Jai McDowall (born 24 July 1986, Tarbolton, Ayrshire) is a Scottish singer who won the fifth series of Britain's Got Talent in June 2011. As the winner, he received £100,000 and will perform at the 2011 Royal Variety Performance. McDowall is currently signed to Syco Music, a subdivision of record label giant, Sony Music.
His debut studio album, Believe is to be released on December 12, 2011. A lead single has yet to be confirmed, expected to be released in November 2011. Jai McDowall lives in Tarbolton in Ayrshire, Scotland where he worked as a support worker prior to winning Britain's Got Talent. He was a member of the Ayr Amateur Opera Company and Loudoun Musical Society. He played roles such as Frank in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and Motel in Fiddler on the Roof.
Before his job of looking after young people with disabilities, Jai spent 2 years studying Music and Audio Technology (NC & HNC) at Music and Sound Production Dept, Ayr College, Scotland.