Sarah Patricia Jones is a British salsa dancer who, along with her dance partner Nico, won the Spanish talent show T s que vales in 2009. Paddy and Nico finished ninth overall in the British Talent Competition’s eighth series in 2014. She is currently listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as «the oldest acrobatic salsa dancer.» In 2014, Paddy and Nico auditioned for the eighth season of Britain’s Got Talent.
Their audition was aired on ITV in the United Kingdom on April 12. At the end of the audition, Judge Amanda Holden used her Golden Buzzer to send the pair straight to the semi-finals. Simon Cowell hummed during the performance, but later apologized for doing so too soon.
Paddy and Nico were forced to leave the program on May 29 because Paddy injured her rib while rehearsing for a new performance with Nico, prompting Amanda Holden to express her disappointment: «Ever since I first watched Paddy’s dance, I fell in love with her…
And I genuinely feel she could have won the whole thing.» However, the following day, it was announced that Paddy and Nico would remain on the show since Paddy’s condition had improved and doctors had given her the all-clear.
According to Paddy, she told the show’s producers that it was «good enough for dancing,» and that «Britain’s talent scout is something I truly want to accomplish.» After defeating vocalist Bailey McConnell in the semi-finals with three favorable votes from the judges, Paddy and Nico went to the show’s final on May 31. They did another routine in the live final on June 7, 2014, finishing ninth overall.
They appeared as «Paddy and Nico» on the German edition of «Das Supertalent» in 2015. They advanced to the final on December 12, 2015. They finished tenth out of twelve applicants. In 2019, Paddy and Nico have been invited to compete on Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions. After referee David Walliams gave them the go-ahead, they advanced to the final. They were knocked out in the championship game. Paddy and Nico have been asked to compete on America’s Got Talent: The Champions in 2020. (Season 2). Unfortunately, they have been removed.