Courtney Hadwin: British teen came sixth in America's Got Talent

Yolanda Curtis
September 21, 2018

British teenager Courtney Hadwin has finished in sixth place in the final of America's Got Talent.

The act who wins will headline the America's Got Talent Live stage show from November 2-4 at the Paris Theater at Paris Las Vegas.

Courtney Hadwin went in to the final of the U.S. talent show as one of the favourites, but ended up finishing in sixth place during Wednesday's live show.

Courtney Hadwin with judge Howie Medal on America's Got Talent. They have also proven that they can handle lengthier performances, putting on 90-minute shows in their home country of Austria back in 2014 and 2016.

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Following the performance, judge Howie Mandel said: "You are on fire, you're incredible". "Simon, I know this might sound satirical but it's not, thank you". While many were just "happy it wasn't a singer that won this year".

Courtney was in the final pair alongside her fellow singer, Michael Ketterer.

"I felt a reaction in the room tonight when he sang the Garth song, it was actually incredible, and yeah, we are going to be working together, there's no doubt", Cowell said.

"America's Got Talent" has crowned its newest champion. In the semi-finals, Hadwin performed a cover of Steppenwolf's 1968 hit Born To Be Wild and was described as a "bundle of excitement" by Cowell.

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Courtney's become well known for her energetic performances!

Tyra then told her: "You are unbelievable". Before Tuesday's performance, she thanked fans on social media, saying she had had "an wonderful time".

Cowell also said that even if she didn't win, he would sign her to a record deal, so this may not be the last the public hears from the teen.

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