24, 2015 Brent
Knoll singer Gracie reaches the semi-finals of Britain's Got Talent
Knoll singer Gracie Wickens-Sweet has progressed through to this
week's semi-finals stage of ITV's Britains Got Talent.
11-year-old was last night selected to appear in this week's live
semi-final shows when she was among the final 40 acts chosen from
the remaining 200 contestants.
comes after Gracie gave a powerful performance of 'Somewhere Over
The Rainbow' last week, watched by several of her local fans,
her four yeses from the celebrity
judges who included Simon Cowell.
mum, Anne Sweet, told Burnham-On-Sea.com after seeing the show:
"It's just incredible - the episode showed the high standard
of competition that Gracie's been up against and how well she's
done so far to get into the semi-finals."
so excited about the live shows. The experience has been incredible
so far and Gracie is enjoying every minute. To get through to
the final 40 is such an achievement."
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.
Gracie's confident performance of 'Over the Rainbow' won last
year's 'BOS Factor' talent competition in Burnham, as
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