I decided that I had to watch Britain's got talent tonight to see who would win, and actually I couldn't think of any act that deserved to win more than Paul Potts.
To see Paul, a shy, retiring and quiet man who has, by his own admission, lacked confidence all his life, come completely to life, stand a foot taller in stage when singing, was an absolute joy to behold.
Interestingly, you could see Simon Cowell's eyes absolutely light up when Paul Potts sang, which is why he was so keen to announce Paul would be releasing an album very soon.
So well done to ITV, Simon Cowell and Paul Potts. Yes, Britain's got talent.
Update : See his first performance from the heats of Britain's got talent below. When I first saw it I was convinced he was not going to have any talent at all. How wrong could
Click on the YouTube video HERE.