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Susan Boyle Blows Competition Away, Earns Golden Buzzer on 'AGT: The Champions'

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If you thought you had to wait until NBC’s summer lineup to enjoy the best talent in America (and around the world), think again.

“America’s Got Talent: The Champions” is an all-new series that showcases those who have competed and come out on top — and some of those who almost did.

These are the amazing acts we loved. The ones who made it far. Some took the crown, others were so close they could taste it. Now they’ll have their chance to compete against the best of the best for a shot at being #1.

While we love seeing fresh faces every season, watching all of our favorites together on one show may just be the best thing that ever happened.

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I have some personal hopes and dreams for who we might see on this show, and you probably have yours, too. (Cough, cough — Bring back Merrick Hanna!)

One name that’s become a talent show staple has returned to the stage to grace us with her beautiful voice and inspiring spirit.

Many were shocked when Susan Boyle became the 2009 runner up — not the winner — in “Britain’s Got Talent” Season 3.

Of course, second place didn’t stop this singing sensation from taking the world by storm. “‘Britain’s Got Talent’ absolutely changed my life,” she said.

“Before ‘Britain’s Got Talent,’ people saw me as somebody quite ordinary,” she went on. Now that she’s sold millions of records over the last 20 years, ordinary just isn’t a word anyone could use to describe her.

Extraordinary, is more like it. Even so, she’s remained ever so humble and sweet, which makes us love this Scotland native even more.

When asked by “America’s Got Talent” if she considered herself a champion, Boyle’s touching response was priceless.

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“A champion for those who maybe don’t have the confidence to do things,” she said. “For those who maybe don’t have a voice, but ones who people tend to ignore.”

And it’s true. Even Simon said he “can’t think of any other contestant who has defined this show better” than Susan Boyle.

Watch as she makes AGT history, a champion singing “Wild Horses” — The Rolling Stones might even admit… Boyle does this one better.

When Mel. B. hits that Golden Buzzer, all I could say was,” Yes. Yes, yes, yes.” The honor is well-deserved and a long time coming.

Who’s your favorite returning champion? You can catch them all on NBC, Mondays at 8/7 Central Time. Don’t miss your chance to watch these stars rise to the top all over again.

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Sarah Carri is an avid reader and social media guru with a passion for truth and life. Her writing has previously been published in print and online by Focus on the Family and other well known media outlets. Her experience in ministry and Disney entertainment gives her a unique perspective on such topics.
Sarah Carri is an avid reader and social media guru with a passion for truth and life. Her writing has previously been published in print and online by Focus on the Family and other well known media outlets. Her experience in ministry and Disney entertainment gives her a unique perspective on such topics.

Sarah's experience as a successful working stay-at-home mom and business owner has given her the chance to write and research often. She stays up to date on the latest in entertainment and offers her views on celebrity stories based on her wide knowledge of the industry. Her success as a former preschool teacher and licensed daycare provider lend to her know-how on topics relating to parenting and childhood education.

Her thoughts on faith and family issues stem from home life and ministry work. Sarah takes time to attend workshops and classes annually that help her to improve and hone her writing craft. She is a graduate of the Institute of Children's Literature program and her writing has been acclaimed by ACFW and ECPA.
Education
Institute of Children's Literature, Art Institute of Phoenix (Advertising), University of California Irvine (Theater), Snow College (Early Childhood Education)
Location
Arizona
Languages Spoken
English
Topics of Expertise
Entertainment, Faith




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