Amanda Holden thinks there should be X Factor-style categories on Britain's Got Talent

That's a LOT of acts to mentor!

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The Britain's Got Talent 2016 contestants would be split in to categories for the judges to mentor if Amanda Holden had her way.

Boss Simon Cowell's other big talent contest The X Factor gives each of its judges a set of contestants - boys, girls, over 25s or groups - to oversee as soon as its auditions conclude.

And Amanda, the only person to have sat on the Britain's Got Talent panel through every series, reckons it's high time Simon brought the concept over to his other show.

"I’ve always thought it’d be an amazing thing for Britain’s Got Talent to have sort of categories, and to take each category and mentor them," she said at a press conference for its return yesterday.

However, she also conceded: "It’s not the style of the show."

We agree with her there - with so many varieties of acts on offer, we can't imagine how they'd be split up.

Amanda also revealed that the lack of interaction between the judges and contestants means she won't know what her Golden Buzzer act is planning for their performance in the live shows until they take place.

"I will see them towards the live shows, but even though I’ve pressed my Golden Buzzer, you can’t show favouritism," she explained. "You want everyone to win equally."

Despite this, Simon has been doing his best to make David Walliams jealous of the comedians on the show - albeit unsuccessfully.

Make sure you tune in to the launch of Britain's Got Talent this Saturday at 7.00pm on ITV.

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