23, 2015 Brent
Knoll singer hopes to progress on Britain's Got Talent tonight
Knoll singer Gracie Wickens-Sweet will be hoping to progress through
to the next stage of ITV's Britains Got Talent tonight
11-year-old gave a powerful performance of 'Somewhere Over The
Rainbow' last Saturday, watched by several of her local fans
(pictured right), earning
her four yeses from the celebrity
judges on the hit TV show.
Cowell said she's "really cute, really likeable" while
Amanda Holden described her performance as "just fantastic!"
and the other contestants will find out on tonight's episode whether
they have progressed through to the next stage of the series -
and the live shows.
mum, Anne Sweet, told Burnham-On-Sea.com after seeing the show:
"We are absolutely delighted that she got four yeses last
Saturday - it was a very exciting moment for Gracie and a very
proud moment for me!"
performance went really well - it couldn't have gone better and
we're now really looking forward to the next round. We have our
fingers crossed that she gets through to the semi-finals!"
mum added: "We are so proud of Gracie and what she's done
so far. It's wonderful that she's on Britain's Got Talent. She
has a lot of local support and is well known in Somerset for her
singing. This opportunity is giving her huge national publicity
for the first time!"
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.
Gracie's confident performance of 'Over the Rainbow' won last
year's 'BOS Factor' talent competition in Burnham, as
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