Sky TV Got To Dance kicked off on our TV screens this week for a second series.
Last year we say 10 year old Akai from Kent battled against close rivals Jukebox Juniors to be crowned the first winner of the Sky HD series. Since winning his £100,000 prize money, Akai has joined the cast of Into the Hoods, London’s street dance musical.
This year Belfast, Edinburgh and London played host to auditions where contestants took to the stage in front of the judging panel consisting of Diversity lead choreographer Ashley Banjo, Pussycat Doll Kimberly Wyatt, and Coyote Ugly and West End star Adam Garcia.
Host Davina McCall was on hand to congratulate or comfort those who managed or failed to make the grade. Now they’re all back for a second series that promises to be bigger, bolder and better than ever before.
This year the stakes are higher as the acts compete for the biggest ever talent show prize of £250,000 in front of an even bigger studio audience of over a thousand people.
Davina McCall said, “I’m not sure if it’s legal to enjoy my job so much but GOT TO DANCE is my dream show! It just HAD to come back, I’m so glad it has!”
. Following the grand final, US network CBS announced they had picked up the rights to GOT TO DANCE in order to create a US version of the series.