BGT 2016: 100 VOICES OF GOSPEL RECEIVE THE GOLDEN BUZZER FROM ALESHA DIXON 16

The 100 Voices Of Gospel choir have got themselves the second golden buzzer of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent.

The group is made up of singers from all over the world – some 20 nationalities in all – including UK, USA, Paris and Africa.

“Everyone needs to be loved, that’s the message the choir is trying to give to the world,” they said.

The choir’s energetic performance brought the audience to their feet, singing ‘This Little Light Of Mine’ complete with a group of dancers.

The audition earned the group a standing ovation from the audience and judges as Alesha hit the golden buzzer, leading Simon Cowell VERY annoyed.

“I wanted them, I wanted that!” he complained. “That is so annoying. I am so irriatated that this one got to the buzzer before me.”

Alesha quipped: “If you snooze, you lose!”

She told the group: “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.”

Simon, who tried and failed to change the rules to win the group as his golden buzzer, branded the 100 Voices of Gospel “incredible”.

“I feel elated,” added Amanda Holden, “You were amazing.”

David Walliams said: “I just feel on an incredible high, I just wish I could be up there with you.”

With the golden buzzer, 100 Voices of Gospel advance straight through to the Britain’s Got Talent 2016 live shows later this year.

They will be joined by 12-year-old singer Beau Dermott, Amanda Holden’s choice, while Simon, David and Ant and Dec’s golden buzzer acts have yet to be revealed.

Britain’s Got Talent is back next Saturday night on ITV.

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CHILDREN IN NEED 2017: PRESENTING LINE-UP REVEALED 8

Coming live from the BBC’s Elstree studios on Friday 17 November, the night will feature a spectacular star-studded line-up as they join together to help raise money for disadvantaged children and young people across the UK.

Hosting BBC Children in Need for the first time, Mel Giedroyc says: “Tess. Ade. Graham. Rochelle. Marvin. The Power Rangers of the presenting world. I feel honoured to be joining their ranks and bagsy wear the blue all-in-one body-stocking-slash-helmet combo.”

Presenting the show for a second time, Graham Norton says of the charity: “BBC Children in Need helps so many children and young people up and down the country. Presenting the show is a lovely thing to be a part of; it’s a celebration of the best of people.”

Long-term supporter of BBC Children in Need, Tess Daly says of the Appeal: “I love presenting the live show, I love the adrenaline rush of it. The Great British public dig deep for BBC Children in Need as it’s a charity close to people’s hearts, raising vital money for children in the UK.”

Returning again in 2017, Ade Adepitan says of the show: “I am very excited and extremely proud to be presenting BBC Children in Need again with Tess, Graham, Marvin and Rochelle. The charity has been an incredible force for good in the UK, helping some of the most vulnerable people when they most need it. To be asked to play a part in helping these people is a real honour. I’m looking forward to a fabulous evening of tears, entertainment and most of all laughter. Get your popcorn and your tissues ready – it’s going be an incredible night!”

Rochelle Humes says of the charity: “BBC Children in Need has played such a big part in everyone’s life, including my own, ever since I was at school. It holds such a close connection with those around us and year on year we see the incredible impact it makes to those children who are in need, which is why so many want to get on board and help this wonderful cause. On the night itself, we have some amazing things for everyone at home to enjoy, so don’t forget to tune in and do all you can to make a difference!”

Also returning in 2017 is Marvin Humes, who says: “It’s so nice to be back again hosting. Last year was the first time Rochelle and I were part of the show together. We absolutely loved it. BBC Children in Need is such a great British institution. It’s incredible and a dream come true to be supporting once again.”

Further exciting news regarding the performances, sketches and content which viewers can enjoy on the night will be shared in due course. The BBC Children in Need Appeal Show is a BBC Studios production, executive produced by Clare Pizey and Leanne Witcoop.

X FACTOR UK: SAM BLACK RETURNS TO REPLACE ANTHONY RUSSELL AT JUDGES HOUSES 10

Sam Black is set to make his return to The X Factor, joining Louis Walsh‘s Boys at Judges’ Houses!

Following Anthony Russell‘s exit from the competition due to personal reasons, Louis has decided that Sam is the man to replace him, despite leaving the show at Boot Camp.

Louis explained: “Anthony has been fantastic across the series, a great singer and performer who we are really sad to see go. I had to think for a long time who could take the place.

“Sam had a great reaction from the British public when his Audition aired. So I re-watched it and realised we missed a trick not putting him through atBoot Camp. He has that retro 60s style viewers will love. He’s really likeable and talented and I can’t wait to hear more.”

Sam – who caused a stir at Boot Camp by proposing to his girlfriend on stage – added: “Obviously, I feel terrible for Anthony because he is not only an amazing singer but also a lovely guy.

“He has even messaged me good luck. I really appreciate the second chance I’ve been given and I feel so lucky to get this opportunity. My family and I are over the moon.”

You can catch Sam in action when The X Factor hits Judges’ Houses on Saturday 21st October, 8.20pm and Sunday 22nd October, 7pm on ITV.