DONEL Mangena wowed the nation and scored a standing ovation after his jaw-dropping audition on The Voice UK.
Donel Mangena is a 16-year-old aspiring singer from Southampton.
He told The Voice producers that his Dad is his inspiration, the father-and-son duo have a studio at their house.
His rendition of Pharell Williams’ Happy sealed his spot in the final.
Will.I.Am revealed that Donel had been invited to perform at the Queen’s birthday party:”Donel is a really special artist, he’s fantastic. “He had only performed three times on TV and he gets that. Do you know how many times we’ve had to perform and we ain’t got no letter!”
Donel was runner-up to winner Ruti Olajugbagbe.