After impressing with one of her own songs during her audition, Beth, who works at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, landed number 1 on iTunes and was advised by bookmakers to win the BGT crown this year.
She took to the stage in the fifth and final semi-final on Saturday with another of her original Everyday Heroes tracks – a tribute to the hard work of all who have worked tirelessly this year in shocking and uncertain times.
Giving his review, David Walliams described Beth, 25, as an extraordinary talent, adding: “We owe a huge debt to you and all of your colleagues and I think this is a fitting tribute to you and all. “
Holding back tears, Amanda Hold said she was ‘a credit to humanity’ so jaws dropped across the country when Ant and Dec revealed she was ready for the public vote, after failing. not even been ranked among the 3 judges.
Their choice to qualify for the final was the Golden Buzzer Act of Alesha Dixon, Nabil Abdulrashid, and their decision was widely criticized on social media.
One tweeted: “Beth.not in the top 3 is happening. Appropriate and talented with his own song written on NHS during the pandemic, ”and in agreement another posted:“ Sorry the judges are a full JOKE BETH I the winner not the so called comic book. ”
A third responded: “It’s a prank Beth should have played in the final.
Every BGT semi-final this year has sparked outrage from viewers, the other memorable piece of controversy being when singer Sirine Jahangir and the Sign Along With Us choir, both strongly encouraged by bookmakers to win, both won missed the final the same week.