Britain's Got Talent 2017: Destiny Chukunyere wows with Aretha Franklin cover

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14-year-old Destiny Chukunyere wowed the Britain's Got Talent 2017 judges in tonight's show.

Destiny is a 14 year old school girl from Malta who loves soul and gospel and started singing four years ago in school.


Since then she's already enjoyed some success; in 2015 she entered and won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.

Her dream is to have a global singing career and to perform in front of Simon Cowell, the latter half of which she accomplished tonight.

"I came to Britain's Got Talent because I would love to perform for the British Royal Family, it'd be an honour for me," Destiny said on this evening's episode.

"My dream is to win, who knows, maybe it'll change my life," added the teenager.

On stage Destiny said she was "excited but nervous" as she named the likes of Beyonce and Aretha Franklin as her inspiration.


And it was an Aretha track that Destiny took on for her audition, belting out Think for the panel.

Alesha Dixon declared: "For me that is a knockout. That is one of the hardest songs to sing, and you are 14 and you killed it!"

David Walliams reacted: "What happened to the shy 14 year old girl from Malta?!"

And Simon Cowell concluded: "Destiny, I've been waiting for someone to come out who we think could be a star and guess who it is? You have soul."

With four yeses, Destiny sailed through to the next round but will she make the live shows? All will be revealed next weekend!

Other acts we meet this weekend are The Pensionaires: Malcolm and Henry perform You Make Me Feel So Young for the Judges, and with even Simon clicking his fingers along to their Audition, will it be 4 yeses for the retired BFFs?

Coventry Dynamite.
Coventry Dynamite.

Plus The sky is the limit for cheerleading squad Coventry Dynamites while we'll also get to watch auditions from singer Leah Barniville, dance group ALLIN Dance Crew and magician TanBA.


Britain's Got Talent 2017 is back on next Saturday, May 27 at 8PM on ITV.

Plus don't forget More Talent straight after on ITV2 from 9:20PM.

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