27, 2015 Brent
Knoll's Gracie needs your vote tonight on Britain's Got Talent
Mayor has given his backing to Brent Knoll singer Gracie Wickens-Sweet,
who will be appearing on the live semi-finals of ITV's Britains
Got Talent tonight (Wednesday) when she'll need viewers' votes
to progress to the final.
11-year-old was selected by the celebrity judges last weekend
to appear on today's live semi-final show, which will be screened
at 7.30pm on ITV1.
Mayor, Cllr Michael Clarke, told Burnham-On-Sea.com he will be
supporting Gracie tonight. "I'll certainly be watching and
will have my fingers crossed that she does well."
need everyone to vote for Gracie tonight to get her onto the weekend
final. It's an incredible achievement to have got this far."
heard her at Burnham's Christmas lights switch-on last December,
I know what a talented singer she is."
gave a powerful performance of 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow' earlier
in the month on Britain's Got Talent, earning four yeses from
the celebrity judges who included Simon Cowell.
mum, Anne Sweet, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We're so excited
about the live shows and hope that people do support her by voting
as many times as they can!"
experience has been incredible for Gracie - she's enjoying every
minute. To get through to the final 40 or so contestants is such
last week's show, Simon Cowell called her "really likeable"
while Amanda Holden described her performance as "just fantastic!"
won Burnham-On-Sea's 'BOS Factor' talent show last November when
she wowed the audience by singing the same song.
month, dozens of supporters crowded into Brent Knoll Parish Hall
for a special concert by the young singer, as
reported here. Gracie, a pupil at Hugh Sexey School, also
previously competed in the UK's Teenstar talent competition where
she reached the area finals and got selected for the O2 final
by the judges.
confident performance of 'Over the Rainbow' won last year's 'BOS
Factor' talent competition in Burnham, as
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