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Alesha Dixon Rules Out 'Strictly Come Dancing' Return After Len Goodman's Departure


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Former ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ judge Alesha Dixon has ruled out retuning to the show, after head judge Len Goodman leaves next year. Dixon, a former Mirrorball trophy winner, joined the ‘Strictly’ judging panel in 2009 before leaving the show for 'Britain's Got Talent’.

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Speaking at the AOL Build UK event on Friday, Dixon said: “No I'm certainly not going back. For me it's about moving forward and actually I'm really sad that Len is leaving but I totally understand. I had a great catch up with Bruno Tonioli recently and it's a massive deal because he's been there from the start.”

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'BGT' Cleared Over Amanda Holden And Alesha Dixon's Revealing Outfits For Second Year In A Row


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Media watchdog Ofcom has ruled that they will not be investigating ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ over the revealing dresses worn by judges Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden on the May 23rd semi-final. It’s the second time in less than a year the ITV talent show has been cleared by Ofcom over the judges’ wardrobe choices.

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Holden’s yellow gown, which featured a plunging neckline and Dixon’s black and sheer jumpsuit prompted 19 complaints from viewers who found the outfits a little too revealing for the pre-watershed broadcast.

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Magician Richard Jones Wins 'Britain's Got Talent Final'


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Magician Richard Jones has been crowned this year’s winner of ‘Britain's Got Talent’ after a close final. The 25-year-old army bandsman impressed viewers and the judges on Saturday night (May 28th) with a military-themed trick featuring an army veteran.

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"I can't believe it. Thank you so much to everyone who voted. I want to thank my family, I want to thank Fergus, I want to thank the Magic Circle and the whole community,” Jones said after winning. "They've been absolutely fantastic and everyone's been so supportive. Thank you to everyone here and everyone at home watching. It means the world to me.”

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Alesha Dixon, East 17 And 5ive Pull Out Of 'Brexit Gig'


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‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judge Alesha Dixon and boybands 5IVE and East 17 are pulling out of an upcoming “Brexit gig” organised by the campaign to vote to leave the European Union, with ‘70s star Rose Royce also reportedly considering doing the same.

The BPop Live event is scheduled to take place at Birmingham’s Genting Arena on June 19th – just four days before the United Kingdom votes on whether to remain within the E.U. However, the company responsible for managing both Dixon and 5ive claimed that they only recently discovered the gig was “more a political rally”.

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Simon Cowell Says Things Get 'Very Naughty' Backstage At 'Britain's Got Talent'


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Simon Cowell has said he and his fellow judges on ‘Britain’s Got Talent’, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams, would never work again if people knew how ‘naughty’ they are backstage. The music mogul said that while the team enjoy having a laugh on stage and on screen, backstage the humour can get very x-rated.

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Speaking to The Mirror, Cowell said: “I’m not even going there, seriously. It’s bad! Very naughty. We’d never work again if it went out. That’s how we say goodbye to Got Talent – ‘And this is what we didn’t broadcast…’”

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Amanda Holden And Alesha Dixon's Revealing Dresses Spark Ofcom Complaints


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‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judges Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon are in hot water for their choice of clothing for the show’s final on Sunday night, after almost 200 people complained that their garments were too revealing for a pre-watershed programme.

Both judges were wearing revealing outfits with plunging necklines for the final, which went out at 7:30pm on ITV, well before the 9pm watershed. Media regulator Ofcom received 90 complaints, while the broadcaster itself had 100 people raise concern with the amount of flesh on show.

Amanda HoldenAmanda Holden and fellow judge Alesha Dixon might be in hot water over their choice of outfits for 'BGT'

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Was Simon Cowell Hypnotised By A Dog On 'Britain's Got Talent'?


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Simon Cowell says he's always hoped to find a cat that can play the guitar during his annual TV search for a star, but now he has come across something even stranger - a dog that can apparently hypnotise people.

Night of Heroes: The Sun Military Awards at the National Maritime MuseumSimon Cowell may have just found his ultimate Britain's Got Talent star

MailOnline reports that in yesterday's edition of 'Britain's Got Talent' (Saturday 24 April), the 55-year-old music mogul seemingly fell under the spell of Krystyna Lennon's beloved pet Princess, a German spitz.

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Alesha Dixon - Judges arrive at The Birmingham Hippodrome for 'Britain's Got Talent' Auditions at Hippodrome, Britain's Got Talent - Birmingham, United Kingdom - Friday 6th February 2015

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Alesha Dixon - A host of British television stars were photographed on the red carpet at The National Television Awards 2015 which were held at the O2 arena in London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 21st January 2015

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'Britain's Got Talent' Panel Announced


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It’s that time of year again! ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ is all set to return to our screens to see us through the dark and dismal winter months, and viewers can expect more of what they’re used to, as the show’s line-up is unchanged.

ITV confirmed on Friday that the panel of judges will remain the same, after Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams have all signed up for another year. On the presenting front, stalwart pair Ant & Dec will return as hosts once more.

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Simon Cowell will return in 'Britain's Got Talent'

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Alesha Dixon - The Pride Of Britain Awards 2014 - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Monday 6th October 2014

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Collabro Have Won 'Britain's Got Talent' 2014


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The eighth season of Britain's Got Talent has wrapped up and the winner announced on Saturday (7th June). Boy band Collabro was crowned the winner. Opera singer Lucy Kay came second and Bars & Melody were the runners up.

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Alesha Dixon judges Britain's Got Talent.

Collabro is a boy band with a particular interest in musical theatre and consists of 20-year-olds Richard Hadfield and Matt Pagan, 24-year-olds Michael Auger and Thomas Redgrave and Jamie Lambert, aged 23. 

