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Katherine Heslop

Calum Scott's life as fans mistake him for Robbie Williams during Coronation Concert

The Coronation Concert at Windsor Castle held many memorable moments last night, from Miss Piggy crushing on host Hugh Bonneville, to Prince George and Princess Charlotte's adorable reactions.

The 20,000 strong crowed were treated to performances by Katy Petty, Lionel Richie, Paloma Faith and more, to mark King Charles' Coronation on Saturday.

Take That also delighted the crowds, bringing on Britain's Got Talent star Calum Scott to join remaining members Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald to sing hit Greatest Day, along with Robin Schulz.

However some over excited fans thought the Never Forget singers were about to bring on former band member Robbie Williams, who has performed sporadically with the group since he left in 1995.

Gary Barlow and Calum Scott perform on stage during the Coronation Concert (Leon Neal/Getty Images)

Calum said he "bawled his eyes out" after singing in front of the royals, telling Lorraine Kelly: "I'll tell you because of the nervous energy I had after I'd been on, I just bawled my eyes out backstage and just cried.

"But I think it's because you know the magnitude of that gig and you're performing for the actual King, in his actual back garden. It's just ridiculous."

After Calum's once in a lifetime performance, we've taken a look at the the singer's life away from the stage.

Calum Scott performing on Britain's Got Talent (Syco / Thames / Corbis)

Previously a council worker, Calum found fame in 2015 when he auditioned on Britain's Got Talent, receiving Simon Cowell's golden buzzer for his version of Robyn's hit, Dancing On My Own.

His performance went viral and his cover climbed to number two in the UK Chart, going platinum.

Since then he has performed on Strictly Come Dancing, James Corden's The Late Late Show in America and The Voice Germany.

Calum has been open about his struggles with mental health, and urged society to take mental health more seriously.

In August, he revealed how therapy helped him after going through a "dark time."

Sharing a video on Instagram, the performer said: "When I was in my early 20s, I'd been through quite a lot already. Suppressed my feelings about my sexuality, suppressed my feelings about a lot of other things."

"And that made me hate myself. I hated myself for being gay, I hated myself for the way I looked, who I'd become. In that dark time, there was a moment when I'd nearly thrown my life away."

Calum said he turned to his mum, "the angel of my life", who gave him the confidence to seek therapy.

Coronation Concert viewers mistook Calum for Robbie Williams to start with (Getty Images)

"I went to therapy, I went to therapy every week till I felt better and never looked back," he said.

He urged everyone to "talk more", and reassured fans there is a "light at the end of the tunnel."

Calum, who is gay, said he used to "suppress how I felt about my sexuality."

Speaking to Metro, Calum said: I’m from Hull and the mentality is very much that you don’t talk about your feelings, otherwise you’re soft."

"I’m a very sensitive boy so it was a bit of a challenge trying to navigate that."

Calum Scott has has had an incredible rise to fame (Getty Images)
Superstar Ed Sheeran is a supporter (

"Luckily my mum is an absolute diamond and helped me but I lost all of my friends when I confided how I was feeling."

This led Calum to suppress his feelings, which went on through his teenage years and the majority of his twenties.

Calum counts superstar Ed Sheeran as one of his supporters, following the release of his album Bridges in June.

He told The Sun: “We released it to mark Pride month and the reaction has just been insane. Ed creeped into the DMs. He said it made him well up and that he thought it was so beautiful."

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