Susan Boyle Wins Golden Buzzer On America’s Got Talent: Champions

Susan Boyle. Bet that name gives you some 2009 nostalgia. Gives you some tingly feelings about the time she blew everyone away on Britain's Got Talent.

Well, funnily enough, she's still wowing audiences around the world; especially in the US after auditioning for America's Got Talent: Champions. Check it out.

The Scottish super singer graced the stage in front of Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel with same sort of trepidation as the first time the world met her.

To inject a bit of banter into the room, Simon pretended like she was just another X Factor or BGT hopeful and asked: "Hello, what is your name?" acting like we've never seen Mrs. I Dreamed a Dream.

Once the laughter faded, the 57-year-old ripped into a rendition of 'Wild Horses' which absolutely brought the house down. Say what you want about Susie but her voice is incredible.

She received a standing ovation from the judges and an absolute rapturous applause from the crowd.

Simon said: 'You know what Susan? I can't think of any contestant who has defined this show better than you. You're the one. You made a huge difference to a lot of people's lives."

Howie backed that up by saying: "You are what this show is."

But it was Spice Girl Mel B that drew all the attention when she said: "I just want to say, it is an absolute honour and a pleasure to be sitting here and listening to you," right before she pushed the Golden Buzzer.

Mel B gives the Golden Buzzer to Susan Boyle. Credit: NBC
Mel B gives the Golden Buzzer to Susan Boyle. Credit: NBC

*cue confetti, screams and looks of bewilderment*

Susan looked genuinely blown away by the decision and didn't even move when Mel B came on stage and hugged her.

Once all the humdrum subsided, the singer told the audience: "I'm very happy and very humbled."

People on social media were blown away by seeing her on their TV screens again, with one person saying: "You truly deserve that #GoldenBuzzer Susan! Congrats, see you in the finals!!"

If you're wondering what the hell Susan is doing on a competition that she already kind of competed in then you're not alone. But this isn't just any ordinary America's Got Talent. As the title suggests they're looking at the best of the best over the years to see who is top dog.

Susan is up against Bianca Ryan, The Clairvoyants, Sara & Hero, Uzeyer Novruzov, Vicki Barbolak, Alex Magala, Justice Crew, Sofie Dossi, and Preacher Lawson.

Featured Image Credit: NBC

Stewart Perrie

Stewart Perrie is a Trending Journalist at LADbible. His first job was as a newsreader and journalist at the award winning Sydney radio station, Macquarie Radio. He was solely responsible for the content broadcast on multiple stations across Australia when the MH17, Germanwings and AirAsia disasters unfolded. Stewart has covered the conflict in Syria for LADbible, interviewing a doctor on the front line, and has contributed to the hugely successful UOKM8 campaign.

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