Ant and Dec were hoping 13-year-old Akshat Singh could win over the Britain’s Got Talent judges after some of the previous acts left the panel and the audience defeated.
Appearing on the stage, Akshat told the judges he wanted only to make people smile with his performance on the ITV panel show.
Taking to the stage after his introduction, the teenager showcased a routine of impressive dance moves, wowing the judges and the audience alike.
Following his performance, the judges commended the youngster on his performance and just as they were about to give him the seal of approval, the 43-year-old Geordie duo jumped in.
Not golden buzzer worthy
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With the panel set to give Akshat four yeses, Ant and Dec beat them to it by pressing the Golden Buzzer, meaning the teenager would be sent straight through to the live semi-finals.
However, although some viewers at home enjoyed Akshat’s performance, others weren’t too happy with Ant and Dec’s decision to send him through to the live shows.
One viewer wrote on Twitter: “Yes he was fun, yes he moved a bit. Golden buzzer material? I don't think so. #bgt.”
Another posted: “Really?? A #GoldenBuzzer for that???? #BGT #BGT2019 #BritainsGotTalent2019 #BritainsGotTalent.”
Whilst a third simply remarked: “The kid was good best so far tonight but not golden buzzer worthy #BGT.”
Though, not everyone objected to the Golden Buzzer choice as a fourth opined: “I’m sorry but if he can