ITV Britain's Got Talent blunder as act 'lets slip' secret on Alesha Dixon


Britain's Got Talent returned to screens on Friday night, when one act was left red-faced after making a huge blunder live on air which left one of the judges feeling exposed.

Trixy the magician took to the stage to perform his mesmerising set, in a bid to secure a spot in Sunday night's live final. His act saw him enlist the help of the judging panel, as he asked to borrow Amanda Holden's phone, the Mirror reports.

Bruno Tonioli was requested to insert what time he woke up into the calculator, as he moved on to speak to Alesha Dixon by asking her how many people were in the studio audience. Asking her how she was, he appeared to let slip that her performance is pre-recorded.

Alesha is set to perform on stage on Friday night's show with one of her new hits, as part of the semi-final show entertainment. However fans tuning into the programme took to social media as they spotted the awkward blunder.

"The magician giving away that Alesha has pre-recorded her performance #BGT #BritainsGotTalent," one wrote, whilst another added: "Did we miss Alesha’s performance? #BGT #BritainsGotTalent."

BGT judges walking out of stage holding hands
BGT semi-finals week has kicked off -Credit:Dymond/Thames/REX/Shutterstock

Alesha will perform on tonight's show, following a string of star-studded acts this week, which has included the cast of Frozen the musical as well as the cast of The Lion King and brand new musical & Juliet.

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Alesha is making a return to the industry with her new hit song Ransom. Discussing how she feels about being back in music, she told Rolling Stone: "Well, I want to be back as Alesha Dixon the artist.

"I’ve been recording throughout the years, but hadn’t felt quite ready to release anything for a multitude of reasons. One of them being the fact that I’m an independent artist now and it’s very expensive to put out music, and the industry is very tricky. The business aspect of it is what has put me off going down that road again. I just haven’t got time to play the music industry games and, you know, trying to compete for chart positions with artists that are signed to major labels."

She added: "The whole thing puts me off, but the love and the desire of making music has never faded. What made me change my mind this time round was feeling like I’d written a song where it sort of just aligned with how I was feeling. It just felt more authentic to me, and I felt more confident to put it out. There’s also just that feeling of life is too short. I just wanted to feel like I could put something out into the world, regardless of the industry, regardless of the expectations, the business, the money."

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