Britain’s Got Talent comedian Jon Courtenay has revealed that his semi-final audition went completely wrong – and no one even noticed.
The comedian, who was sent through the competition as Ant and Dec’s Golden Buzzer, was crowned the 2020 champion in October, bagging the £250,000 cash prize.
The father-of-two landed 35.7% of the public vote in the finale, winning by a mile against his competitors.
Choir Sign Along With Us came in second with 15.33%, while comedian Steve Royal came third with 14.1%.
Speaking about life after winning the talent competition, Jon revealed that not everything went to plan during his auditions.
‘My experience I think as far as experiences go, mine was right up there, you know to get the golden buzzer and then the judges chose me to actually win it,’ Jon told us.
‘There are just a few things that went wrong that people don’t know about. I had a spectacular brain fart in my semi-final performance and actually forgot to sing the entire song, which nobody knows about.’
‘So on my tour (next year), I’m going to be singing the whole version of the song which nobody’s heard yet because I literally forgot three verses and just jumped to the end of the song,’ he added.
Despite missing out a few verses in his semi-final audition, Jon left the judges in tears after he paid a tribute to his late father during his emotional performance.
He also received amazing feedback from the panel as Alesha Dixon told him: ‘It just had absolutely everything, you tick every single box you know. I did not expect to be crying at your act because it was so funny in the beginning.
‘But just seeing your parents and telling that story, so beautifully told and that full circle moment for you with your own children, it was just magical.
‘It made me just feel so warm inside, I honestly feel so happy for you, you nailed it my friend.’
While Amanda Holden added: ‘Your mum floored me at the end. I am treating this show like therapy I cry all the time.
‘You’re very very talented and your piano playing is brilliant but I think it’s just you, you’re just so lovely, so humble and you can tell you’re a great dad, I just really want it for you.’
Turns out, they didn’t notice either Jon!
Britain’s Got Talent returns to ITV next year.
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