(VIDEO): Plane crash survivor, Kechi, gets Golden Buzzer to finals on ‘America’s Got Talent’

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Nigerian-American singer, Kechi Okwuchi, has once again proven that she is a “champion of life” as has she returned for the “America’s Got Talent: The Champions” which started on Monday, January 28th with former winners and standout acts from different editions.

The beautiful third-degree burn survivor gave a stellar performance as she performed “You Are The Reason” by Callum Scott to the judges and audience.

Simon Cowell welled-up with emotion as he gave Kechi Okwuchi the Golden Buzzer treatment on Monday’s episode of America’s Got Talent: The Champions.

Commenting on her performance, Simon Cowell said: “I’m going to be honest with you. I didn’t really like it that much…”

“… I actually loved it!” he continued before hitting the Golden Buzzer.


He added; “My one regret is I never got the chance to give her the Golden Buzzer. You wanna know what a champion is – this is a champion.”

As he walked back to the judges’ table, he told the others: “I love her so much.”

Okwuchi heads to the finals, where she will compete against fellow Golden Buzzer-winning singers Susan Boyle and Angelica Hale.

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The 28-year old motivational speaker also celebrated her win on her Instagram page.

“Guys, never forget how I felt in this moment, the shock, the confusion, the disbelief and the sheer JOY.

“There are incredible acts tonight and I understand & totally respect all opinions but y’all I’m so full of wonderful feelings at the response my performance got that I’m dancing on the clouds right now!!

“I can’t wait for you to watch me on the finale!! Thank you @agt   sincerely. And thank you to everyoneof you who support me!”

See the moment below:

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