A PAOLO Nutini superfan was left ecstatic after the Scots singer agreed to hitch her for an impromptu singalong to one among his greatest hits.
Maria Ward couldn’t imagine her eyes when she went right into a pub in Limerick, Eire final month and noticed Paolo inside.
The 22-year-old had solely simply watched the Paisley-born star at one among his gigs when she acquired some further time with him shortly afterwards.
Maria, from Leinster, determined to likelihood her luck and requested him if he would sing his hit music Sweet together with her and was overjoyed when he agreed.
Video reveals Paolo, from Paisley Renfrewshire, placing her arm round Maria as she sings his music again to him whereas clutching onto a wine glass.
Paolo then begins to hitch in because the pair serenade one another on the road surrounded by punters.
The singer who lately celebrated seeing his newest album ‘Final Night time within the Bittersweet’ hit primary then went even additional than simply singing with Maria.
He invited the younger fan and her mates to his subsequent live performance two days later in Dublin after they advised him how a lot that they had loved his gig in Limerick.
Maria posted the clip to TikTok on Tuesday, writing: “12-year-old me is screaming.”
The video has gained over 600,000 views and greater than 38,000 likes from Paolo followers.
A whole lot of viewers left feedback on the video telling Maria how fortunate she was to fulfill her idol.
One mentioned: “He’s an absolute gent, met him earlier than too.”
One other mentioned: “I really like him a lot, fortunate you.”
A 3rd mentioned: “Why can’t this occur to me?”
One other mentioned: “She’s a beautiful voice.”
A fifth mentioned: “Attractive Maria, I feel he was the fortunate one to sing with you.”
Talking in the present day, Maria mentioned: “Myself and my mates have all been huge followers of Paolo since we have been 12.
“My mum would play the CD within the automotive and we’d sing alongside so we have been so completely happy after we acquired the tickets to his live performance in Limerick.
“After the live performance, we went to a pub and Paolo was there.
“We have been so starstruck however he was so right down to earth.
“We have been chatting and he was chatting with us as if he had recognized us for years.
“I advised him that I had truly sung Sweet for one among my college exams and requested if he would sing a verse with me.
“He disappeared and was making time for plenty of folks however then he got here again over and we sang a verse collectively.
“He then invited us to his gig in Dublin and mentioned we’d be welcome if we want to go, he mentioned he would put us on the checklist.
“We went to Dublin and had somewhat panic pondering what if he forgot to place us on the checklist however he hadn’t and we have been proper up shut, it was unbelievable.
“Paolo was actually pretty and it was a dream come true to fulfill him, he was giving a lot of recommendation to folks and mentioned if you wish to be a singer then it’s worthwhile to give it your all.
“They are saying don’t meet your heroes however Paolo was class.”
This isn’t the primary time that Paolo has hit the headlines throughout his tour in Eire as he was filmed accepting a Guinness on stage by a fan.