Paddy and Nico beat the odds, overcame injury and apparently quite a serious argument to make their way onto the Britain’s Got Talent stage this evening.
79 year old Paddy was almost forced to pull out of the semi finals last week because she hurt her ribs during rehearsals. She got the all clear from doctors at the last minute and as a result, complained that her subsequent routine was below par and missing some difficult moves. The viewing public didn’t mind and they, along with the judges happily sent the pensioner and her Spanish partner through to the final.
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Tomorrow night, ITV plays host to the Britain’s Got Talent final, and one lucky winner will walk away £250,000 richer and with a guaranteed spot on the billing at this year’s Royal Variety Performance…
But who’s going to be picking up that big fat cheque and learning how to address Our Liz and Phil when they meet them backstage?
Well, we’ve managed to narrow down our top five favourite acts, and we think that Darcy Oake, Bars & Melody, Collabro, James Smith or Paddy Jones are the most likely contenders. Read on »
Fans of Britain’s Got Talent will know that salsa dancing gran Paddy Jones recently suffered an injury to her ribs during rehearsals for the semi-finals, and for several days, it was believed she would not be able to compete in the talent quest’s penultimate rounds…
However, though she’s nearly 80 years old, Paddy was determined to do whatever it took to compete again, and sure enough, after consultation with top London doctors, she was given the all-clear and last week, she and dance partner Nico Espinosa sailed through to the final. Read on »
Paddy and Nico took the last spot in the Britain’s Got Talent final last weekend and in just three days time they are supposed to be performing for the BGT judges for the third time this series, however the pair not even be speaking by the time Saturday rolls around.
It’s been reported that (not for the first time) the Spanish dance pro and salsa sashaying granny have had a bit of a bust up and are barely able to talk to one another without fighting at the moment.
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Fans of Britain’s Got Talent have apparently noticed that we’re not seeing much of presenters Ant and Dec in this year’s series, and having thought about it, it does seem to be the case that their jokey banter from the wings and their backstage interviews with the show’s wannabes have been rather sparingly aired this year…
And it seems that Dec’s family have noticed too! Read on »
Paddy Jones, the salsa dancing pensioner may have been a front runner to win Britain’s Got Talent next weekend but it’s been confirmed this morning that the grandma won’t even get to perform on the semi finals.
The 79 year old performer hit the headlines last month when she and dancing partner Nico won Amanda Holden’s Golden Buzzer spot in the live shows, after performing an amazing and energetic salsa routine at auditions.
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Semi Final Profiles:
NAME – Bars and Melody AGE- 13 & 15
TALENT – Singer and Rapper
JUDGES VOTE – 4 yeses
GOLDEN BUZZER- Simon
BAM have only been together a short while, but have already begun writing songs together. The boys blew the judges away with their own composition of ‘Hopeful’ (originally by Twista ft. Faith Evans) with lyrics they wrote from their own experiences of bullying.
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In tonight’s edition of Britain’s Got Talent, we’re set to see judges Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden choose just 45 acts from the hundreds who auditioned to go through to the show’s semi-finals, which kick off tomorrow (Monday) night on ITV.
However, there are of course four star acts who’ve gone through to the lives already thanks to the judges using their Golden Buzzer shots – and a fifth will be added tonight when Ant and Dec use theirs – and they are Cristian Spiridon, REAformed, Bars & Melody and salsa dancing granny Paddy Jones and her partner Nico Espinosa… Read on »
During last Saturday’s edition of Britain’s Got Talent, show boss Simon Cowell used his Golden Buzzer to put teenaged duo Bars & Melody – who are Leondre Devries and Charlie Lenehan – straight through to the semi-finals of the show…
So they’ve joined REAformed, Cristian Spiridon – who was controversially put through by judge David Walliams – and Paddy & Nico in the ranks of semi-finalists, but will any of them win? Read on »
Britain’s Got Talent is three weeks in and already we have been inundated with some incredibly talented performers.
Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden are once again presiding over the tryouts and already all of them have been moved to tears both of sadness and of laughter as dance troupes, singers and magicians strutted their stuff on the big stage.
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