tom andrews ellen degeneres Ellen DeGeneres signs Tom Andrews to her record labelMove over, Greyson Michael Chance. There’s a new Ellen DeGeneres find in town.

Tom Andrews is a 16-year-old singer from the United Kingdom. He makes his television debut on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Thursday (Sept. 16). DeGeneres just signed Andrews to her label eleveneleven, which she launched in May 2010 after she signed YouTube sensation Greyson Michael Chance, whose album is due out in the fall.

]]>Ellen: Well, this is fun for me but I think it’s going to be fun everybody else.  We see people come on the scene but now we get to watch you from the very beginning, all the way through your career. So it’s fun for all of us to watch this happen to. You are 16-years-old and I just called you of the blue at home and I said, Hi, I’m Ellen and come here (to the show.) So, here you are. Tom: Here I am. Ellen: You just started singing. How long ago? Tom: 3 years ago. When I was 13. My mom saw an ad in a newspaper it was just for a singing contest and she said, why don’t you enter it will be fun so I did…I sung  “Let it Be” and the guy said ,where are your parents? You are amazing…I need to ring them.  I was like really? In the final I sang “Bohemia Rhapsody” in front of 900 people… Follow Zap2it and Zap2it Andrea on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news. Photo credit: Michael Rozman/Warner Bros.

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