The Britain's Got Talent final has been moved for the Ariana Grande benefit gig
The benefit gig will be held on Sunday as a tribute to those killed in the Manchester bombing at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena.
Ariana Grande will perform as part of a star-studded line-up that includes Justin Bieber, Take That, Katy Perry, Coldplay and Pharrell Williams
The Britain’s Got Talent final was scheduled to air on Sunday 4 June but ITV has now taken the decision to move the final to Saturday.
An ITV spokesperson said: “We have no desire to distract from this important cause”.
When is the Britain’s Got Talent final?
The Britain’s Got Talent final will air on ITV from 7.30pm on Saturday 3 June.
The British Soap Awards, which was scheduled for that slot, will now be shown on Tuesday 6 June at 8:00pm.
Viewers will also be able to watch BGT final online using mobiles, tablets and laptops via the ITV Hub.
We have no desire to distract from this important cause
Who will win Britain’s Got Talent?
The Missing People Choir are the bookies’ favourite to win Britain’s Got Talent 2017, with odds of 2/5.
The choir is made up of the friends and families of people who have vanished.
One of the choir members is Rachel Edwards, the sister of missing Manic Street Preacher guitarist Richard Edwards who vanished in 1995.
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Amanda Holden vs Alesha Dixon Fri, June 2, 2017
Britain's Got Talent judges Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon battle it out in the style stakes.
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Amanda Holden takes the plunge and Alesha Dixon flashes her pins for BGT
Alesha Dixon has tipped Tokio Myers to win Britain's Got Talent
Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon has tipped Tokio Myers to win even though the pianist is not her golden buzzer act.
Alesha said she was “chuffed” when Tokio came first in his semi-final adding: “I absolutely love him and if he won I would be over the moon.”
The 38-year-old’s golden buzzer act, MerseyGirls, clinched their place in the final last night after coming second to elderly duo The Pensionalities.