Ex Unemployed Baker Sings “You Raise Me Up” On The Streets Of Holland

Martin Hurkens, a talented opera singer hailing from Holland, had an unexpected journey to stardom that began when he entered the Dutch TV show “Holland’s Got Talent” in 2010. Despite his initial doubts, Martin’s daughter convinced him to give it a shot, and he took the plunge into what would become a life-changing experience.

Surprising himself and many others, Martin progressed through the competition and found himself in the final showdown against Elastic Double, an impressive dance duo. To his astonishment, Martin emerged victorious, claiming the top spot in the competition.

Martin’s exceptional vocal abilities, showcased in performances like “You Raise Me Up” and “Ave Maria,” quickly garnered attention, leading to numerous requests for performances at various venues and events. His rendition of “You Raise Me Up” went viral on social media, propelling him into the international spotlight and earning him invitations to perform in countries like China, Taiwan, and Japan.

Despite his newfound fame, Martin remains humble and grateful for the opportunities that have come his way. His captivating performances continue to captivate audiences worldwide, as he shares his extraordinary talent with the world. Follow Martin on Facebook to stay updated on his latest endeavors and to experience the magic of his music.


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