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The hugely successful, annual ITV1 television show, Britain's Got Talent, generously donates a large proportion of the money raised from viewers' telephone votes to the Royal Variety Charity. The Royal Variety Charity, in return, arranges for the series winner of the show to appear at the annual Royal Variety Performance, which is held in the presence of senior members of the British Royal Family and viewed by over 150 million TV viewers worldwide. The Royal Variety Charity is enormously proud to be associated with Britain's Got Talent, and gratefully acknowledges the fantastic help and support of Simon Cowell and all at Syco Television. For more information on Britain's Got Talent, please visit ITV1's website by clicking here.


JULES O'DWYER & MATISSE win BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT 2015

Congratulations to Jules O'Dwyer & Matisse for winning Britain's Got Talent 2015 and securing their spot on this year's Royal Variety Performance, to be held later this year.



It was a fantastic final, viewed by record numbers of TV viewers who cast over 4.5 million votes! The final order of votes was as follows:

Jules O'Dwyer & Matisse - 22.6%

Jamie Raven - 20.4%

Côr Glanaethwy - 10.7%

Old Men Grooving - 10.2%

Isaac Waddington - 9.7%

Calum Scott - 8.2%

Danny Posthill - 5.3%

Jesse-Jane McParland - 4.2%

The Neales - 3.6%

UDI - 1.9%

Entity Allstars - 1.7%

Boyband - 1.5%


Congratulations to all finalists and to all at Syco for producing another amazing series of Britain's Got Talent!



History of winners - BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT



2014:   Winner of the 2014 final of Britain's Got Talent was COLLABRO


Collabro

Collabro
won the eighth series of Britain's Got Talent in 2014. Specialising in musical theatre, the group consists of Michael Auger, Richard Hadfield, Jamie Lambert, Matthew Pagan and Thomas J Redgrave. The band have an enthusiastic following who they refer to as their "Collaborators" and famous fans include Jade Thirlwall from Little Mix.[1] Their debut album Stars was released on 18 August 2014 and debuted at number one in the UK. Collabro won their spot on the Royal Variety Performance 2014, held at the London Palladium on 13 November 2014, in the presence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.



2013:   Winner of the 2013 final of Britain's Got Talent was ATTRACTION.




Hungarian shadow dancers, Attraction, stole the British television auedience's hearts to win their spot on the Royal Variety Performance, held at The London Palladium on 25th November 2013, in the presence of TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. Please visit the official ITV1 archive of the 2013 series by clicking here. For up-to-date news and information on Attraction, please click here.




2012:   Winner of the 2012 final of Britain's Got Talent were ASHLEIGH & PUDSEY.


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Ashleigh Butler, aged 17, originally from Wellingborough, Northamptonshire and her performing dog, Pudsey (a 6 year old Border Collie, Bichon Frise and Chinese Crested cross), fought off fierce competition from Jonathan and Charlotte, Only Boys Aloud and the Loveable Rogues, to win their spot on the Royal Variety Performance, held at The Royal Albert Hall on 19th November 2012, in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. Please visit the official ITV1 archive of the 2012 series by clicking here. For up-to-date news and information on Ashleigh and Pudsey, please click here.




2011:   Winner of the 2011 final of Britain's Got Talent was JAI MCDOWALL.





Jai McDowall (aged 24), from Ayrshire in Scotland, won his spot on the Royal Variety Performance at the Manchester Lowry Theatre on the 5th December 2011, held in the presence of Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal. Please visit the official ITV1 archive of the 2011 series by clicking here. For up-to-date news and information on Jai McDowall, please click here.




2010:  
Winner of the 2010 final of Britain's Got Talent was SPELBOUND.




The 13 amazing gymnasts, originally from Spelthorne in Surrey, won their spot on the Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium on the 9th December 2010, held in the presence of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall. Please visit the official ITV1 archive of the 2010 series by clicking here. For up-to-date news and information on Spelbound, please click here.



2009:  
Winner of the 2009 final of Britain's Got Talent was DIVERSITY.

2009 Queen Elizabeth and Diversity

The ten strong dance troupe famously beat Susan  Boyle, putting her into second place, whilst the boys aged between 12 and 25, from Dagenham, Leytonstone & Basildon in East London/ Essex, won their spot on the Royal Variety Performance at the Blackpool Opera House on the 7th December 2009 - held in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. Please visit the official ITV1 archive of the 2010 series by clicking here. For up-to-date news and information on Diversity, please click here.



2008:  
Winner of the 2008 final of Britain's Got Talent was
GEORGE SAMPSON.

2008 George Sampson

The incredible 14 year old street dancer from Warrington in Cheshire, won his spot on the Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium on 11th December 2008, held in the presence of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall. Please visit the official ITV1 archive of the 2008 series by clicking here. For up-to-date news and information on George Sampson, please click here.



2007:   Winner of the 1st series of Britain's Got Talent in 2007 was PAUL POTTS.

2007 Paul Potts

The ex-carphone salesman from Port Talbot in South Wales, won his spot on the Royal Variety Performance at the Liverpool Empire Theatre on the 3rd December 2007, held in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. Please visit the official ITV1 archive of the 2007 series by clicking here. For up-to-date news and information on Paul Potts, please click here.


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