Ten months after being crowned X Factor victor 2009, Joe Mcelderry returns with the most anticipated pop album of the year, Wide Awake
. Debuting with the infectious first single, "Ambitions", 19 year old Joe shows off his incredible new sound. From the searing ballad, "Superman" to the pounding pop stomper "Real Late Starter", and Joe’s personal favourite "Someone Wake Me Up", Joe McElderry’s first album even manages to channel the spirit of "Don’t Stop Believin". Recorded over eight months with producers Ray Hedges (Take That) and Richard Stannard aka, Biff (Spice Girls, Kylie Minogue and Hurts), Wide Awake
offers a collection of feel good pop hits.
Joe McElderry had a sensational year since being crowned The X Factor champion, reaching number one with his debut single, The Climb
which was nominated for Best British Single at the Brit Awards 2010, he headlined The X Factor tour 2010 and performed live at Radio 1’s Big Weekend festival. Joe is an ambassador for the Teenage Cancer Trust and was also nominated for Best Newcomer at the BT Digital Music Awards.