Daliso Chaponda finishes third in Britain’s Got Talent: Malawi comedian says his life has now changed

Malawi’s implausible comedy prodigy, Daliso Chaponda Saturday night narrowly missed winning the crown and a staggering MK100 Million by a whisker after finishing third in the UK’s biggest TV talent show, Britain’s Got Talent.

Daliso Chaponda had the audience and judges in stitches with his comedy routine on Britain’s Got Talent.

The 37-year-old Malawian comic, Chaponda who won the Friday’s semi-finals with enormous votes after beating stiff competition was a favourite act to win the Saturday night’s thrilling grand finale with his non-politically correct jokes said: “My life has changed. It’s been incredible being here. Thank you so much to everyone.”

Judge Amanda Holden who pressed a golden buzzer for the Manchester-based Malawian stand-up comedian said she was impressed with Chaponda’s performances throughout the competition and that she is proud of him.

“You are funny and edgy and no one can take that away from you,” said Holden.

Amanda Holden added: “For me, you did it again. I just love that you’re so edgy and I love the politics. I love that you do stuff that I know nobody else can take away from you. You’ve got such charm, such charisma, real confidence.”

After 2.5 million votes, the show hosts, Ant and Dec announced that the winning 2017 act was Tokio, to his complete surprise and he collapsed onto the floor.

Lead judge and talent-finding mogul Simon Cowell gushed: “You are the funniest person and the best comedian to have ever come on Britain’s Got Talent show.”

Judge and comedian, David Walliams said he was “bent double” whenever Daliso performed and that he is a “fantastic” comedian while Alesha Dixon said he was “so likeable” and had “funny bones”.

“You make all your jokes really personal,” Alesha added. “That was fantastic once again.”

Pop and classical fusion pianist, Tokio Myers won the Britain’s Got Talent show 2017, with child magician Issy Simpson coming second after an incredibly close live final; the dreadlocked pianist, Myers, won the public vote beating Simpson and the Southern African humorist to the top spot.

Since Chaponda, got on the Britain’s Got Talent show, his stellar performances and controversial non-politically correct jokes have often left both the judges and audiences with hilarity and in stitches with his side-splitting and controversial routines.

However, Nyasa Times understands that Chaponda’s material for the final showdown could have been more brutal and blunt but that some of his material was so uncouth and rude that ITV wouldn’t allow him to perform it.

The Malawian funny man whose family, his father, a legislator and lawyer, his mother and brother were all in the London studio audience was Amanda Holden’s Golden Buzzer act. He was duly voted through to the final by the public after Friday’s semi-final performance.

Daliso Chaponda’s pivotal routine in the series which he was tipped to win after putting a great rib-cracking performance during semi-finals included the joke: “I’m black. Two hundred years ago, this would have been an auction”, which elicited gasps as well as giggles.

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21 thoughts on “Daliso Chaponda finishes third in Britain’s Got Talent: Malawi comedian says his life has now changed”

  1. Mary says:

    Nsanje amalawi iii mudzafa amphawi

  2. gudgado says:

    Kodi ameneyu ndi mwana wa joji chaponda? I’ve grown a tendency of hating anyone with the name of chaponda (chadyaka) I hate this clan.

  3. Mangulenje Dickson says:

    Anthu Muzpanga Zanu Musamalimbane Ndi Ur Friend’s Future Zikucedwetsani Ndithu

  4. Peloma Pepe says:

    S, 3rd position means ‘narrowly missed’? What about 2nd position? Anyways, congrats to Daliso!

  5. Generation of Vipers says:

    koma ma talent enanso mmmmmmmmm

  6. zebede says:

    amalawi ndinu zitsilu kwambiri,mwadziwa bwanji kuti ndi ndalama zakuba zomwe zamupangitsa kuti apange zimenezi?jealousy siyabwino.Adakakhala kuti akugwilitsa ntchito ndalama zabambo ake,he could have wasted ndalamazo cause his father i believe is worth bllions nde palibe chosakira ka 100 million,but i like him cause he wants to show the world what he is capable of and not what you idiots are suggesting,umbuli kwathu kuno ndi ufiti ndi omwe wachuluka,jealousy siitithandiza.Pangani zanu osati kulimbana ndi anthu.young chaponda know that you are a genius,si za ndale izi,uku ndi ku Britain osati ku malawi,zitsilu inu.

  7. MALAWIAN says:

    Its really unfair to hate and judge Dalitso because of his father’s sins. He is not his father. They are different people. And I like his attitude of following his dream and trying to make his own name.. Its very unfortunate that some Malawians are backward and uncivilized in their thinking to the extent of rejoicing because he didn’t win the Talent show. I mean he is a different person from his father

  8. why says:

    congrats Dalitso.

    You fought a good fight though the presence of your father in the audience made you freak out when you wanted to talk about leaders who squander poor man’s treasures.

