Britain’s Got Talent

It’s the return of Britain’s Got Talent! For the 2014 series, Simon Cowell returns, joined by Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and loveable Little Britain star David Walliams!

Susan Boyle performs Wish You Were Here on Children In Need VIDEO

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Susan Boyle always likes to lend her celebrity status to help a good cause and tonight the Britain’s Got Talent star made an appearance on BBC One’s Children In Need.

We love it when the Scottish singer takes on a song that not’s typically from her repertoire and puts her own spin on it and tonight she did just that as she performed Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here on the live telethon.

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Britain’s Got Talent: Remember Connie Talbot? Hear her beautiful Poppy Appeal cover of Alesso’s Heroes VIDEO

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If you’re a fan of Britain’s Got Talent, you will probably remember that in 2007, the then 6-year-old Connie Talbot reached the final and there wasn’t a dry eye in any British house as she charmed the nation, and who can forget her emotional version of Somewhere Over The Rainbow.

The video of her performance went viral on YouTube – scoring over 145 million views – and though you may not have heard much about or from Connie in the intervening years, she has in fact released successful albums while of course keeping up with her school work… Read more & comment »

BGT star Susan Boyle plans to adopt a child, saying, “I have so much to give”

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Former Britain’s Got Talent star Susan Boyle has revealed that she’s planning to adopt “an underprivileged child” in order to give the child everything that she herself never had while growing up.

Susan – who was only recently diagnosed as having Asperger’s syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder that affects language and behavioural development in children – revealed, “I’ve been considering it for about a year now… Read more & comment »

BGT judge David Walliams’ book Awful Auntie tops best-seller lists as he gets risqué with Simon Cowell online!

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It’s been revealed today that Britain’s Got Talent judge David Walliams’ latest book, Awful Auntie, has become the fastest-selling book of the year so far, having sold around 100,000 copies since it was released a fortnight ago. Read more & comment »

Review David Walliams’ book Awful Auntie – David gets it right again!

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David Walliams keeps getting better as an author, and ‘Awful Auntie’ proves a new direction.

This post was written by guest blogger psychologist and TV showbiz observer D Cohen. Catch up on Twitter here!

When he started out as an author, David said he would not mix his novels with fiction or fantasy… Read more & comment »

David Walliams says Simon Cowell will sack him from BGT after birthday party antics

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As we reported earlier, X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent boss Simon Cowell was treated to a surprise 55th birthday party by his partner Lauren Silverman this week…

The guest list read like a showbiz Who’s Who, with of course all of Simon’s closest colleagues and friends attending, such as Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and her husband Jean-Bernard – who may be set to announce some exciting news – and BGT judges David Walliams, Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon. Read more & comment »

David Walliams to QUIT Britain’s Got Talent as he announces role in new BBC drama, Partners in Crime?

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Within days of the last series of Britain’s Got Talent ending – Collabro of course won – show boss Simon Cowell revealed that ahead of the talent quest’s new run, he plans to make changes to the format and possibly the judging panel too…

So of course, rumour was then rife regarding which, if any, of the BGT judges would return in 2014, and David Walliams added fuel to the fire by tweeting a ‘goodbye’ to Cowell. Read more & comment »

Would Amanda Holden ever join Simon Cowell on his ex-fest annual holiday? “God no!” says BGT judge

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If you’re a fan of X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent boss Simon Cowell, you’re probably aware that every year, he takes a whole host of pals on holiday aboard his luxury yacht…

And given that many of said pals are in fact ex-girlfriends – such as Sinitta, Jackie St Clair and his former fiancé Mezghan Hussainy – these jollies have been dubbed “ex-fest” hols, mostly it has to be said, by me. Read more & comment »

BGT star Susan Boyle announces sixth album ‘Hope’ #Woohoo!

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There’s fabulous news for fans of Britain’s Got Talent star Susan Boyle as she has just announced her sixth album – which is entitled ‘Hope’ – will be released next month.

The album is however available to pre-order from tomorrow, and as the new offering will feature Susan singing classic hits such as Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here and Simon & Garfunkel’s haunting Bridge Over Troubled Water, we are going to be among the first to make sure we’ve got our copy on order. Read more & comment »

Britain’s Got Talent judge Amanda Holden’s worried she’ll say “something inappropriate” during This Morning stint

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Fans of Britain’s Got Talent judge Amanda Holden will no doubt be aware that she’s set to fill in for This Morning host Holly Willoughby on the ITV daytime show while she’s away on maternity leave…

And though of course Amanda is happy and comfortable in front of the cameras, it seems she’s a tad worried that she might forget the show airs live and therefore make an “inappropriate remark” or a similar gaffe that could land her in hot water with ITV bosses. Read more & comment »