Britain’s Got Talent was held recently, and there were eight of Britain’s Golden Buzzer 2023 winners. The champions received a £250,000 prize and the opportunity to perform at the prestigious Royal Variety Show. For the first time this year, eight Golden Buzzers were awarded. The show gave us unforgettable moments in the final with talented artists like Ghetto Kids, Amy Lou, Malakai Bayoh, Chicken Shed, Olivia Lynes, MB14, Gamal John, Unity, Musa Motha, and Viggo Venn.
Simon Cowell is the owner and founder of the show. He joined other judges, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden, and Bruno Tonioli. Together, they have selected eight Golden Buzzer acts. Let’s delve into these exceptional performers chosen by the judges.
1. Ghetto Kids
Ghetto Kids, a group of young dancers aged 5 to 13 hailing from the Katwe slum in Kampala, Uganda, stole the spotlight on Britain’s Got Talent 2023. They earned the season’s first Golden Buzzer from Bruno Tonioli.
Expressing his enthusiasm, Bruno told, “I was blown away! You should be incredibly proud of yourselves. I’m eagerly looking forward to your next performance.” As a result of Bruno’s Golden Buzzer, Ghetto Kids secured a direct path to the semi-final and also they secured 6th place in the final.
2. Malakai Bayoh
Malakai Bayoh, a remarkable 13-year-old singer, emerged as a Golden Buzzer 2023 winner on Britain’s Got Talent. His heartfelt rendition of Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s “Pie Jesu” moved the audience and Bruno to tears. Simon Cowell praised Malakai’s exceptional talent, hailing him as one of the best voices he had ever heard.
Cowell said, “This is amazing… It was like being in heaven. Thank you, thank you, thank you for coming on this show.”In this season, he gave his first Golden Buzzer for Malakai. However, Malakai secured 4th place in the final.
3. Chicken Shed
Chicken Shed, a theater group that includes everyone, received the Golden Buzzer on Britain’s Got Talent 2023. They sang and danced “Wonder.” Alesha Dixon pressed the Golden Buzzer, and they went straight to the semi-final. Their performance touched people’s hearts and showcased their dedication to everyone.
4. Olivia Lynes
Olivia Lynes, a talented 13-year-old singer. Amazed everyone with her performance of “Defying Gravity” from the musical Wicked. She earned a Golden Buzzer from Amanda Holden. Amanda, in the fourth episode, surprised Olivia by inviting her to audition after being secretly nominated by her mom and nan.
Olivia‘s outstanding rendition of “Defying Gravity” won her the Golden Buzzer, leaving Amanda proud and emotional. The audience cheered. However she secured 9th place in the final.
MB14, a talented 28-year-old artist from France. Amazed the judges and audience on Britain’s Got Talent 2023 with his unique blend of beatboxing and singing. Due to His incredible performance, Ant and Dec so impressed and they rushed to the panel and pressed their Golden Buzzer. Due to his performance, MB14 went straight to the semi-final.
Simon Cowell, a Britain’s Got Talent 2023 judge, made history by pressing the Golden Buzzer for a second time. He selected the dance group Unity. Simon’s amazement and description of their performance as astonishing. He praised their strong message and declared their audition unforgettable.
Despite the absence of any remaining Golden Buzzers, Simon decided to break the rules due to the performance of “Unity” The audience stood up and clapped for Unity’s amazing performance. But unfortunately, they were eliminated from the semi-final.
7. Gamal John
The second time Bruno Tonioli broke the BGT rule, this time, for singer Gamal John. Bruno Tonioli gave Golden Buzzer in the audition performance. John sang Man’s Man’s Man’s World song in the audition, and due to his performance, he was selected for the semi-final. But unfortunately, he was eliminated from the semi-final.
8. Musa Motha
Musa Motha impressed the judges on Britain’s Got Talent. In his final audition, all four judges loved his performance so much that they pressed the Golden Buzzer. Musa, who fought cancer and had his leg removed, danced perfectly to Beyonce’s song “Runnin‘ (Lose It All)” using crutches. Bruno and Amanda Holden got emotional and cried, and all the judges stood up and clapped for him. However he secured 5th place in the final.
Eight Golden Buzzer winners emerged in the 2023 season of Britain’s Got Talent. They included Ghetto Kids, Malakai Bayoh, Chicken Shed, Olivia Lynes, MB14, Unity, Gamal John, and Musa Motha. These talented performers showcased their exceptional skills and left a lasting impression on the audience and judges.