Many viewers thought someone else deserved the spot.
The BGT hopefuls will put on show-stopping performances from 29 May to 2 June in a bid to reach the live grand final.
The TV star celebrated the milestone with a swim and a nice lunch.
After the rules were broken there are now seven Golden Buzzer acts in this year's semi-final.
Noodle the cat was a CGI animation of a feline who talked to the judges and sang Feeling Good.
Cowell said he did not get involved in David Walliams's departure from Britain's Got Talent after it emerged the former judge had made derogatory remarks about contestants.
The 13-year-old tugged on the heart strings with his story of how performing magic had helped him overcome the social awkwardness that came with his autism.
The star said it all happened 'last moment'.
'Britain's Got Talent' fans will be thrilled to learn that the ITV talent show is back, with Ant and Dec returning for another year of awkward auditions and incredible hidden talents.
The judging line-up has had a rare change after David Walliams' exit.
Tonioli has joined the ITV show this year.
Tom Ball has found a whole new fanbase with America's Got Talent.
Dixon said she loves Walliams 'very much'.
The music mogul made an early bad call.
'I am pursuing a civil case of personal injury under negligence'
Britain's Got Talent and music mogul Simon Cowell got engaged to Lauren Silverman in 2021, but is keeping wedding plans close to his chest.
Could a new X Factor be in the works?
The TV star has been a judge on the show for 10 years.
Morgan weighed in after it was reported that Walliams made unpleasant comments about 'BGT' hopefuls.
Music mogul Simon Cowell has credited birth of son Eric for changing his life after work pressure left him burnt out and depressed.
The TV talent judge is taking his latest pop search online.
A podcast looking at what really happens on TV talent shows shared some shocking stories.
The 'Pop Idol' judge described the late singer and actor as 'charismatic, funny and just a great person to be with.'
The brand new clip shows Simon Cowell, Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh assembling the successful boyband.
The TV juggernaut could make a return.