IT WAS a tight-run battle, but in the end News readers chose Ellie Hancock as their favourite talent act.
A web poll picked the 14-year-old of St James’s Close, Clanfield, act as their best Britain’s Got Talent audition.
The youngster secured 22 per cent of the votes with her performance of Armour – a song written by herself.
Coming in a close second was Lara Sampson, 13, of Chichester.
She performed Holes by Passengers at the auditions in Horndean.
Meanwhile Phoebe McCallan, 14, of Widley, performed a comic dance, which brought in 20 per cent of the votes.
The television talent show team watched auditions in the car park in Morrisons.