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BGT's Amanda Holden breaks silence on 'nerve wracking' performance and reveals why she was so anxious

The star dedicated the song to her two daughters

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Amanda Holden left friends and fans speechless on Saturday night as she performed her latest single, Not While I'm Around, in front of millions on Britain's Got Talent.

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Following her stunning performance, which saw the 49-year-old wear a gorgeous figure-hugging white gown, the mother-of-two took to her Instagram to reveal just how nervous she had been.

WATCH Amanda Holden's stunning performance on BGT

"A performance for my girls! Hope you enjoyed it on @bgt I've never felt so nervous. It meant so much to me singing LIVE in front of @antanddec & judges and crew I've worked with for over 15 years it was honestly terrifying -I didn't want to mess up in front of them. YOUR ENCOURAGEMENT AND BEAUTIFUL COMMENTS ARE OVERWHELMING. Not While I'm Around from my new album Songs From My Heart! #BGT #BritainsGotTalent," she wrote alongside a brief clip of her singing on stage.

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The star was inundated with comments from fans, and one in particular told her she looked "very nervous" to which Amanda replied: "I was absolutely bricking it. I've worked with the backstage crew, sound guys and producers for 15 years and I didn't want to balls it up in front of them."

amanda holden dress bgt© Photo: Instagram

The judge wore a gorgeous Suzanne Neville gown on Saturday's show

"The most nerve wracking thing I ever did," she confessed.

Despite her nerves, the BGT judge pulled off an incredible performance and her friends rushed to send their congratulations via the social media app.

"Amazing - so proud of you," wrote Jamie Theakston, whilst Ruth Langsford added: "You were sensational! Your girls must be very proud of their Mummy."

Swimwear designer Melissa Odabash said: "Omg I have goosebumps I could listen to that song over and over @noholdenback stunning voice." And good friend Lisa Faulkner lovingly wrote: "Just beautiful."

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