Former X Factor UK reject wins the German version of Britain's Got Talent

Angel Flukes, who also appeared on Love Island, is first British winner of 'Das Supertalent'

Angel Flukes on Das Supertalent

A British singer and former X Factor UK hopeful has won Germany's version of Britain's Got Talent.

Angel Flukes, a former bar worker from Cornwall, triumphed on 'Das Supertalent' earlier this month - scooping a prize of €100,000 (£85,400).

She received 28.11% of the vote after performing Celine Dion's 'Think Twice' in a live final watched by 5million viewers.

Judge Dieter Bohlen, who pressed the Golden Buzzer for Angel during the audition rounds, told her: "You're not just an angel, you look like you're an angel... world class."

Speaking to the BBC about her victory, Angel said: "I really did not expect to win. I am very happy. It's hard to believe, but this time last year I was getting up at seven o'clock to flip eggs in a bar.

"But I have always wanted this, it's been my dream since I was a little girl. My dream has come true and it's unbelievable."

Not only is Angel Das Supertalent's first British winner, she is also the first female champion in its ten-year history.

Her rivals included acrobats, roller skating dancers, a contortionist - and even a puppet singing John Lennon's 'Imagine'.

According to Angel's website, she was a contestant on the second series of The X Factor UK in 2005, but failed to make it past Boot Camp.

The 28-year-old also made a brief appearance on ITV2 reality show Love Island last year.

Das Supertalent is understood to have created the Golden Buzzer twist, which Britain's Got Talent adopted in 2014.

This year, the German version went a step further by adding a 'Golden Chair' to its audience. The lucky punters that sat in it got to share their opinions on the acts directly with the judges.

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