Watch as Tom Jones, 82, leaves 'The Voice' fans teary-eyed with heartbreaking tribute to late wife

'He hasn’t lost that incredible voice of his. And what a moving story about his late wife,' a user said

Watch as Tom Jones, 82, leaves 'The Voice' fans teary-eyed with heartbreaking tribute to late wife
Sir Tom Jones, 82, paid an emotional tribute to his late wife Melinda Trenchard on 'The Voice UK' ([email protected])
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LONDON, UK: Legendary singer Tom Jones in the very first episode of 'The Voice UK' new season made his co-judges emotional after he paid an emotional tribute to his late wife. The Welsh singer, on Saturday, September 3, crooned his song ‘I Won't Crumble With You If You Fall’ in a moving performance.
 
The 82-year-old iconic singer dedicated the song to his late wife Melinda Trenchard, who he lost to cancer in 2016. Social media users did not waste any time praising Sir Tom Jones. Many on the Internet dubbed the award-winning crooner a legend as they shared how emotional they got after listening to the tribute. Sir Tom Jones’ co-judges on the show namely Olly Murs, Anne-Marie, and Will.i.am looked emotional as well while giving their undying attention to Jones’ performance.
 
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‘I try to pick songs that mean a lot to me’

Before making the social media users teary-eyed with his heartfelt performance, Sir Tom Jones said, “Now this song is very important to me. I try to pick songs that mean a lot to me. And this song is trying to tell you that people that you love, sometimes they need to be backed up” adding, “You need to give them strength and encouragement.” Tom met Melinda at the age of 12 and got married to her four years later.
 
After his performance, Jones stated, “My wife, you know, she was dying of lung cancer, so I said, you know, I was always able to fix stuff, to do things if she needed me I was always there.” He continued, “She said, 'Don't crumble with me, don't fall now, you've done everything you can, you must carry on and do what you do.' So I put the song, when I heard it, it was like it was written for this situation. It's a lovely song.” Anne-Marie ended up walking off the set later describing it as “one of the best moments” of her life.

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‘He hasn’t lost that incredible voice of his’

Social media users took to Twitter to share how emotional they got after Tom Jones performance. “Sir Tom Jones there making the country cry”, said one user as another posted, “The best thing about #TheVoiceUK is always when Sir Tom Jones performs. That was such a beautiful performance. He hasn’t lost that incredible voice of his. And what a moving story about his late wife.” Another chimed in, “I'm absolutely sobbing. What an absolute beautiful man is Sir Tom Jones. That was such a beautiful moment.”
 
The next one tweeted, “Sir Tom jones , my god what a voice you have !! I'll never know a person of your age to have such a magical voice,  your a legend  and I love ya.”  Meanwhile, another shared, “Lord almighty Sir Tom Jones still has it that song had me in tears.” One user added, “Well that was powerful & emotional from the great Sir Tom Jones, not just the song but his words after it. Beautiful.” And, another concluded,” Sir Tom Jones talking about his wife and why that song meant so much to him. I'm done.”

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