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Hammond pupil Beau Dermott through to Britain's Got Talent Final

The Hammond School pupil is tipped to win the show

Hammond School singing sensation Beau Dermott stormed through to Saturday's Britain's Got Talent final - and judges say she is in with a strong chance of winning the show.

Nine acts took to the stage for the fourth live semi-final last night (Wednesday, May 25) but it was 12-year-old Beau and dance act Balance Unity who claimed victory.

Earlier in the evening, Beau, earned her spot in the final by impressing with her performance of Someone Like You from Jekyll and Hyde.

After her stunning performance, judge Amanda Holden told her: "I'm so proud of you," while Simon Cowell said people like Beau were the reason Britain's Got Talent exists.

Beau, Balance Unity and Tumar KR all topped the public vote, but judges David Walliams, Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden all put through Balance Unity.

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But Beau, from Widnes, was named the winner of the semi-final.

She was joined on stage by her proud mum, who said she was 'overwhelmed' that her daughter did so well.

"Fantastic, loads of support and I am made up, absolutely thrilled," she said.

And asked whether he thought the news had sunk in, Beau said "Well not really but it's amazing and thank you everyone for voting".

Rudheath singer Brett Sinclair got a standing ovation with his group, the Collaborative Orchestra and Singers. The group started off their rendition of The Beatles' 'Hey Jude' in pre-recorded parts across the UK, before entering the auditorium to a rapturous reception as they belted out the classic

Judge Alesha Dixon described it as 'epic'.

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