Britain's Got Talent 2013 auditions: Alesha Dixon wants to be surprised!

Alesha Dixon (Britain's Got Talent 2013)

Cackling Britain's Got Talent 2013 judge Alesha Dixon has said she's looking forward to being surprised this year!

The singer is back on the panel for a second series and kicked off auditions for the new show yesterday in Cardiff.

Speaking before the first try outs, Alesha said: "It's the brand new series, who knows what to expect, that's the beauty of Britain's Got Talent, you just never know!

"I'm looking forward to being surprised. It's all about encouraging talent, it's an amazing platform for people to catapult their careers."

Meanwhile a thrilled Amanda Holden, who wowed in yellow on the red carpet earlier this week, tweeted before the first recording session: “Yay! Its BGT day! Cannot wait!!I’m not gonna lie to you! My tummy is churning with excitement!!!!#showuswhatyougotwales”

She said: “I’m always looking forward to it, every series I always count my blessings that I’m here!

“Every single year there’s masses of more talent, people think outside the box, it’s brilliant, Wales particularly!”

Britain's Got Talent will air on ITV later in the Spring.

Browse our gallery from the first BGT 2013 auditions below...

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