Meet the Finalists

The Next Big Thing

Finalist 1 - Taet Chesterton

Solo Singer, aged 13 from Harlow

Finalist 2 - Arianna Morgan

Solo Singer, aged 10 from Thundersley

Finalist 3  - Fagan (Band)

Liam Fitzgerald aged 22, Lee Yang aged 22, Ashley Barr aged 23 and Sean Allston aged 24, all from Clacton.

Finalist 4 - Tony Roberts

Solo Singer, aged 24 from Basildon.

Finalist 5 - Lauren Gell

Solo Singer, aged 20 from Braintree.

Finalist 6 - Style Monkeys Break Dance Crew

Jedd Mann (Chipmunk), Logan Snelling (Menace), Billy Carr (Bounce), Eddie Carvalho (Lil Crumbs), Mason Agar (Slide), Cameron Stanley (Trix). Aged between 9 and 14 from Shoeburyness. Choreographer and stylist is Ashley Rowan.

Finalist 7 - Pretty Lies (Girl band)

Emily age 19 from Romford, Kelly age 20 from Brentwood, Murielle age 23 from Ockendon.

Finalist 8 - A.D  (Acoustic Band)

Aidy Aziz (Lead Vocal) aged 26, Michael Clancy (Guitar) aged 19 and Sylvia Mohammed (Backing Vocals) aged 31, from Basildon and Colchester.

Finalist 9 - Ross and Caitlin Latin Dance Duo

Ross Bryant from Hockley and Caitlin Verner from Benfleet, both aged 30.

Finalist 10 - Katy Parsons

Solo Singer, aged 21 from Benfleet.

Finalist 11 - Ruby Maze

Singer and Guitarist, Sophie Elton aged 19 from Chelmsford.

Finalist 12 - Kayzar Reloaded (Performance Squad)

Nader, Issie, Ellen, Kieran, Daisy, Aiesha, Chloe, Lauren and Curtis, aged between 8 and 31 from various places around Essex.

Now vote for your favourite via the form below...