The single's position in the charts gradually lowered during that time. Paul was born in Toronto on January 25, 1945 and raised at 111 Heath Street West, Toronto. [citation needed], In 2012 he joined the cast of Mount Pleasant in its second series. They previously worked together to create a similar show with Leon Jackson. He also was a guest star in Britain's Got Talent: the Live Tour 2009 and he said that Nottingham was his favourite on 20 June 2009. [4] In his audition, he danced to "Drop" (Timbaland featuring Magoo & Fatman Scoop), receiving a yes vote from all three judges. ... Muskoka riding clubs, and spent 25 years living on Lake Menomonee, where he was a great support to his mother in her final years. [17][18][19], On 23 January 2009, Sampson helped to promote the new Nokia 5800 phone in London's Regent Street. An hour before the final started he changed his mind and, after consulting Simon Cowell, opted to re-perform his winning act from the semi-final. [12], Simon Cowell initially planned to release only dance videos, but he wanted to do more. Also in September, he starred in the first all-British 3D feature film StreetDance 3D (alongside dance groups Diversity and Flawless), in which he plays a character called Eddie, released May 2010. The Mint Royale version of "Singin' in the Rain" went to number 1 in the UK on download sales alone in the week following Sampson's performance[8] and Cowell's label Syco had several requests for a video. Paul George Sampson Paul was born in Toronto on January 25, 1945 and raised at 111 Heath Street West, Toronto. [2] He is an official ambassador of the United Dance Organisation.[3]. In 2008, George Sampson successfully got through the first round of Britain's Got Talent series 2 auditions by dancing to "Rock This Party (Everybody Dance Now)". [10][11], On 18 November 2008, it was announced that Cowell's record company and Bebo would work together to make an online television show called Follow My Lead, which would include some dance move tutorials by Sampson, but also a behind-the-scenes view of events and rehearsals. He acted again in season four of Mount Pleasant but later left the role. On 16 November, Sampson was featured in the CBBC Newsround special Whose Side Are You On? "There's no way I'd ever give up dancing. and claims that his doctor has said he's allowed to dance[citation needed]. On 7 and 14 March, he hosted a 'Street Dance Weekend' at the Alton Towers Resort as part of their new family-themed weekends, alongside street crew Flava. Of his new role, he said: "This year is getting better and better - Into the Hoods show is funky and young and I love the music in it – I can't wait to get dancing on that stage!" He is the youngest solo act to have won Britain's Got Talent, and has gone on to have a successful career in dancing, acting and also as a presenter. This experience made Sampson determined to re-audition the following year and prove Holden and Morgan wrong. He discovered he'd be auditioning for the first series of Britain's Got Talent only when he arrived. Into the Hoods played at the Novello Theatre in London and features music from popular artists such as Gorillaz, Massive Attack, Basement Jaxx and many more. Sampson's first appearance was in Series 1 of Britain's Got Talent. In September 2019, Sampson returned to Britain's Got Talent as a contestant in Britain's Got Talent: The Champions. Born in Warrington, Cheshire, in 1993, Sampson began performing at a young age, despite suffering from the rare bone condition Scheuermann's disease. Sampson appeared as one of the lost boys. See more ideas about George sampson, George, Body language. Paul was educated in Toronto first at the Brown School, followed by his secondary schooling at Upper Canada College, and then “cram schools” Thornton Hall and Jarvis Collegiate. [31], Sampson won the under-16 category in the United Dance Organisation's 2007 World Street Dance championships. George also starred in a pantomime, as Jack, in Jack and the Beanstalk at The Playhouse Theatre in Weston-super-Mare. At age 13 he auditioned with Timbaland's "Drop" on the first series of Simon Cowell's talent show, but failed to make it to the live stages. The 26-year-old dancer, who won the 2008 series of … He won the second series of Britain's Got Talent in 2008 at the age of 14.. George Sampson stole the hearts of the nation when he appeared on Britain's Got Talent aged just 14. On 20 July 2008, Sampson was a guest on stage at the T4 on the Beach music festival at Weston-super-Mare beach teaching presenters Steve Jones and Rick Edwards how to dance. He then came top in the audience's vote in his semi-final with his arrangement of Mint Royale's big beat remix of "Singin' in the Rain", complete with an artificial rain machine on-stage, a formula that had previously been produced in a television advertisement for the Volkswagen Golf GTI. He participated in the 4th semi final but did not receive enough votes to progress to the final. He was also scheduled to make an appearance in Legoland Windsor on 18 July as part of "Legoland Live."[28]. Dec 28, 2012 - Explore Connie O'Brien's board "George Sampson" on Pinterest. [7] An hour before the final started he changed his mind and, after consulting Simon Cowell, opted to re-perform his winning act from the semi-final.[6]. [13] After an early fault that meant the single couldn't be downloaded from iTunes for two days,[14] the single finally debuted at number 30 in the UK Singles Chart[15] and remained listed for 4 weeks.