Luke Fincher picks up the prize for Search for a Star Talent Competition

Singer wins talent show

Singer wins talent show

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A singer songwriter won first prize in a talent competition.

Luke Fincher, 18, won the £350 prize at the Search for a Star Talent Competition at The Martlets Shopping Centre in Burgess Hill.

He squeezed in his winning performance during his lunch break from work, performing his song Ghost.

He said: “I started writing music five years ago and I wrote this song after losing my uncle so it is a very emotional song for me to perform.

“I would like to thank the judges for choosing me as the winner. I am chuffed to bits.”

The panel of judges included Ian Goodridge, The Martlets Shopping Centre manager, Rick Daley, from Bright FM, and Andy Penfold, a Simon Cowell lookalike.

Second place and £100 went to Joshua Gander, who performed a rendition of Marry You by Bruno Mars.

Harry Dawes took home £50 and third place for his rendition of Adele’s Set Fire To The Rain.

The show attracted performers aged 10 to 80.

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8:54am Wed 23 Jul 14

chrismilo says...

He would have done better if he had sung "Far away" Lol
Another breaking News story
He would have done better if he had sung "Far away" Lol Another breaking News story chrismilo
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10:42am Wed 23 Jul 14

stevo!! says...

"Andy Penfold, a Simon Cowell lookalike. "

Haha!
"Andy Penfold, a Simon Cowell lookalike. " Haha! stevo!!
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