Showtune Sunday: All About Alex Newell!
Former Glee star Alex Newell turns 25 today so it’s a perfect day to celebrate this extraordinary performer. Alex e never had any formal voice lessons before landing the part transgender student Unique Adams on Glee. Newell was among 34,000 to submit an audition video in 2011 for the first season of Oxygen’s The Glee Project. Although he finished as runner-up, producer decided to bring him onto Glee for a few episodes anyway. This led to becoming a regular on the show’s fifth season. Enjoy these powerful performances from this dynamic singer.