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Comedy singer Jon Courtenay is the seventh act to make it to the finale of "Britain's Got Talent". Courtenay impressed the judges with his song about his own childhood. The acts were narrowed down to the top three which included singer Belinda Edwards and magician Jasper Cherry. In terms of originality, that act for me is Jon," Ashley Banjo said. David Walliams and Amanda Holden agreed with Banjo.
RELATED: Kenadi Dodds Dazzles With Carrie Underwood Cover On 'America's Got Talent' Final Britain's Got Talent viewers were left taking to Twitter after some believed illusionist Kevin Quantum's act didn't follow social distancing rules, amid coronavirus measures being in place - while others were quick to point out that care had been taken on the show. The show is following strict social distancing rules, including the judges' desks being kept apart and some acts not being on stage. Hosts Ant McPartlin and Dec Donnelly also remind viewers each week that all acts are following the correct guidelines of the time of filming. Perhaps this was why Dec wasn't asked to take part in the act when Ant and the judges were, forming a group of six. But viewers tuning in on Saturday night believed the act may not be following the rules, as others disagreed.
social distancing." Some fans weren't so sure any rules had been broken though, as one wrote: "Here come the social distancing complaints." Another said: "Wait for twitter to b***h about social distancing when they've explained they were in working bubbles during recording." The show had confirmed rules and guidelines had been followed correctly at the start of the show, so this will have been the case. Britain's Got Talent continues Saturdays at 8pm on ITV. Britain's Got Talent sends Jon Courtenay through to the final (Picture: ITV) The Britain's Got Talent judges have put comedian Jon Courtenay through to the final. During tonight's semi-final, after all the acts had performed, the judges had whittled it down to magician Jasper Cherry, singer Belinda Davids and of course, comedian Jon. And while they agreed that all three acts were incredible and were worthy of going through to the final, they could only pick one. David Walliams started off the vote as he began: 'All of these three are incredibly talented, comparing them is impossible.
'But, the act I thought that just really got me in every single way possible tonight was Jon.' 'Alesha it is tough, but who would you like to see in the final,' Ant McPartlin quizzed. 'Like David said you can't compare these acts because you all stand out in your own way and I think all three of these acts deserve to be in the final,' Alesha Dixon explained. 'Ok, I am going to go with my heart, the act I want to see in the final is Belinda.' The judges struggled to make a decision (Picture: Dymond/Thames/Syco/REX) 'But we do have to pick, and I think the thing edging it for me right now is orginality, the act that feels original to me, and that act is Jon.' Amanda, who gets the casting vote as head judge went on to add: 'Everyone has said it, all three of you are amazingly talented people. When asked how he was feeling by the hosts, a speechless Jon told them: 'I am only on this because I want to be on at the Palladium, this wasn't meant to get this far.' Britain's Got Talent's semi-final airs on Saturday at 8pm on ITV. If you've got a celebrity story, video or pictures get in touch with the Metro.co.uk entertainment team by emailing us [email protected], calling 020 3615 2145 or by visiting our Submit Stuff page – we'd love to hear from you. MORE: Britain's Got Talent 2020: Ant and Dec's golden buzzer act Jon Courtenay forced to axe Simon Cowell jokes after bike accident Britain's Got Talent 2020 has been keeping families entertained over the weekends and tonight was no different as the semi-finalists took to the stage. The eight acts gave everything they had in their final attempts to impress the judges during the pre-recorded talent competition. Who is through to the BGT 2020 finals? Judge David Walliams said: "You opened the show with a bang, that was incredible". Their opening act was followed by the talented Chineke! Junior Orchestra, Katherine and Joe O'Malley, Kevin Quantum and Jon Courtenay. Fans also saw compelling performances by Jasper Cherry, Papi Flex and Belinda Davids. READ MORE: Britain's Got Talent voting: How does voting work on BGT?