[WATCH] SA youth choir shines on America's Got Talent with 'My African Dream'
The support we have received so far has been amazing. Thank you to each and everyone of you who have shared the video of our @AGT audition.— Ndlovu Youth Choir (@ChoirAfrica) June 26, 2019
If you haven't watch the full audition yet, follow the link below.https://t.co/GlJOUoIm8x#AGT pic.twitter.com/EUkmwgh47C
The Ndlovu Youth Choir's beautiful performance on the stage of the television show America's Got Talent got 4 yesses from the judges, including Simon Cowell!
Their rendition of 'My African Dream', conducted by choir director Ralf Schmitt, composed by SA-born Alan Lazar, aired on US television on Tuesday night.
AGT is one of the biggest talent show in the world and the winning act receives a life-changing $1 million prize and global recognition.
The group all the way from Limpopo in South Africa blew the audience and judges away.
You showcased the beauty you represent and you are giving so much hope. I can't thank you enough. Thank you!Gabrielle Union, Judge - AGT
I felt you transported us to where you're from and it was so beautiful and so magical.Julianne Hough, Judge - AGT
We've always been waiting for a choir like this, something we've never heard before with your energy bouncing off me right there.Simon Cowell, Judge -AGT
It was without a doubt 4 yesses from the judges and the youngsters are on to the next round! And we wish them every success!
Watch this inspiring performance giving us hope about the future of our beautiful country and our wonderful young South Africans:
Also, watch the choir's intro back story video before the audition:
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