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BGT: The Champions: Amanda Holden stays behind in TEARS while awarding sand artist Golden Buzzer

Amanda Holden struggled to hold back tears in Britain's Got Talent: The Champions & first semifinal on Saturday, when she awarded the coveted Golden Buzzer to Ukrainian sand artist Kseniya Simonova.

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The star praised her & # 39; uplifting and emotional & # 39; performances that documented the story of a child fighting cancer.

It came when fans' favorites Connie Talbott and Paul Potts did not make it to the final because the studio audience voted for the American duo Bello and Annaliese Nock.

Emotionally: Amanda Holden was left in tears in the Got Gotent of Great Britain: the first semifinal of the champion, when she awarded the coveted Golden Buzzer to Ukrainian sand artist Kseniya Simonova

Distraught: the judge praised the & # 39; uplifting and emotional & # 39; performance and pressed the buzzer that sent her directly to the final

Distraught: the judge praised the & # 39; uplifting and emotional & # 39; performance and pressed the buzzer that sent her directly to the final

Distraught: the judge praised the & # 39; uplifting and emotional & # 39; performance and pressed the buzzer that sent her directly to the final

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For the show, Kseniya – who won the very first series of Ukraine & # 39; s Got Talent – led the whole audience through a series of animations in a container of sand.

While the performance brought a thunderous reception from the audience, it was Amanda who pressed the buzzer and sent her directly to the final.

She then said: & # 39; I heard your story at the beginning of how you work with cancer patients, so the whole message was very uplifting and very emotional.

& # 39; For me your silent skill requires no language, nothing to explain that you just did it with sand, it was absolutely beautiful. & # 39;

Unbelievable: for the performance, Kseniya – who won the very first series of Ukraine & # 39; s Got Talent – led the whole audience through a series of animations in a sandbox

Glamorous: the beautiful star surprised the crowd with its performance

Glamorous: the beautiful star surprised the crowd with its performance

Sensational: it earned her a place in the final in five weeks
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Sensational: it earned her a place in the final in five weeks

Glamorous: the beautiful star surprised the audience with her performance, which earned her a place in the final in five weeks

I choose you! As a judge who had received the Golden Buzzer for that week, Amanda Kseniya opted for a place in the final

I choose you! As a judge who had received the Golden Buzzer for that week, Amanda Kseniya opted for a place in the final

I choose you! As a judge who had received the Golden Buzzer for that week, Amanda Kseniya opted for a place in the final

After the nine acts had played, it was time to reveal who the studio audience had chosen to get a place in the final.

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Despite amazing viewers with their incredible performances, BGT 2007 stars Connie and Paul failed to make the top three, which consisted of Ashleigh Butler and her dog Sully, the American father-daughter duo Bello and Annaliese Nock and the legendary dancing Stormtroopers Boogie Storm.

The judges struggled to hide their shock that neither of the two singers had finished high in the mood, with viewers at home equally indignant.

Outrageous: it is because many viewers were fuming to see American father-daughter duo Bello and Annaliese Nock winning public votes over various fan-favorite acts

Outrageous: it is because many viewers were fuming to see American father-daughter duo Bello and Annaliese Nock winning public votes over various fan-favorite acts

Outrageous: it is because many viewers were fuming to see American father-daughter duo Bello and Annaliese Nock winning public votes over various fan-favorite acts

Shocking: BGT 2007 winner Paul Potts was considered by many to be a big contender, but did not even succeed in reaching the top three

Shocking: BGT 2007 winner Paul Potts was considered by many to be a big contender, but did not even succeed in reaching the top three

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Shocking: BGT 2007 winner Paul Potts was considered by many to be a big contender, but did not even succeed in reaching the top three

Scandalous: the judges struggled to hide their shock because both Paul and Connie Talbott did not reach the final

Scandalous: the judges struggled to hide their shock because both Paul and Connie Talbott did not reach the final

Stunned: The vote came from the studio audience of so-called & # 39; Got Talent Superfans & # 39;

Stunned: The vote came from the studio audience of so-called & # 39; Got Talent Superfans & # 39;

Scandalous: the judges struggled to hide their shock because both Paul and Connie Talbott did not reach the final

A posted: & # 39; Catching up on #bgtchampions but just seen that Connie couldn't get through WHAT!?!? She was AWESOME that I've been eroded. & # 39;

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Another wrote: & # 39; It's bad that Connie didn't make it to the final, but the fact that she didn't make it to the top 3 just shows how the whole & # 39; The public can choose who goes through & it was absolutely the producers' wrong decision. & # 39;

A third also tweeted: & # 39; Paul Potts and Connie should definitely have been in the top three. & # 39;

Fuming: viewers went to Twitter in turmoil at the decision because they insisted that Paul and Connie should have earned a place in the final

Fuming: viewers went to Twitter in turmoil at the decision because they insisted that Paul and Connie should have earned a place in the final

Fuming: viewers went to Twitter in turmoil at the decision because they insisted that Paul and Connie should have earned a place in the final

Connie surprised viewers when she returned to the show that made her a star after no less than 12 years.