    You are a great man. you talk about real issues but people think you are joking!

  9. Choobaba says:

    Congratulation Dali. Enanu muli ndi achibale omwe ali ni zovuta zao, alipo amakunenani? Does it mean if you have a mother/father or whosoever who is a wrong doer, you must not work hard to prosper? This one is a son of chaponda and he is 37 yrs old.

  10. Solly Nkhoma says:

    Congratulations Daliso

  11. Cashgate Children says:

    I am surprised why this man could be allowed on BGT when it is clear he is a son of a thieving minister. It is only logical to conclude that it is stollen money that has made him what he is and not through his own and his family’s hard work of their own. I am so happy the British public recognised that in voting for Tokio.

    Remember he moved to England at the time when his father started serving in Bingu’s corrupt government, funding his trip and stay in UK through looted Malawian public funds.

    And to have his dad allowed to watch it live at ITV studios is deplorable and shows to some of us of how insensitive the organisation is to the plight of the victims of cashgate (which is the poor people of Malawi).

    1. Daliso says:

      shame on you….. Attack the argument not the person. You went to school, graduated and you’re still stupid

  12. Roll and Rip says:

    There is absolutely no meaning comparing the sins of Dr. Chaponda to his Son. Dalitso has been living in Manchester long before his dad made several blanders in Malawi Government. Let the sins of his father be something else and that of his son be something else that way we will developm Malawians. Why is it always that we castigate our fellow Malawians when they stand and represent us in foreign lands? we need to stop back thinking and concentrate on building a good reputation all together. am not DPP, I cant be DPP, Ive never thought to be DPP hence i shall never be DPP but am speaking on a perspective as a legal Malawian. its funny that many of us think that stealing will end in Malawi. Am truly telling that no matter how much we pray, we glind out teeth and complain, those in power will still steal, thief, to the maximum. am not talking of DPP either any opposition party party but am talking of Malawians. this is the true reason why we will chase honorable investors the likes of Bushiri to foreign lands where they are prospering living hammonly while we are still in agony of Poverty……… VIVA Dalitso……..

  13. njoya man says:

    That was a consolation position. There is no way the Brits would vote and give credence to a son of a known corrupt family. The judges were laughing at his stage utterances in the same way people laugh at baboons in a zoo.

    1. John Smith says:

      Rubbish. He was funny and new, and well liked by the British audience. What a low comment about baboons in a zoo, that rubbish went with the 1970,s

    2. Chamunorwa says:

      Shame on you. You suffer from inferiority complex. Dalitso did not see that. In shona we say” zhanje hadzivake musha” meaning jealousy won’t get you anywhere.

  14. Jimmy says:

    Congratulations.

  15. alex says:

    Congrats Mr Dalitso…. But your father…he is on the loose? Very free moving around? Nzokondela eti? i am sure that if what Dr Chaponda, your father did was done by me or some guy in town, we wouldnt be let loose like that. in fact we would have gone to court many times.. milandu ili ku court.. Malawians will remain stupid as long as DPP is ruling. Chaponda ndi mwini chipani n sangamangidwe, Koma mlandu suwola. DPP ikazangoluza we will be after you Dr. Mumasewelesa chuma chathu kumatibela chifukwa ndinu a nduna. Tizawonana achimwene. Umafiosi wanu tizaphwetsa mpana mudzapepetse ku ntundu wa Malawi. Mwatibela kokwana akanganya inu ndi nzanu Mr Ibu..

  16. chatonda Mvula says:

    Sad news. He should have won by himself not with the thief father in attendance. End of the road. The powers of God I believe. Praise to God. The father should now come back and to taken to court via police cell automatically and that if the president sees corruption as an enemy to the nation and to his political future as well. Lesson learned here. God is not happy with the Chaponda family.

    1. Malawian says:

      THE BOY DALISO IS TALENTED. LET’S FORGET HIS FATHER,
      IN MALAWI, WE HAVE GOT SO MUCH TALENT THAT THE WORLD IS NOW BEING EXPORTED TO. LOOK AT THE FOLLOWING
      1. DALISO
      2. BUSHIRI WITH HIS PRIVATE JETS
      3. KHATO CIVILS WITH ALL THE HATE IN MALAWI BUT IF IT WAS MOTA ENGIL NOBODY WOULD TALK
      4. MALAWI NETBALL QUEENS
      5. FMB BUYING ZIM BIGGEST BANK BARCLAYS

      YOU CAN ADD, BUT THE POINT IS MALAWI TALENT IS MOVING FORWARD DESPITE BEING LABELED POOR COUNTRY.
      WHAT ARE THE REST OF YOU MALAWIANS DOING?

    2. Zoona says:

      Stupid imbecile husband to a harlot why link the father to Daliso? Jealous poor people without a future. Offspring of a cursed tribe. Why are you people so spiteful? He represented us very well and deserves our congratulations. You will die poor with your Dick erect.

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