BGT lads Lovable Rogues hailed by Simon Cowell as they secure Final place

15:19 09 May 2012

Lovable Rogues

Lovable Rogues

Archant

Pop band Loveable Rogues are so close to TV glory – after the London-based lads booked the place in the Britain’s Got Talent final.

Pop supremo, Simon Cowell – who swaps searching for new singing talent for unearthing performing animals in BGT, hailed the Rogues.

“It was brilliant. You’ve come together at absolutely the right time. This is absolutely the real deal,” said the music mogul.

Now they join pop-opera duo Jonathan and Charlotte, Latin American ballroom dancers Kai and Natalia, Pudsey the dancing dog with dance partner Ashleigh, Welsh male choir Only Boys Aloud and also Molly Rainford in Saturday’s final.

Two more acts will be chosen during tonight’s show. Thefinal acts will be added to the line-up tomorrow (Thursday).

Coral bookmakers said Jonathan and Charlotte are the current favourites to win at 8-13, followed by Ashleigh and Pudsey at 10-3 and Loveable Rogues on 6-1.

Loveable Rogues, who topped Wednesday’s public vote, won themselves legions of fans as they belted out their own tune, Lovesick.

Latest Stories

19 minutes ago
Does he make it through the doors in the nick of time?

Old university friends Noel Carroll and James Heptonstall teamed up to complete the ultimate London fitness challenge - racing the Tube!

Read more
Miguel Ausina took this photo of shoppers beign evacuated from Westfield

The Westfield Stratford shopping centre was evacuated after a suspicious package was found today, but reopened at 3.20pm.

Read more
A 25-year-old man arrested in connection with Alice's disappearance will face no further action

A 25-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder in the investigation into missing Hanwell teenager Alice Gross will face no further action, say police.

Read more

Quirky London

Quizzes

Do you fancy yourself as a football ground know-it-all? Try our devilishly difficult quiz!

How well do you know your football stadiums? This brand new quiz from London24 will seperate the men from the boys...

Read more
Do you know your Thames truths from the porkie pies? (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

So, you live (or work) in London, and you think you know the river well.

Read more
Diego Costa of Chelsea exchanges words with Cesc Fabregas (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Getty Images)

Chelsea have made several personnel changes over the course of the summer as they look to mount a squad that can challenge for the title.

Read more