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Will Simon Cowell sign town singer Charlie?
9:42am Wednesday 4th June 2008 in Search
SINGING sensation Charlie Green is facing an exciting wait to see if pop mogul Simon Cowell will sign him up - as other record labels wait in the wings.
The Green family are in talks with other labels who are keen to snap up the talented Westacre Middle School pupil.
However, after appearing on ITV's Britain's Got Talent, it is Simon Cowell who gets first refusal on the 11-year-old.
Charlie has wasted no time in moving on from his semi-final exit last week, putting in a host of television and radio appearances across the country.
The youngster, who lives with his mum and dad in Coppice Way, made it to the top three of the semi-final on Wednesday, but was voted out after the show's judges, Amanda Holden and Piers Morgan, chose martial arts act Strike ahead of him.
Their votes cancelled out Simon Cowell's, who had previously named Charlie as the act to go through.
"We are in talks with some record labels who seem very keen to step in once we know what Simon is going to do."Charlie Green's dad Roger
All three judges slated his choice of song - an original composition called All I Wanna Do Is Sing, penned by family friend Cedric Whitehouse.
Dad Roger said: "We chose the song because we wanted to show off all of Charlie's talents and thought that the song was the best to do that. He coped really well and we were very proud of him.
"He has spent the week singing on TV and radio and has also been recording songs as well. We are in talks with some record labels who seem very keen to step in once we know what Simon is going to do. We will be talking to people as soon as we can. Simon gets first choice to sign Charlie so we are just having to wait and see if anything comes from it. It is a very exciting time for Charlie."