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Cornwall's Josh Curnow misses out on spot in BGT final

Josh Curnow performing in the third live semi-final of ITV's Britain's Got Talent Credit: Syco/TalkbackThames

Cornish singer-songwriter Josh Curnow has narrowly missed out on a place in the Britain's Got Talent final.

Josh grew up in Wadebridge and now lives in Indian Queens. He's played in bars and pubs across the county and had high hopes of winning the ITV competition, which offers a chance to perform at the Royal Variety Show.

Josh wowed the crowd with his version of Runnin' by Beyonce Credit: Syco/TalkbackThames

He certainly impressed the BGT judges in the semi-final with his rendition of Runnin' by Beyonce - but not enough to win the votes of the viewers and make it through to the final ten. He came in fourth place.

Josh may still have a chance at glory... if he is selected as one of the judges' wild cards

Credit: Syco/TalkbackThames


Gracie bows out of Britain's Got Talent

Ten-year-old Gracie Wickens-Sweet from Brent Knoll failed to win through to the finals Credit: ITV/Syco

A young singer from Somerset has failed to make it into the finals of Britain's Got Talent. Ten year old Gracie Wickens-Sweet from Brent Knoll's solo effort wowed the audience but didn't win enough votes in tonight's live semi-final to get through.

Gracie's singing from a giant swing wowed the studio audience Credit: ITV/Syco

10-year-old singer from Somerset wows on BGT

Gracie Wickens-Sweet will perform in the show's live semi-finals tonight. Credit: ITV

An 10-year-old girl from Somerset has been wowing the judges on Britain's Got Talent, and will be performing in tonight's live semi-finals in front of millions.

Gracie Wickens-Sweet from Brent Knoll, described as "fantastic" by the judges, got a standing ovation from the crowd for her performance of Somewhere Over the Rainbow. Her next challenge will be to make it through to the show's live finals.

The South West has also been cheering on 11-year-old South Gloucestershire dancer Eloise Stroud, who made a splash with dance troupe Groove Thing. The talented youngsters missed out on a place in the final, but still have a chance to be chosen as a wild card.

South Gloucestershire dancer and her group wow BGT judges

Groove Thing got four yeses from the judges. Credit: ITV

Fresh from wowing the judges on Britain's Got Talent, young dance group Groove Thing have been performing in South Gloucestershire - but this was an exclusive private showing for the school of one of its members.

11-year-old Eloise Stroud is a Year 7 pupil at Brimsham Green in Yate, and says performing for her classmates was an even bigger challenge than getting four yeses.

She and her 11 fellow dancers are no stranger to a challenge - training all day and after school five days a week in Port Talbot, Wales to get good. It looks like it's paying off.


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On Twitter, the duo thanked fans for their support.

"WE are so proud of you...thank you so much" they wrote.