This is a talent reality television show in Britain, which first aired in June 2007. So far, there have been 9 competitive series. It is an open show, which is open to anyone irrespective of age, so long as you got talent. It is a Thames Production and it is distributed by FremantleMedia and is produced in association with Syco TV premiered on ITV. In order to win, the contestants have to impress the audience through active competition with other contestants.
Here are the finest of the Britain Got Talent (BGT) show
Winner First Series: Paul Potts, 2007
He won the first edition of the Britain Got Talent show which was held in 2007. He was born on October 13, 1970 and served as a Bristol city councilor between 1996 and 2003. The BGT changed his life because, after winning the prize money of $100,000, he recorded his album “One Chance” which topped sales in 9 countries due to the fame he had earned during the BGT.The runner up for the show was Damon Scott who is a singer, puppeteer and comedian best known as the Monkey Man. The judges were Piers Morgan, Simon Cowell and Amanda Holden. The host on ITV was Ant & Dec while spin off shows were presented by Stephen Mulhern.
Winner Second Series : George Sampson, 2008
He was born on June 29, 1993. He won the Britain Got Talent Show at age 14 and bagged the prize money of $100,000. The runner up that year were Duo Suleman Mirza and Madhu Singh, and third place was Andrew Johnston. It was broadcasted from April 12, 2008 to May 31, 2008. The season judges were Piers Morgan, Simon Cowell, and Amanda Holden. The ITV host was Ant & Dec and spin off shows were presented by Stephen Mulhern.
Winner, Third Series: Diversity, 2009
The street dance troupe, Diversity won the third series in 2009 beating singer Susan Boyle and also went ahead and won Families United Positive Role Models at the Spirit of London Awards. They took home the 2009 prize money of $100,000 for the Britain Got Talent winner. The runner up was Susan Boyle who is a Scottish singer and third place was taken by Julian Smith, who is a Britain Saxophonist and Music Teacher from Halesowen. The judges for the series were:Simon Cowell, Piers Morgan, and Amanda Holden. Ant & Dec, host while Stephen Mulhern presented the show on ITV2.
Winner Fourth Series : Spellbound, 2010
This is a famous gymnastic group and became more popular after winning the 2010 Britain Got Talent and pocketed the $100,000 cash money. After the win, they have featured in several advertisements and performed at numerous venues. The runner up was Twist and Pulse, an English Street dance duo based in London, third place was taken by Kieran Gaffney. The judges were Amanda Holden, Piers Morgan, Louis Walsh, and Simon Cowell. The presenters were Ant & Dec and the Co-presenter was Stephen Mulhern.
Winner Fifth Series: Jai McDonnell, 2011
He has appeared on American Idol and X Factor and he was the winner for 2011 Britain Got Talent. He took home the prize money of $100,000 after which he signed with Syco Music but dropped in 2012 March after his contract expired. The runner up was Ronan Parker, an English singer from Poringland, Norfolk and the third place was taken by New Bounce, a Scottish singer. The judges were Amanda Holden, Michael MCIntyre, David Hasselholf, and Louis Walsh. The presenters on ITV were Ant & Dec and the Co-presenter was Stephen Mulhern on ITV2.
Winner Sixth Series: Ashleigh and Pudsey, 2012
This is a British dog trick act which was acted by trainer Ashleigh Jade Butler. The audience loved the trick and it made her win the first ever dog trick on Britain’s Got Talent and bagged the price money of $500,000. The runner up was Jonathan and Charlotte and third place was a choir from South Whales Valleys, Only Boys Aloud (OBA). The judges were Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden, Carmen Electra, and David Walliams. The presenters on ITV were Ant & Dec and Co-presenter on ITV2 was Stephen Mulhern.
Winner Seventh Series: Attraction – Shadow Theater Group , 2013
It is a Hungarian group from Budapest which won the BGT series 7 and took home the $250,000 prize money. The runner up was Jack Carroll, and the third place was taken by Richard and Adam Johnson. The judges were Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden, and David Williams.The presenters on ITV were Ant & Dec. Co-presenter on ITV2 was Stephen Mulhern.
Winner Eighth Series: Collabro, 2014
It is an English theater boys band who won the 8th series of Britain’s Got Talent and took home the 250,000 pounds The runner up was Lucy Kay while the third runner up was Bars & Melody (B.A.M). the judges were Amanda Holden, Simon Cowell, Ant & Dec, Alesha Dixon, and David Walliams. ITV presenters were Ant & Dec, and Stephen Mulhern was Co-presenter for ITV2.
Winner 9th Series: Jules O’Dwyer and Matisse, 2015
They are the second performing dog act to ever win the British Got Talent show and they took home the prize money of 250,000 pounds. The judges were Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden, and David Walliams. ITV presenters were Ant & Dec and for ITV2 Co-presenter was Stephen Mulhern.
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