“What’s going on? What is going on?” said Tokio after Ant and Dec announced that he’d won. “I can’t believe what’s just happened. Thank you!”
David Walliams said: “It”s fantastic. He’s oozing with talent, what he does is so cool and different and he’s been a fantastic ambassador for the show.”
Alesha Dixon added that he “wears his heart on his sleeve” and was “super talented and really fresh – something we’ve never had on the show” while Amanda Holden said that she guessed Tokio would win in the ad break of BGT.
“It’s amazing for the Royal Variety Show. It’s something different and it feels as cool as when Diversity won the show.”
Simon Cowell said he was “thrilled” that Tokio won the show.
Two and a half million votes in total were cast over the evening, and here is the full rundown of how the finalists placed: