYSX— nicktubechannel (@nicktubechannel) June 1, 2018
Back in April, he positively stunned Simon Cowell with his moving performance of REM's Everybody Hurts:
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And, of course, here's the video that shot the 64-year-old singing sensation (who as his main job is a priest in County Meath) to fame:
*UPDATE: Father Kelly, unfortunately, did not make it to the finals, best by acts Mickey P. Kerr and The Giang Brothers.
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