Gracia Vanderwaal has officially stolen the heart of America.
12-year-old ukulele player, who had the honor of being the closing ceremony wowed everyone with a performance of his original song “clay” at night, one of Got Talent the end of Tuesday America .
And the judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Howie and Mel B Vanderwaal gave a standing ovation with his self-penned tune.
“Amazing Grace. How sweet the sound,” Mandel, who chose as his competitor buzzer gold said. “It’s not just a song. They talk to you. You are amazing. Grace has to win. This is my favorite moment of the night.”
Throughout the competition, Vanderwaal – Cowell dubbed “the next Taylor Swift” – has remained true to itself with the singing of the only original tracks.
For his audition in June, “I Do not Know My Name” was performed, and sang his own song, “beautiful thing” when she walked directly to the quarterfinals. Then for the semifinals, played Vanderwaal original song, “Light Of Heaven”.
…oh my little Golden Buzzer has me buzzin. 👸🏼 #AGT
— Howie Mandel (@howiemandel) September 14, 2016
— Grace VanderWaal (@GraceVanderWaal) September 14, 2016
The youngest finalist has received several accolades during the execution of 25 episodes, but Cowell final comment may have been the best.
In a “few years time, people will look back at you [and say] it did in a real way. No gimmicks. It was just you.” said, adding, “You deserve your place tonight. I do not know what will happen, but you’ll be there at the end. I can feel it.”
The winner of the AGT will not only win the prize of $ 1 million, but he / she also will perform at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas Oct 27-29 ..
Season 11 final results will air live on Wednesdays at 8 pm EST on NBC.