Britain's Got Talent 2013: Singing act favourite to win again

Simon Cowell

The bookies reckon that it'll be another singer winning Britain's Got Talent this year.

The show returns for a seventh series on Saturday night and the odds are all in favour of a another singing act taking the top prize.

Bookies William Hill are offering 10/1 that another Animal act (such as Ashleigh & Pudsey) wins Britain’s Got Talent, but the big move has been for a Solo Singer which has halved in price from 4/1 to 2/1 favourite.

BGT is going up against the Voice and the odds suggest that the king of Saturday night TV, Simon Cowell will be the one smiling when the viewing figures are released!

“A solo singer must have impressed in the Auditions as we have seen a record amount of bets at this early stage,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.

Over the past six years, four of all of the winners have either been singing all dancing acts, and this year the judges after something different.

David Walliams said: “We’ve had some really good impressionists. I would love to see a type of act that has never won before, win.

“We’ve had singers, dancers and a dancing dog but it would be great to see a comedian or an impressionist win. I think the impressionists this year were a really high standard, so I’ve got high hopes.

Alesha Dixon agreed with David, even admitting she too would like to see a funny act beat the dancers this spring.

She said: “It’s not my job to be biased and I don’t particularly have a preference. Even though singing and dancing is my passion, I absolutely love the comedians and the impressionists and the ventriloquist acts."

Browse pictures of the first BGT auditions below...

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