Sydnie Christmas: Meet the Britain's Got Talent winner who used to work as a cleaner

  • Sydnie Christmas won the 17th season of Britain's Got Talent ahead of Ghanaian dancers Afronita and Abigail
  • The singer, who used to work as a cleaner, came first in the final and took home £250,000 in prize money.
  • Ghanaian dancers Afronita and Abigail finished third, missing out on the converted title to Sydnie, but Ghanaians are still proud of them

British singer Sydnie Christmas emerged as the winner of the 17th season of Britain's Got Talent.

The singer, who used to work as a cleaner, took home the title and enchanted the audience and the judges with her performance. Her success on the show earned her a substantial prize of £250,000.

Sydnie Christmas, Afronita and Abigail Photo source: BGT
Source: Instagram

The competition was tough and top acts included Ghanaian dancers Afronita and Abigail, who wowed with their electrifying moves. Their performances, which were steeped in Ghana's rich cultural heritage, earned them a respectable third place. Although they failed to take first place, the duo have received tremendous support and pride in their home country. Ghanaians have celebrated their success and appreciated the dancers' talent and dedication.

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Sydnie's story is just as impressive as Afronita and Abigail's. The singer has previously revealed that she used to work as a cleaner to make ends meet.

Sydnie is congratulated collected some reactions from social media users.

missmichellehardwick said:

She is simply incredible!!! I look forward to seeing what she has ahead of her

_lilymclean.pt2 reacted:

she was definitely the best, well done Sydney, you deserve it

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viggovenn wrote:

Congratulations Sydney! I wish you all the best and hope you have a year full of amazing achievements! Today was a huge success!

Simon Cowell hugs Afronita

In a related story, Afronita and Abigail came third in the just-concluded 17th season of Britain's Got Talent.

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A video showed judge Simon Cowell hugging Afronita, who was smiling after the competition.

Numerous congratulatory messages were poured in from Ghanaians, praising the dance duo for putting Ghana on the map.

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