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Watch: Mzansi Youth Choir Makes History on America’s Got Talent Paying Tribute To Nightbirde

The award-winning Mzansi Youth Choir has made history during its recent performance on America’s Got Talent by receiving the first-ever group golden buzzer. This remarkable achievement automatically advances the choir to the semi-finals, which will take place in August. The choir’s extraordinary talent and heartfelt performance captivated the judges and audience alike.

A Memorable Performance of “It’s Ok”

Mzansi Youth Choir on AGT-Image Source@Instagram
Mzansi Youth Choir on AGT-Image Source@Instagram

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Dressed in elegant white attire, the Mzansi Youth Choir delivered a breathtaking rendition of Nightbirde’s touching song, “It’s Ok.” The choir’s performance moved the notoriously tough judge, Simon Cowell, to tears. He described it as the “perfect audition,” highlighting the choir’s exceptional vocal abilities and emotional connection to the song.

Tears of Joy and Triumph

As the audience erupted in thunderous applause, the members of the Mzansi Youth Choir were overwhelmed with emotion. Host Terry Crews joined the judges on stage, and together they pressed the golden buzzer, a moment that brought tears to the eyes of the choristers. The choir was showered with golden confetti, a symbol of their outstanding achievement and the celebration that ensued.

Mzansi Youth Choir Pays Tribute to Nightbirde

The Mzansi Youth Choir chose Nightbirde’s “It’s Ok” as a tribute to the talented singer-songwriter. Nightbird, a contestant in the show’s 16th season, tragically passed away in February 2022 due to weakened health following her cancer treatment. The choir’s heartfelt rendition honored her memory and showcased the power of her composition.

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A Path to the Semi-Finals

With the golden confetti still lingering in the air, the group golden buzzer automatically propelled the Mzansi Youth Choir to the semi-finals scheduled for August 2023. This significant milestone acknowledges the choir’s exceptional talent, hard work, and dedication. The members, along with their artistic director and choreographer, Alfred Phakathi, expressed their immense gratitude and pride for the unforgettable experience. They credited their success to their relentless efforts and the unwavering support of their families.

An Unforgettable Journey

“This was an incredible experience for the choir members, who have worked tirelessly to reach this point,” shared Alfred Phakathi, the artistic director and choreographer of the Mzansi Youth Choir. “They handled the immense pressure with grace and delivered a performance that touched the hearts of millions. It was an immeasurable experience for each of them and a moment of immense pride for their families watching at home.”

By Letho