Britain's Got Talent judges and audience members were left in tears on Saturday (April 15) night after a performance by The Missing People Choir.
The Missing People Choir performed Song for Maddy and Lee, written for Lee Boxell, Lee Boxell, who was last seen on his way to a football match in Sutton in 1988, and Madeleine McCann, who went missing while on holiday with her family in Portugal in 2007.
According to Missing People, an independent charity which searches for missing people, an estimated 216,000 individuals were reported missing to UK police forces in the year 2010/11.
The choir included Rachel Edwards, the sister of missing Manic Street Preachers guitarist Richey Edwards.
Mr Edwards mysteriously vanished from a London hotel on February 1, 1995, on the eve of the band’s US tour, he was aged just 27.
Ms Edwards said: “It was a privilege to sing. It was a visible and powerful sign to highlight and remember those who are missing.”
Judge Amanda Holden tells the choir they “did themselves proud” and says she is hopeful the show will help reunite parents with their missing children.
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