He blew away the judges, including Simon Cowell, with his very first performance and went on to win the competition. He's been on quite a ride since, and recently released his first album, titled "One Chance."
"I keep waiting for someone to pinch me and say 'Wake up, Paul, it's time for work - you're late again.' I feel like I'm on a rollercoaster - a white knuckle ride into the unknown. And I don't want to get off!" Potts writes on his Web site.
During his visit to The Saturday Early Show, Potts performed Christmas favorites "O Holy Night" and "Ave Maria."
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