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'AGT' Singer Gets Standing Ovation from Simon Cowell After He Called His Song 'the Worst'

Busayo Ogunjimi
Jun 23, 2021
09:00 P.M.
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In a twist of event that saw iconic show host Simon Cowell take back his words, "America's Got Talent" singer received a standing ovation from Cowell moments after his song was criticized.

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A new "America's Got Talent" contestant made himself the new name to watch out for on the show after he became caught up in a drama that saw iconic show host Simon Cowell take back his words after calling his song the worst.

In a recent episode of the show, Portland singer Jimmie Herrod gave a heartfelt rendition of "Tomorrow" from Annie, a song that turned off Cowell, who described it as the worst.

Simon Cowell at Dolby Theatre on August 14, 2018 | Photo: Getty Images

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Herrod added spice to the classic musical, and moments after his performance, he earned both the Golden Buzzer and a standing ovation from Cowell, who declared a newly found respect for the song.

Sofia Vergara tricked the crowd into thinking she did not like the song, whereas she was highly impressed by it enough to give out her Golden Buzzer. The episode was filled with exciting and energetic moments.

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Shuffolution, a dance group, began the night with a thrilling performance despite having only been together for three months. One of the judges remarked that such an energetic performance was new to the show.

"America's Got Talent" has never been void of thrilling talents from top performers who take the time to make their performance not only adorable but also memorable for viewers.

The iconic judge made a kind gesture towards Jane and pressed the highly coveted golden buzzer.

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The World Taekwondo Demonstration Team's performance on Tuesday night's episode of "America's Got Talent" has left many viewers applauding the creativity and inspiration of their audition.

The team, which is largely made up of a mixture of South Koreans and Americans, was billed to perform at the Tokyo Olympics but could not due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The outstanding moves from team members left the judges stunned at the excellence and accuracy of their performance. Show host Terry Crews exclaimed at the magic of the team.

In another magical moment in the show, Simon Cowell showered praise on a cancer-stricken singer with a slim chance of survival. The iconic judge made a kind gesture towards Jane and pressed the highly coveted golden buzzer.

The 61-year-old Cowell described Jane as an inspiration after she gave a stunning performance of her original song, which detailed her battle with cancer, which she has a two percent chance of surviving.

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