Why Alesha Dixon Didn’t Really Leave America’s Got Talent

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Alesha Dixon rose to fame as a part of the singing group Mis-Teeq and has since become a household name as a TV personality. She made her first TV appearance as a Strictly Come Dancing contestant in 2007.

Alesha Dixon in an Alexander McQueen outfit paired with Balmain heels and Thomas Sabo jewelry Alesha Dixon in an Alexander McQueen outfit paired with Balmain heels and Thomas Sabo jewelry at The Fashion Awards 2021 at the Royal Albert Hall on November 29, 2021, in London, England (Credit: Cubankite / Shutterstock)

The English singer was later invited to be a judge the following season after winning the contest. This was just the beginning of her TV career, as she went on rising to fame as a judge on Britain’s Got Talent.

Her next big step was an invitation to be a judge on season two of AGT: The Champions, a spin-off of America’s Got Talent.

Judge for AGT: The Champion’s

Alesha was a fresh addition to the America’s Got Talent judging panel for the second season of AGT: The Champions.

The show premiered in 2020, and the singer sat alongside Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, and Heidi Klum and was hosted by Terry Crews.

Dixon took Mel B’s place on the show’s judging panel with a blessing from the Spice Girls legend.

Alesha Dixon in a Rotate Birger Christensen “Carol” floral jacquard cocktail dress with Terry Crews and Howie Mandel at the 2020 NBCUniversal Winter Press Tour at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena on January 11, 2020, in Pasadena, California (Credit: DFree / Shutterstock)

She was a fun and fresh take on the show’s judging panel and displayed warmth and depth to her critiques that enchanted fans and contestants alike. The British TV personality was excited to cross over to American TV shows.

She had this to say about her transition to American TV: “Getting to work on such a brilliant show and fast track my way to getting to know the American audience has been wonderful,” Dixon says. “This is exactly where I want to be.”

The next step for Alesha Dixon

She was a wonderful addition to the AGT spin-off’s panel of judges. While there were rumors that she would be the latest addition to America’s Got Talent judges panel, it was not to be.

Alesha Dixon was a judge on the second season of America's Got Talent: The ChampionsAlesha Dixon was a judge on the second season of America’s Got Talent: The Champions (Credit: NBC / YouTube)

Dixon gained popularity with viewers during her time as a judge on AGT: The Champions amidst controversy on Julianne Hough’s and Gabrielle Union’s axing from AGT’s season fourteen judges panel.

Sofia Vergara beat out Dixon for a seat on AGT’s judge’s panel. Heidi Klum returned to the show for the fifteenth season, fulfilling the remaining judge’s seat.

Alesha Dixon in a pink Miguelina crop top paired with matching flared pants, Simon Cowell, and Amanda Holden in a yellow SAFiYAA off-the-shoulder ensemble attend the ceremony honoring Simon Cowell with a star on the Hollywood Walk of FameAlesha Dixon in a pink Miguelina crop top paired with matching flared pants, Simon Cowell, and Amanda Holden in a yellow SAFiYAA off-the-shoulder ensemble attend the ceremony honoring Simon Cowell with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on August 22, 2018, in Hollywood, California (Credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock)

After AGT: The Champions, Dixon was invited to be a judge on Australia’s Got Talent for season ten. She was also a fan favorite on RuPaul’s Drag Race UK as a guest judge in 2021.

Dixon never was a judge on AGT, but she is “definitely a cup-half-full kind of person” and will be a judge on Britain’s Got Talent’s fifteenth season, which is set to premiere in later 2022.

Alesha Dixon wears her hair down at the launch of her first fragrance, Rose Quartz, held on January 8, 2014, at St Martins Lane Hotel in LondonAlesha Dixon wears her hair down at the launch of her first fragrance, Rose Quartz, held on January 8, 2014, at St Martins Lane Hotel in London (Credit: WENN)

In January 2014, Alesha Dixon was positively glowing at the launch of her first-ever fragrance, Rose Quartz, held at St Martins Lane Hotel in London.

It looked like Alesha was made for the entrepreneurial life. She couldn’t stop smiling from ear to ear!

Alesha Dixon wears a House of Holland Resort 2014 dress at the launch of her new fragranceAlesha Dixon wears a House of Holland Resort 2014 dress at the launch of her new fragrance (Credit: WENN)

The then 35-year-old singer was only a few months removed from pregnancy, and she looked absolutely stunning at the event.

Her first child, Azura Sienna Ononye, was born in October 2013 in Welwyn Garden City, England.

Alesha Dixon wears a House of Holland "Starburst Disco" dressAlesha Dixon wears a House of Holland “Starburst Disco” dress (Credit: James Shaw / Lia Toby / WENN)

She showed off her legs in a flattering navy House of Holland Resort 2014 “Starburst Disco” dress in navy that featured contrasting coral star prints all over.

The fun and funky frock also featured short sleeves and a structured skirt.

Alesha Dixon's feet in bright pink Sophia Webster sandalsAlesha Dixon’s feet in bright pink Sophia Webster sandals (Credit: WENN)

Alesha Dixon complemented the pink details on her dress with a pair of neon pink pumps by Sophia Webster.

Alesha Dixon's feet in neon pink "Finn" sandalsAlesha Dixon’s feet in neon pink “Finn” sandals (Credit: WENN)

Even with such an eye-catching dress on, we couldn’t miss these bright and bold shoes on Alesha.

Alesha Dixon's feet in open-toed Sophia Webster pumpsAlesha Dixon’s feet in open-toed Sophia Webster pumps (Credit: WENN)

These feminine shoes are called the “Finn” and feature double-buckled ankle straps, a triple lace-up fastening design, and four-inch pin heels.

Alesha Dixon's feet in lace-front "Finn" pumpsAlesha Dixon’s feet in lace-front “Finn” pumps (Credit: WENN)

You can get these pumps in three different versions at Farfetch and Saks Fifth Avenue:

Hot pink patent leather Sophia Webster Pre-Fall 2013 shoes featuring scalloped edges and 100mm heelsHot pink patent leather Sophia Webster Pre-Fall 2013 shoes featuring scalloped edges and 100mm heels

Sophia Webster "Finn" Pumps in Neon Pink

Sophia Webster "Finn" Pumps in Neon PinkSophia Webster “Finn” Pumps in Neon Pink, £470

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Sophia Webster "Finn" Pumps in FloralSophia Webster “Finn” Pumps in Floral, $650

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