From The X Factor vault: Wagner baffles Simon Cowell with his Elton John mash-up

"It's very different, but it's very Wagner," said mentor Louis Walsh as his act played around with two Elton classics during the 2010 series

As we wait for the 2015 series of The X Factor to get underway, it seems only right to dig out some classic moments from The X Factor vault. And who else to start with but 2010 contestant Wagner? 


Whether you loved him, loathed him, called him Wagner or Vargner, it’s safe to say, you’ve not forgotten him. 

Wagner brought his very own sense of style to the stage, which led to this somewhat bonkers mash-up of Elton John’s I’m Still Standing and Circle of Life. 


Hey, he still ended up sixth…