This little girl looked like she would burst into a performance of “Let It Go” as she stepped lightly onto the stage in the fourth round of auditions. And Amanda Holden would have loved that; it’s one of her favourites.
But 12-year-old Maia Goughfrom South Wales stunned all the judges with her song choice: Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing”.
“I wasn’t sure you would be able to hit the notes,” Amanda told Maia. “But for a 12 year old that was mind-glowingly fantastic.”
“For all the right reasons, you’re the one I’m going to remember from today’s auditions,” added Simon Cowell. “You are someone to watch.”
“Sometimes people ask why we have children on Britain’s Got Talent and it’s because sometimes they’re better than the adults. And you were today,” David Walliams told Maia. “You really are a diva. You can hold our attention as well as any adult.”
Someone who got Amanda’s attention for all the wrong reasons was Aaron Marshall.
Amanda was excited after Aaron walked out on stage and the music to Frozen’s “Let It Go” started playing. Then Aaron started singing…
“That’s how the voice in Simon’s head sounds,” David laughed at Aaron’s harsh, rasping voice.
“It’s as if Satan’s singing it,” Amanda screamed and told Aaron to get off the stage.
But Simon, David and Alesha Dixon kept Aaron on the stage and he got three yeses.
“I can hear you do an album of classics like that,” Simon said.
“I can’t believe it,” Aaron told Ant and Dec afterwards.
“I don’t think anyone can!” they told him.
Amanda got the Disney performance she wanted from Misstasia, who sang “Part of Your World” and all the judges gave them a yes.
“It was incredibly sweet,” David smiled.
“I imagine everywhere you walk birds are always singing and it’s always sunny,” Simon smiled.
Fifteen-year-old Jonathan Lutwyche from Gibraltar stunned the judges with his contemporary dancing.
“I’m not usually a fan of this stuff but you’re brilliant,” Simon told him.
“Never seen anything so beautiful and heartfelt. The British public and Royal family would love to see this,” Amanda added.
But will they?
Click here for our picture gallery of all the acts from the Week Four auditions.
Britain’s Got Talent continues on ITV, Saturday May 9, 8.00pm.
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