BGT fans in tears as disabled dance group gets golden buzzer after moving performance

Viewers of Britain’s Got Talent were blown away after watching a dance group made up of people with different disabilities.

Born to Perform, a band from Northampton, took to the stage on the ITV program to dance in sync to You Can’t Stop The Beat, from the hit film Hairspray.

People between the ages of 14 and 24 explained that they wanted to “break down barriers” and perform without fear of being judged.

“There are different disabilities. I have autism and Ellie has Down syndrome. We have a barrier in life, but we are starting to break down those barriers today and show the world that life is an opportunity for people. Born to Perform gives us an opportunity to be ourselves without anyone judging us,” a member of the band told hosts Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly.

Dance group Born to Perform won gold buzzer on BGT

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Dressed in fluorescent outfits as they danced on stage, panelists Simon Cowell, 62, David Walliams, 50, Amanda Holden, 51, and Alesha Dixon, 43, couldn’t help but smile.

After the performance, Amanda said, “I couldn’t stop smiling for the entire duration of this performance. You were amazing,” while Simon added, “I didn’t like it, I loved it. J loved that you had such a great time. It was actually one of my favorite auditions.

Meanwhile, Alesha shared, “The passion was just pouring out of all of you.”

The jury was moved by the performance of the disabled group
The jury was moved by the performance of the disabled group

But it was David’s actions that caught the most attention when he said, “I loved it, guys. In fact, I loved it so much I’m going to do this!” before pressing the golden buzzer.

The group couldn’t help but cry and hug as they shared the joy of seeing golden confetti rain down on them.

Fans rushed to Twitter to share their thoughts when one person wrote, “Amazing. If there was ever proof that having a disability doesn’t always have to be a barrier, this is it! They were INCREDIBLE!! !” with a star emoji.

David Walliams pressed the golden buzzer
David Walliams pressed the golden buzzer

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“Tears are flowing! I’m so happy for them…#BornToPerform,” another shared.

A third wrote: “my god sitting here in tears! so brave to play guys, so amazing! bravo david”.

While a fourth added: “the tears look #bgt what a joy to watch this amazing dance troupe, proof that having a disability shouldn’t stop you from achieving your [email protected] great choice!”

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