Deaf Singer Wowed Judges On America’s Got Talent, Gets Golden Buzzer
It was an emotional thrilling night on America Got Talent last night as one of the reality show contestants who is deaf performed beyond the imagination of judges.
According Mandy Harvey, she gradually started losing her hearing and things turned out for the worst when she finally lost all her hearing at the age of 18 years old as a result of a connective tissue disorder, which mercilessly attacked her hearing nerves. But the deaf Singer Wowed Judges On AGT.
However, determined Harvey now 29, never allowed such serious challenge to conquer her dreams to become a singer.
On Tuesday’s America’s Got Talent, she revealed how she started singing at the tender age of 4 and even left music when she finally lost her hearing.
She stated “I was singing since I was 4″. “I left music after I lost my hearing and then figured out how to get back into singing with muscle memory, using visual turners and trusting my pitch.”
Marvellously, Harvard Performed on stage without her shoes on so she could feel the tempo and beat through the floor, since she now deals with vibrations.
Harvey went ahead to move her fingers over her ukulele to her original song titled “Try”. Harvey said she wrote the tune to remind her to continue to pursue her dreams.
Adding “After I lost my hearing I gave up, but I want to do more with my life than just give up.”
Judges were all amazed at such a wonderful performance and she got accolades from Simon Cowell, Melanie “Mel B” Brown, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel.
What more? Harvey moved over to the semi finals as she got Golden Buzzer from judge Cowell which automatically puts her directly through to the competitions upcoming live rounds.
Cowell stated, “That was incredible.” “I’ve done this a long time, that was one of the most amazing things I’ve ever seen and heard.”
He continued “Honestly, I never think I’m going to be surprised or amazed by people. And then you turn up.” “Just the fact that you are you. But it was your voice, your tone, the song was beautiful — congratulations, you are straight through to the live shows.”
Although she went alongside her interpreter Sarah who was to help her communicate with the judges, Cowell explained that she needn’t an interpreter to communicate with them as they understood every bit of her sterling performance.
When Cowell pressed the Golden Buzzer, Harvey despite been deaf understood what the Golden Buzzer meant and she broke down in tears while her father met her on stage and gave her a tender hug.
It was all emotional as the deaf Singer Wowed Judges On AGT. Remember, Americas Got Talent airs Tuesdays (8 p.m. ET) on NBC.