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Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon - Glamour Women of the Year 2014 Awards held at Berkeley Square Gardens - Arrivals. - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 3rd June 2014

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Video - Alesha Dixon Launches Brand New Fragrance 'Rose Quartz'


'Britain's Got Talent' judge Alesha Dixon waves at paparazzi as she poses for photos at the launch of her new fragrance 'Rose Quartz', held at the Indulge store in Manchester, UK.

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Alesha Dixon - Arrivals for the Cardiff round of auditions for Britain's Got Talent - Cardiff, United Kingdom - Thursday 23rd January 2014

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Alesha Dixon - Alesha Dixon attends a photocall to launch her new fragrance 'Rose Quartz' at St Martin's Lane Hotel - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 8th January 2014

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Alesha Dixon Gave Birth Last Week - It's A Girl!


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Alesha Dixon revealed she had given birth to a baby girl days before her 35th birthday. The Britain's Got Talent judge tweeted her happy news yesterday (7th October) writing "my baby girl Azura Sienna was born last week." Yesterday was her first birthday as a mother and she claimed the arrival of her baby was "the best present in the world."

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Alesha Dixon gave birth to a baby girl named Azura.

Azura's father is Dixon's boyfriend, dancer Azuka Ononye. The couple have been dating for over a year after a long friendship, according to Star magazine. Azura is their first child together. 

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Alesha Dixon Seems To Have ALMOST Named Baby Daughter After Partner


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Alesha Dixon has revealed on her 35th birthday that she has now given birth to her first child; a daughter which she has colourfully named Azura Sienna.

The 'Britain's Got Talent' judge posted a message to her followers on Twitter today (October 7th 2013) reading, "Thank you for all of your lovely birthday messages! I've had the best present in the world........." Fans did not have to wait long for the meaning of this mysterious message as she then revealed, "My baby girl Azura Sienna was born last week!!! I'm elated and over the moon" - a statement that she completed with a smiley face and a series of kisses. "It seems quick because I was hiding it for so long!!! I was in my 6 month of pregnancy at the Britain's Got Talent final!" She added.

Azura is the first child of Alesha and her former backing dancer boyfriend Azuka Ononye and though it may not seem like it was a very long pregnancy, the singer had in fact been hiding it until June this year.

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Can You Smell Egg? Simon Cowell Gets Pelted Mid-BGT Final [Video]


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With a crazed smile on her face, 30 year-old Natalie Ann Holt burst out from her ranks as a member of the orchestra of Welsh opera runners-up Richard and Adam Johnson, rushed to the front of the stage with a box of eggs and began to throw them at BGT judge Simon Cowell.

Despite apologising afterwards for her "silly" stunt, Holt said she'd orchestrated the eggy onslaught as a reaction to Cowell's influence on the music industry: "I took a stand against people miming on TV and against Simon Cowell and his dreadful influence on the music industry."

She certainly made a scene: earning thousands of Twitter followers after her daring stunt became the most talked about part of the final before she was removed from the stage by security as fellow judges Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams observed the events with horror.

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"Prejudice Still Exists In Entertainment Biz" Alesha Dixon Opens Up


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She’s known for her larger than life persona when judging shows like Britain’s Got Talent And Strictly Come Dancing, but Alesha Dixon took on a serious tone when it came to sitting down with Cosmopolitan Magazine and discussing her experiences in the entertainment industry.

Dixon focused on the inequality and prejudice that exists in the industry today, pointing out that it still exists in spite of the efforts made in recent years to put issue of skin colour and ethnicity behind it. “Sadly, I’ve learnt that prejudice still exists in parts of the entertainment industry” she told Cosmopolitan. “I did an interview with a magazine once and the journalist quite openly said they wouldn’t put a black person on the front cover because the magazine wouldn’t sell. It made me angry because it shouldn’t be about the colour of the person’s skin, it should be about the person.”

It’s something Dixon’s all too used to, having grown up in the small town of Welwyn Garden City. “When you’re a woman of colour in a predominantly white area, you become aware of prejudice from a young age” she said. However, it was that which drove her on. “I was the only mixed-race girl in my school, but for me that was a positive thing; it made me unique. If it wasn’t for spending time with the black side of my family, perhaps I may have felt like an outcast, but I never did.”

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Alesha Dixon - 'Britain's Got Talent' Judges Birmingham United Kingdom Friday 8th February 2013

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Britain’s Got Talent Judges Hit Birmingham (Pictures)


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The Britain's Got Talent judges arrived in Birmingham to scour the cream of what the midlands has to offer. Will there be the next big dance troop? Another top-dog ready to charm its way to the top? Or are we just round the corner from the next big pop star? That's what Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon were there to find out.

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Main Man: Simon Cowell Poses in his cool aviator shades

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Alesha Dixon, Dougie Poynter and McFly Monday 19th December 2011 The Sun Military Awards 2011 - Arrivals London, England

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Alesha Dixon - Radio


Alesha Dixon releases her new single 'Radio' on November 28th 2010 through Asylum Records. This is the second single from her third studio album 'The Entertainer' which is also set for release at the end of this month. Alesha has claimed that this album is somewhat of a departure to the style she showed on her last album The Alesha Show.

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Alesha Dixon - Sunday 15th August 2010 at Liverpool Echo Arena Liverpool, England

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Alesha Dixon Tuesday 6th July 2010 Alesha Dixon performing at Wigan Life Tuned-In Concerts 2010 held at Haigh Country Park Wigan, England

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Alesha Dixon

Date of birth

7th October, 1978

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