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Singing priest Father Ray Kelly voted off Britain's Got Talent

Father Ray Kelly was knocked out of Britain's Got Talent on Friday night's semi-final. 

Declan Donnelly announced that Mandy Muden, the magician, had taken the last spot in the top three and the priest applauded her. 

Fr Kelly's final song was 'Go Rest High on That Mountain' by Vince Gill which he sang wearing his dog collar and standing in front of a set made up of stained glass windows and a church-style choir in white robes. 

Nicknamed 'the singing priest', Father Ray Kelly recently entered the Christian and Gospel Official album chart due to his success on Britain's Got Talent, which started by him singing Everybody Hurts by R.E.M. 

He spoke to Premier at the time about being pleased about being a person of faith in the media who was getting a positive reaction: "The days are gone when priests are on a pedestal and untouchable and unseeable - they're just ordinary guys trying to get on and do their jobs the best they can."

Before entering Britain's Got Talent, he was a casual singer being asked to sing at weddings and joining in local competitions until a video of him singing Hallelujah was a hit on youtube and now has 61,529,480 views, leading to him securing a record deal with Universal Music Ireland. 

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