The Irish tap dancer blew Britain's Got Talent judges Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams away with his spectacular routine, which saw the hopeful perform in front of dozens of holograms of himself.
However, viewers at home were less impressed after noticing that they had seen the trick used before.
Eagle-eyed audience members recalled Beyoncé’s performance at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards where she used a similar backdrop.
“That tapdancer literally just copied Beyoncé,” hissed one viewer, as another agreed: “This man in bgt is copying Beyoncé so hard.”
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That tapdancer literally just copied Beyoncé
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A third cried: “Beyonce did it first Hun,” which was followed by: “That man copied Beyoncé's 2011 performance @beyonce SUEEE #BGT.”
“Beyoncé did it better,” teased one more,” while another raged: “This guy just done ripped off Beyoncés BBMA performance on bgt. I can't. #BGT.” (sic.)
Though, others were completely floored by David’s routine and flooded Twitter with compliments.
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Beyonce performs at the 2011 Billboard Awards
David Geaney performs Irish tap dance on Britain's Got Talent
“Absolutely incredible @davidgeaney94….you have to be in the live shows surely!!” beamed one ecstatic fan, as another one more agreed: “ He can't put a foot wrong. Well done Tappy toes.”
A third enthused: “Absolutely loved the Irish dancing guy!!! #BGT.”
Britian’s Got Talent continues this Monday at 9pm on ITV.