25 Jun 19
Britain’s Got Talent: The Championships is set to air later this year (Picture: ITV)
Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions is expected to hit our television screens later this year, meaning our favourite acts will soon be returning to compete in the biggest battle of their lives.
A number of finalists and winners will be heading back to the stage where it all began in a bid to be crowned the ultimate performer, with Alesha Dixon confirming to Metro.co.uk that filming begins next month.
So far three contestants have already been confirmed, but there’s plenty of household names that we’re holding on hope to see face the likes of Simon Cowell once again.
Who’s confirmed for Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions?
Susan Boyle is set to be returning to the BGT stage (Picture: LLC)
Susan Boyle was confirmed to be taking part in Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions during the Britain’s Got Talent 2019 finale.
‘Susan is one the amazing acts who will be appearing on a very special new show coming up later on the year called Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions,’ Ant and Dec told audiences.
The living legend recently competed in the American version of the new talent contest, but sadly was robbed of a place in the grand final despite being giving Mel B’s Golden Buzzer.
MerseyGirls last competed on the stage in 2017 (Picture: Rex)
Dance collective MerseyGirls will be returning to the Britain’s Got Talent stage two years after they made their debut.
A source confirmed to Metro.co.uk that former finalist Julia Carlisle will be heading back with the rest of her troupe 24 months after Simon Cowell paid for her life-changing operation.
This will be Julia’s first time back on Britain’s Got Talent since the operation and it’s set to be really emotional,’ a source told us.
Star Wars-themed dancers Boogie Storm have also been confirmed to be performing on the special spin-off.
The group of six stormtroopers made their debut back in 2016 and were so good Simon Cowell gave them his Golden Buzzer.
‘David joked that Simon is in fact Darth Vader and that is why he loves the stormtroopers,’ a source told Daily Star.
Will they manage to get another ticket to the final when they return?
The Britain’s Got Talent acts we want to see return
Diversity won the third series of Britain’s Got Talent (Picture: Rex)
Diversity beat Susan Boyle to become the winners of Britain’s Got Talent in 2009.
The squad, made up of the likes of Ashley and Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely, returned to the stage earlier this month at to perform in the 2019 final – a decade after their victory.
Will they continue their 10-year anniversary celebrations by reclaiming their title in the Championships?
Lost Voice Guy
Lost Voice Guy was crowned winner in 2018 (Picture: Rex)
Lost Voice Guy ak Lee Ridley took home the Britain’s Got Talent crown last year, beating the likes of The D-Day Darlings and Maddox Dixon.
The comedian tried his luck on the world stage in America’s Got Talent: The Champions earlier this year, and received a standing ovation from Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Simon Cowell.
Sadly he was eliminated in the preliminaries.
Could Stavros Flatley return? (Picture: ITV)
Father and son dancers Stavros Flatley became fan-favourites on series three despite only taking fourth place.
Although they have not being officially confirmed as contestants for Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions, a source has told the Daily Star that the duo are ‘locked in’ for an appearance.
Demetrios and his son Michalakis made a surprise appearance during the 2019 series of the competition show during 4MG’s performance. Could we be seeing them again soon?
George won the second series of BGT (Picture: Rex)
Street dancer George Sampson was the second star to win Britain’s Got Talent and became an overnight sensation at the tender age of 14.
Since appearing on the show back in 2008, George went on to star in Waterloo Road, Emmerdale and Casualty, and last year joined disgraced Celebrity Big Brother contestant Roxanne Pallett on Celebrity Coach Trip.
Will dog trainer Ashleigh return to the stage?(Picture: Rex)
Dog trainer Ashleigh Butler and her pooch Pudsey won the sixth series of Britain’s Got Talent, becoming the first canine trick act to ever steal the competition.
Pudsey sadly passed away back in 2017 at the age of 11, but Ashleigh now performs with new pet Sully.
Although the pair managed to come out on top at this year’s Crufts, they didn’t manage to place well at America’s Got Talent: The Championships.
Young magician Issy Simpson made her debut in 2017 where she was dubbed a ‘real-life Hermione Granger’.
The 10-year-old tried her luck in America’s Got Talent: The Champions back in January, however didn’t make it through to the finals.
Paul Potts was the first ever winner of BGT (Picture: Getty)
Legendary singer Paul Potts was the first ever winner of Britain’s Got Talent, so it’s only right he comes back to the stage.
The artist, who revealed he flipped a coin to decide whether or not to audition for the show, joined Susan Boyle in this year’s America’s Got Talent: The Champions but failed to make it through to the finals.
Will be up to facing the competition once again?
Marc Spelmann got to the final of this year’s BGT (Picture: ITV)
Mind-reader Marc Spelmann first appeared on our television screens in 2018.
This year he competed once again, but concealed his identity for the majority of the series until unmasking himself during the live finale.
Could he be up for trying his hand again? They do say three times is the charm.
Colin Thackery is the 2019 winner (Picture: Rex)
Britain’s Got Talent’s latest winner Colin Thackery took the competition by storm this year.
The nation’s sweetheart earned a whopping 25.3% of the public vote for his rendition of Love Changes Everything.
Colin has probably barely started spending his £250,000 cash prize, but we’d love to see him back behind the microphone already.
Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions is set to arrive on ITV later this year.
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