A evening of firsts gave Tuesday’s “America’s Got Talent” a memorable twist.
It marked the primary episode with out an viewers because the coronavirus pandemic hit, and it launched the present’s first spoken-word performer. (See the total efficiency under.)
Poet Brandon Leake might have thought he was in for a tough audition when decide Simon Cowell declared beforehand that he didn’t actually perceive poetry. But the artist’s uncooked ode to his late sister gained over the persnickety panelist and the opposite judges.
“That’s the cost of love,” Leake recited. “Caring for someone so much that you can’t imagine living life without them, staring at a grave like how about I trade my six feet for yours but that’s not real.”
Judge Sofia Vergara talked about she too misplaced a sibling and mentioned Leake’s work “was very beautiful for me.”
“There’s something very, very special about you,” Cowell informed Leake, a 27-year-old group school counselor from Stockton, California.
Howie Mandel took his reward a step additional, urgent the Golden Buzzer to robotically advance Leake to the dwell reveals.
Now Leake can have a narrative to inform his toddler daughter.
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