Video: Tyrone performer shows Louis Walsh what he’s missing after Kodaline cover goes viral

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A Tyrone singer-songwriter has gone viral with the Kodaline cover he uploaded to his Facebook site in thanks for reaching 50,000 followers.

Eglish native, Joseph McVeigh, has been knocking at the door of fame for some years now.

Joe McVeigh is over the moon at reaching 50,000 followers

Joe McVeigh is over the moon at reaching 50,000 followers

His most recent efforts saw him just miss out in Louis Walsh’s search for members of now hit boyband, Hometown.

Not to be put off by Walsh’s decision, the 19-year-old has soldiered on, and his cover of All I Want shows just what the Irish ‘pop guru’ is missing out on.

Shared around the world, the song has attracted masses of praise and has now been shared almost 40,000 times.

Joe is now working with new management and is “in and out of studios writing my [his] own music”.

In a message of thanks to his online followers the young singer said: “Just a post to help me say thank you to all of you who have helped me reach 50’000 followers on Facebook!

“Absolutely crazy to think a year ago my music was virtually going no where.

“I’ve been granted one of the biggest opportunities someone could ask for, And now I’m Currently I’m with a new management, in and out of studios writing my own music for you guys to hear in the very near future, big things are happening and all will be revealed in due course.

“Finally I hope that everyone who follows my music can continue to do so In my ventures ahead I’m overwhelmed by the support shown everywhere. I honestly can’t thank you all enough. To the next 50k and till the next time, all the love, Joe.”