See Joe McElderry wow staff at South Tyneside District Hospital during Clap for Carers

South Shields singing sensation Joe McElderry was the perfect pick-me-up for hospital staff.

Thursday, 23rd April 2020, 9:35 pm
Updated Thursday, 23rd April 2020, 9:47 pm

The X Factor winner performed outside South Tyneside District Hospital during this evening’s national Clap for Carers.

Joe, 28, sang The Climb, his chart-topping debut single, released after he won the ITV show in 2009.

Health worker Michael Kent, 37, caught the impromptu performance on video.

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“It was a real surprise,” he said.

“It was great of Joe to come along and show his support.”

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