Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions continues on ITV tonight – here’s the fifth line up of contestants going head to head.
Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions is the brand new series that brings together Britain and the world’s most talented and memorable contestants from past series of Got Talent.
Acts from across the globe plus the past 13 years of BGT go head to head in the supersized version of the show, competing to be crowned the ultimate champion and walk away with a cash prize and coveted Champions Trophy.
In the heats, each week will see nine acts face off with two acts making it through to the grand finale – the first is a Golden Buzzer act chosen by one of the judges – Amanda Holden, David Walliams, Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden – or Ant and Dec while the second is voted through by the arena audience.
The first episode saw Ukrainian sand artist Kseniya Simonova win the Golden Buzzer from Amanda while American daredevil duo Bello and Annaliese Nock won the superfan vote.
Week two saw German dog act Alexa Lauenburger win Ant and Dec’s golden buzzer and dancers MerseyGirls win the audience vote while in week 3 it was dancers Paddy and Nico who got the golden buzzer from David and illusionist Darcy Oake who made the final with the audience vote.
Last week’s penultimate heat saw father-son dance duo Stavros Flatley win the latest golden buzzer of the series from Simon while Preacher Lawson won the superfan audience vote
Just two spots remain in the final – who will be the acts to take them?
Here’s the line up of acts in tonight’s fifth (September 28) heat…
Tonight’s Britain’s Got Talent contestants
Collabro are a musical theatre singing group and winners of series eight in 2014. They return to Britain’s Got Talent stage for this evening’s Champions heat, singing a cover of Queen’s Who Wants To Live Forever. “Winning Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions would just be the perfect end to a brilliant five years and the start of something completely new for us,” the boys said.
29-year-old Alex Magala grew up Moldova. One of the most dangerous acts we’ve ever seen on the show and winner of Russia’s Got Talent, sword swallower Alex Magala says: “My swords aren’t toys, they’re real. In any moment of my act they can kill me.” For his Champions performance, Alex shocks as he gets David up on stage to help with his daredevil act.
Twist and Pulse
Twist and Pulse – Ashley Glazebrook and Glen Murphy – were runners up on series of Britain’s Got Talent in 2010. The best friends have been dancing together for over a decade and say they’ve rehearsed for nine years for their epic Britain’s Got Talent: Champions routine.
Former golden buzzer winning comedian Daliso Chaponda finished third in Britain’s Got Talent in 2017. The stand up is back tonight hoping to go all the way this time and become Champions of Champions, starting his set with jokes about what he’d spend any potential prize money on.
Magician Ben Hart first appeared on Britain’s Got Talent earlier in 2019. He says head of his performance: “Legend has it that the greatest magicians in history have written books full of magical tales and scattered them in secret placed across the world. I’ve become obsessed with finding these books and the secrets inside of them to help me create the most memorising magic I can for Britain’s Got Talent The Champions.”
Bars and Melody
Musical duo Bars and Melody – made up of Leondre Devries and Charlie Lenehan – made the final of Britain’s Got Talent in 2014. They went on to release a number of albums, led by debut record 143 which peaked at Number 4 in the charts. For their Champions performance, the pair sing new song Waiting For The Sun.
Vicki Barbolak is an American comedian from California who has been doing stand up for about 20 years. She first rose to fame on America’s Got Talent saying that the show helped her “dreams come true”. Vicki appears on BGT: The Champions tonight, emerging from a bright pink caravan on the stage.
DMX Comvaleñoz are a dance group from the Philippines who have been dancing together for a decade. They first rose to fame on Asia’s Got Talent in 2017 making it all the way to the final. They’ve since taken their act across the world and tonight showcase their moves on Britain’s Got Talent.
Gennady Tkachenko-Papizh is a unique vocalist who was born in Kazakhstan but currently lives in Berlin. He first got the golden buzzer on Georgia’s Got Talent and his performances have garnered over 300 million views online.
Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions continues on ITV this Saturday, September 28.
Tonight’s episode airs at 8:30PM.