Axel Blake has won 'Britain's Got Talent'.

Axel Blake has won the ITV show (c) Facebook

Axel Blake has won the ITV show (c) Facebook

The comedian claimed the coveted crown after seeing off competition from the likes of Tom Ball and Jamie Leahy.

After being named the winner, Axel - who impressed the judges and the audience at home with his faultless comedy routines - said: "I am shaking. It means the world to me. There are not even words to explain - I can’t believe it!"

Simon Cowell described Axel as a "star" and the comedian is now looking forward to appearing at the Royal Variety Performance.

Simon, 62 - who created the ITV show - said: "I feel really emotional for you right now. It’s not just how brilliant you are, it’s how much I like you and how everyone likes you. I believe we have found a star."

David Walliams also loved Axel's routine, and described him as a "superstar".

He said: "That was a winning performance in every way. You are a superstar."

Ventriloquist Jamie Leahey was named the runner-up, and his routine earned a standing ovation from the audience and reduced Amanda Holden to tears.

David was also wowed by his efforts, even though he fell just short of winning the 'Britain's Got Talent' crown.

The comedy star - who sat on the judging panel alongside Amanda, Simon and Alesha Dixon - said: "It was faultless in every way."

Jamie, 13, told hosts Ant and Dec: "It's amazing! I’d like to say thanks for all the support."

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