Standing out from the usual trash, hilarity and public embarrassments, one of the genuine highlights from last night’s showing of televised UK singing competition X Factor was 18 year old Aiden Grimshaw from Blackpool, with his original acapella interpretation of Kanye West‘s “Gold Digger.”

Industry mogul Simon Cowell‘s verdict was, “Now that’s what I call a pop star!” whilst fellow judge [and Boyzone manager] Louis Walsh gave his own dubiously ‘cool’ assessment: “You’re like a breath of fresh air… you’ve got your own kind of swagger.”

Whatever he has, it may well be “It”. Press play: