The semi-finals have officially begun (Picture: REX)

With Britain’s Got Talent grand finale days away, fans are desperate to know who will be taking home £250,000, and performing at the Royal Variety show.

Several acts will take to the stage this week to compete for a coveted spot in Sunday’s live final, (June 5) under the watchful eye of judges Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams.

A grand total of 40 acts have made it to this pivotal stage of the beloved ITV talent competition and will have just one opportunity – live on TV – to win over judges and viewers at home.

Golden buzzer acts which include singer Loren Allred, comedian Axel Blake, dance troupe Born To Perform, duo Flintz & T4ylor and magician Keiichi Iwasak made it straight through to the semi-finals.

But who will be competing for the ultimate prize?

Who are the Britain’s Got Talent finalists?

Maxwell Thorpe

The singer is fan favourite (Picture: ITV)

Sheffield busker Maxwell won the hearts of the nation during the BGT auditions, and he didn’t disappoint during Monday’s semi-finals.

As soon as he closed the show, all four judges gave him a standing ovation, as did the entire audience packed into the Hammersmith Apollo, with David stating that he should have been ‘given a golden buzzer.’

Considering his performances so far have been mesmerising, we know Sunday’s final will be one to remember.

Jamie Leahey

Jamie will be providing the comedy on Sunday (Picture: ITV)

After the decision to save comedian Jamie and magician Junwoo was left to a public vote, viewers rejoiced as the youngster was confirmed as the second finalist.

Jamie, 13, and his sidekick Chuck also earned praise from the judges during the auditions.

‘I started ventriloquism in the first lockdown,’ the youngster said during Monday’s show.

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‘We have been rehearsing a lot for the semi-final and we’re not going to wing it.’

‘No, we’re going to win it,’ enthused Chuck.

That’s the spirit!

Britain’s Got Talent returns on Tuesday at 8pm on ITV.

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