Thomas Anthony Parker, a member of the British boy band The Wanted, died on 30th March Wednesday at the young age of 33. He was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor in October 2020 and he even updated his fans about his worsening health soon after being diagnosed with a tumor.
Tom Parker’s Musical Journey
All know how popular Tom Parker was but only a few people know that he faced a bruising rejection at the start of his career. Tom Parker participated in the ITV talent show The X Factor when he was just 16 years old. But he was thrown out of the show and the rejection had a deep impact on Tom Parker.
“I didn’t sing for two years”, said Tom Parker while recalling his rejection. He said that the rejection shattered him. He was thrown out even before reaching the first round of the competition.
The turning point in his life came in 2009 when he formed The Wanted. Their debut album came the following year and it received a huge response from the audience. And then came the biggest recognition in the 2010 BBC Radio 1’s Teen Awards in London where they gave a live … Read the rest