Watch: Britain’s Got Talent 2016 Grand Winner is Magician Richard Jones

Twenty-five year old magician Richard Jones has been crowned the winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2016 after his stunning performance during the grand finals of the show on Saturday, May 28.

He is the first magician to win the talent show in its 10-year history.


Singer Wayne Woodward came in a close second while Simon Cowell’s golden buzzer act Boogie Storm came in third, followed by Jasmine Elcock, Beau Dermott, Craig Ball, Trip Hazard, 100 Voices of Gospel, Alex Magala, Balance Unity, Shannon and Peter and Mel and Jamie.

“I can’t believe it, thank you so much to everyone that voted – it’s been an incredible experience, it means the world to me,” a tearful Jones said after his winning.

He will receive a £250,000 prize and the opportunity to appear at the Royal Variety Performance.

Watch his performance below.

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