Diversity are a British street dance troupe formed in 2007 and based in London. They are best known for winning the third series of Britain’s Got Talent in 2009, beating Susan Boyle in the live final.
When did Diversity first appear on BGT?
Diversity won the third series of Britain’s Got Talent back in 2009. Yep, it’s been 13 years since they triumphed over singer Susan Boyle and saxophone player Julian Smith in the grand finale.
Which Diversity member died?
Robert Anker, a former member of dance group Diversity, who won Britain’s Got Talent in 2009, has died in a car crash in Canada.
What happened to Diversity on BGT?
Diversity rose to fame when they triumphed on the ITV talent competition in 2009, beating Susan Boyle who finished in second place. Their polarising performance during the 2020 final received complaints in the weeks after it aired.
Who won BGT Final 2009?
Series 3 (2009) – The series was won by dance troupe Diversity, with singer Susan Boyle coming in second, and saxophonist Julian Smith placing third.
What did Ashley Banjo do before Diversity?
In 2007, Ashley and his younger brother Jordan formed dance group Swift Moves with nine of their friends, before later changing their name to Diversity. He was given the nickname “Chosen” by his fellow Diversity members.
How did Diversity start?
Formed in 2007, although there were a few line-up changes between 2007 and 2009 with Perri Kiely and Ike Chuks joining the group while Robert Anker and Ashton Russell did not take part in Britain’s Got Talent. They won the Street Dance Weekend 2007 competition.
Diversity perform in the BGT Final – Britain’s Got Talent 2012 …
Diversity: Dance Group – Britain’s Got Talent 2009 – The Final
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