Britain's Got Talent's 100 Voices of Gospel 'to cost the show £130,000'

100 Voices of Gospel

Britain's Got Talent 2016 choir the 100 Voices of Gospel are set to cause a logistics headache for the show.

On Saturday night the huge group of performers, made up of more than 20 nationalities, became the second golden buzzer act of the series.

They were put straight through to the live shows by Alesha Dixon after a hugely energetic performance of Let it Shine.

Alesha told them: "There are literally no words I can use to describe that feeling you gave everyone in this room, it is so powerful, everything you represent is my idea of heaven. You have just blown the roof off."

It annoyed Simon Cowell as apparently he wanted to press the buzzer but ITV and show bosses have possibly slightly more to worry about.

The Sun reports that housing the group for the semi-finals will cost £70,000 for hotel rooms while flights will add a further £60,000.

If they get through to the grand final then of course that bill will only increase.

A source told the tabloid: “Usually there’d be some deliberations before we’d go for a big act like that because of the costs and logistics.

“But as soon as Alesha pressed that buzzer it meant Simon Cowell and ITV picking up the bill.”

A spokesperson for Britain's Got Talent confirmed: “100 Voices of Gospel paid for themselves for their audition.

"But we will pay for them to come over for the live shows.”

Britain's Got Talent 2016 continues Saturday nights on ITV.

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