Britain's Got Talent 2024: Sydnie Christmas declared winner

Previously, five semi-finals took place this week, with eleven finalists making it to the final episode on Sunday evening.

Throughout the week, a variety of unique acts performed their best in front of judges Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and former Strictly star Bruno Tonioli.

When the potential winners were narrowed down to Abigail & Afronitaaa, Jack Rhodes and Sydnie Christmas, viewers at home decided to make the 28-year-old singer the winner.

Sydnie Christmas wins BGT 2024 after “fascinating” final performance

After being announced as the winner of the ITV show, Sydnie jumped up and down with joy before crying and telling the judges: “I can't believe how much love I've felt. I'm overwhelmed with love. It's unbelievable, thank you so much.”

Judge Amanda Holden described her performance of Over the Rainbow from The Wizard of Oz as “captivating” and “absolute perfection.”

Bruno said her performance was “stunning” and “took his breath away”.

Alesha added: “You just radiate hope and joy and light and there was something about that performance and emotion and I just felt it flowing through my body. It was lovely and such a beautiful moment.”

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Concluding his assessment of her performance on Britain's Got Talent, chair judge Simon Cowell said it was “really special” to watch her, adding: “I was really, really touched.”

The placings in the grand final were as follows: Jack Rhodes, Abigail & Afronitaaa, Innocent Masuku, The Trickstars, Trixy, Mike Woodams, Alex Mitchell, Northants Sings Out, Ssaulabi and Haribow.

Earlier in the show, Simon said it was the best series finale he could remember in years. He added: “Everyone has stepped up their game but there are also acts from all over the world competing which has forced people to step up.”

You can find all episodes of BGT 2024 on ITVX.