No longer a toothy six-year-old, the now 18-year-old stunned with her idyllic singing, while she accompanied the performance on the piano.

Simon praised: & # 39; Connie you have teeth! I will remember that first audition for the rest of my life, I don't think we would be sitting here today if it wasn't for you, so we are so grateful to you. You have come back like a star. & # 39;

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It comes after BGT 2012 champion Ashleigh and her new dog Sully kicked off the first semifinal.

The pair's collaboration came after the beloved Pudsey of the Stars – with whom she won the show – died in 2017.

Again, the pair of enchanted viewers with a vintage Mary Poppins-inspired routine that showed the amazing movements of the pooch.

United: BGT 2012 winners Ashleigh Butler and her new dog Sully came first on the podium

United: BGT 2012 winners Ashleigh Butler and her new dog Sully came first on the podium

Close: The couple occurred after the death of Ashleigh & # 39; s dog Pudsey in 2017

Close: The couple occurred after the death of Ashleigh & # 39; s dog Pudsey in 2017

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United: it comes after BGT 2012 champion Ashleigh and her new dog Sully kicked off the first semifinal

Great: once again the couple delighted the viewers with a vintage Mary Poppins-inspired routine that showed the amazing movements of the pooch

Great: once again the couple delighted the viewers with a vintage Mary Poppins-inspired routine that showed the amazing movements of the pooch

Great: once again the couple delighted the viewers with a vintage Mary Poppins-inspired routine that showed the amazing movements of the pooch

David Walliams gushed: & I think that is great, the set was of course based on my bedroom, all those years ago the national fell in love with Ashleigh and Pudsey and tonight we all fell in love with Ashleigh and Sully. & # 39;

In addition to the performance, the American father-daughter duo Bello and Annaliese were Nick, who became nocturnal sensations when they participated separately in America's Got Talent.

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For the first time, the forces bundled the viewers and jury members to breath while working on a rotating arrangement of iron poles – without a safety net.

The dare act saw the poles turn repeatedly, with both Bello and Annaliese moving and hanging easily on the structure.

Sweet: Presenter Ant McPartlin even got a kiss from Sully after he surprised the jury with the performance

Sweet: Presenter Ant McPartlin even got a kiss from Sully after he surprised the jury with the performance

Sweet: Presenter Ant McPartlin even got a kiss from Sully after he surprised the jury with the performance

In addition to the performance, the American father-daughter duo were Bello and Annaliese Nock, who became nocturnal sensations when they participated separately in America's Got Talent.

For the first time, the forces bundled the viewers and jury members to breath while working on a rotating arrangement of iron poles – without a safety net.

The dare act saw the poles turn repeatedly, with both Bello and Annaliese moving and hanging easily on the structure.

Heartbreaking: in addition to the performance, the American father-daughter duo Bello and Annaliese were Nick, who became nocturnal sensations when they participated separately in America's Got Talent

Heartbreaking: in addition to the performance, the American father-daughter duo Bello and Annaliese were Nick, who became nocturnal sensations when they participated separately in America's Got Talent

Heartbreaking: in addition to the performance, the American father-daughter duo Bello and Annaliese were Nick, who became nocturnal sensations when they participated separately in America's Got Talent

Heartbreaking: the dare act saw the poles rotate repeatedly, with both Bello and Annaliese moving and hanging easily on the structure

Heartbreaking: the dare act saw the poles rotate repeatedly, with both Bello and Annaliese moving and hanging easily on the structure

Heartbreaking: the dare act saw the poles rotate repeatedly, with both Bello and Annaliese moving and hanging easily on the structure

Astonishing: in addition to the performance, the American father-daughter duo Bello and Annaliese were Nick, who became nocturnal sensations when they participated separately in America's Got Talent

Astonishing: in addition to the performance, the American father-daughter duo Bello and Annaliese were Nick, who became nocturnal sensations when they participated separately in America's Got Talent

Astonishing: in addition to the performance, the American father-daughter duo Bello and Annaliese were Nick, who became nocturnal sensations when they participated separately in America's Got Talent

Simon Cowell praised the couple especially because she was alive every time he saw them, and added: & # 39; You two are really crazy and I mean that as a compliment. The reaction here is all I hope it would be.

& # 39; Since I got to know you both, you are one of the most incredible acts we've had on GT over the years. You are still alive, so thank you. & # 39;

David also pointed out Bello's striking blonde hair and added: “It was absolutely horrible, I could barely watch you, we don't have a health and safety department in this show – it was absolutely incredible that you look like you are Jedward & # 39; s father. & # 39;

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