Connie Talbot confirmed for Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions – but when was she last on the show and what has she done since?

CONNIE Talbot has continued to pursue a career in music after appearing on the first ever series of Britain’s Got Talent at the age of six.

Now, she will compete in Simon Cowell’s Champions version of show. Here is everything you need to know about her…

Connie Talbot competed on Britain’s Got Talent in 2007

Who is Connie Talbot?

Connie Talbot is an 18-year-old singer, who has amassed a huge following on social media thanks to her impressive vocals.

She has 188,000 admirers on Instagram, where she shares her stunning selfies and some of her songs.

Her debut album, titled Over The Rainbow, sold more than 250,000 copies and went to number one in three countries.

In 2016 she released an album entitled Matters To Me and has spoken about breaking into the music industry on Loose Women.

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Connie Talbot is competing in Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions
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When was Connie Talbot last on Britain’s Got Talent?

The songstress stole hearts when she appeared on the first series of Britain’s Got Talent in 2007.

She made it all the way to the final and sang Somewhere Over The Rainbow but missed out on the prize to Paul Potts.

Simon Cowell intended to sign her to his label Song BMG, however, he decided not to go ahead with it as she was too young.

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Connie Talbot is a favourite with Britain’s Got Talent fans
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What has Connie Talbot been up to since Britain’s Got Talent?

A year after appearing on Britain’s Got Talent she released Connie Talbot’s Christmas Album which she recorded in her bedroom studio.

Connie Talbot’s Holiday Magic, her third album, released in 2009 was also Christmas themed.

In 2012 she released her fourth album Beautiful World under Hong Kong based label Evosound – it reached number one in the Taiwan charts.

Two years later she opened a special concert to celebrate South Korea hosting the G20 summit.

When will Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions be on TV?

ITV have confirmed the BGT spin-off will start on Saturday, August 31.

The series will run for six weeks – with this in mind the show is likely to end on October 5, 2019.

We know that the final was taped at Wembley Arena at the end of July.

Embarrassingly enough, the act who won the contest showed off their trophy outside the arena – we won’t spoil it for you though, but if you do care to know who’s won the show, a simple Twitter search will bring up the answer in no time.

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