Destiny gets thumbs up from Simon Cowell

Maltese 14-year-old soul singer Destiny Chukunyere gets thumbs up from Simon Cowell after succesfully auditioning on the popular reality talent show Britain's Got Talent

Report By Stefan Paul Galea

Maltese singer gets thumbs up from esteemed music industry critic Simon Cowell, following her audition in one of the most popular reality shows in the world, Britain’s Got Talent which gave fame to artists such as Susan Boyle.

Destiny, the 14-year-old Junior Eurovision winner sang an Aretha Franklin classic, giving her a seal of approval from the judges. 

Simon Cowell said: "Destiny, I've been waiting for someone to come out who we think could be a star and guess who it is? You have soul."

Alesha Dixon declared: "For me that is a knockout. That is one of the hardest songs to sing, and you are 14 and you killed it!"

Destiny said she was taking part in Britain's Got Talent because she would love to perform for the British Royal Family.

Destiny added "My dream is to win, who knows, maybe it'll change my life,"

Her full audition is set to be aired on ITV1 tonight.

Another Maltese artist Marilena, is also reported to have reached an advanced stage in another reality talent show produced by the same production company, 'The X Factor'.