The ‘AGT’ judges witness truly amazing performances during the June 11 episode. However, the last performance of the night leaves Simon Cowell so moved that he gives away his Golden Buzzer.
Week 3 of America’s Got Talent season 14 auditions begin with Marina Mazepa, a dancer who grew up in Ukraine. Julianne Hough is super excited to see a dancer perform. Marina’s performance appears to be a ballet number but it’s so much more. She’s a contortionist and the way she can move her body is insane. “That was amazing,” Gabrielle Union says. Julianne notes that the performance was both “strong and powerful” as well as “elegant and graceful.” Marina’s moving on to the next round.
Dom Chambers, a 26-year-old magician from Australia combines your two favorite things for his act: beer and magic. He knows that this could be the moment that changes everything for him so he doesn’t let the judges or audience down. Gabrielle calls Dom “super refreshing” and Simon Cowell says it was an “amazing audition.”
Next up is Carmen Carter, a full-time singer. When she’s on stage she begins crying while explaining why she hasn’t had her big break yet. She reveals she was fat-shamed in the early years of her career and it had a major impact on her journey. She became a background singer after that and didn’t pursue solo music — until now. Carmen performs a stunning and powerful rendition of “Never Tear Us Apart.” The judges are blown away by her “amazing voice.” Julianne adds, “No one will be forgetting your name.” Carmen gets a yes from all 4 judges.
An 84-year-old and a 54-year-old take the stage next for their performance. Apparently, it’s their “lifelong dream of performing” so they decided