A TALENTED youngster from Glasgow is a star in the making after powering his way through to the second round of TV’s Britain’s Got Talent.

Kerr James appeared on the popular talent show on Saturday.

The 12-year-old performed a rendition of Try a Little Tenderness by Otis Redding.

Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon, David Walliams and Simon Cowell, who are back for the latest series, shared touching words of encouragement with Kerr before his performance.

Alesha calmed the youngster’s nerves by saying: “We are with you, we wish you the best of luck, go for it!”

After blowing the judges away with his beyond-his-years vocals, Kerr an invitation to the next round.

David said: “It was great! You were a great performer as well.”

Amanda added: “Your whole body was in that song, that was an amazing performance.”

Simon Cowell commented: “You came out with this energy and optimism. You’re really good when you’re different and you stand out.”

Kerr’s parents Robert and Kirsty waited at side of stage with Ant and Dec.

The pair described themselves as “the oldest roadies in town” due to the fact they have carry their son’s keyboard around Scotland for his gigs.

Kerr has already made a name for himself having started onstage doing musical theatre, including Oliver in an Apollo Players production at the Pavilion Theatre.

After discovering his love of music, he has graced the stages of the Barrowland Ballroom, King Tut’s and the Evening Times very own Streets Ahead and Glasgow Community Champion Awards back in 2017.

Kerr cut his teeth on Buchanan Street where he first started busking.