Cape Town's Belinda Davids gets another standing ovation on Britain's Got Talent: 'Utterly spellbinding', says Amanda

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  • South Africa's Belinda Davids delivered a moving rendition of Whitney Houston's I Have Nothing during the Britain's Got Talent semi-final round.
  • Belinda received yet another standing ovation from the judges. Amanda Holden called the performance "utterly spellbinding and so strong."
  • "I'm just so blown away. That hit me, right down to my soul. It was passionate, soulful, pure and incredible," said Ashley Banjo.

South Africa's Belinda Davids received yet another standing ovation from the Britain's Got Talent judges with a rendition of Whitney Houston's I have Nothing on Saturday.

This week's semi-finalists performed in front of returning judging panel David Walliams, Ashley Banjo, Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden - as well as a virtual audience watching from home.

43-year-old Belinda, who has travelled the world as Whitney Houston tribute artist, first wowed the judges during the theatre audition round with a cover of One Moment in Time.

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"I'm just so blown away. That hit me, right down to my soul. It was passionate, soulful, pure and incredible," said Ashley. David added: "It was absolutely electric from start to finish."

Amanda called the performance "utterly spellbinding and so strong."

Two contestants from each round of semi-finals, one judges choice, and another chosen by the viewers - will advance to the finals next month.  

The winner of the competition will walk away with £250,000 (R5 510 403) and place on the Royal Variety Performance line-up. At last year's performance, Prince William and Kate were seated in the audience. 

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