Singer Kechi performed Tuesday night during the Live Show 3 episode of “America’s Got Talent” 2017. The first time the plane crash survivor appeared on the “AGT stage, she earned a standing ovation with her rendition of “Thinking Out Loud.” This time around, Kechi wowed with her cover of Katy Perry‘s “By The Grace of God.” Watch Kechi’s “Americas Got Talent” recap video above from NBC’s reality TV show.
Following her performance, Kechi broke down in host Tyra Banks‘ arms, as all four judges — Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel — gave her a standing ovation. Being from the Houston area, Kechi hoped that her performance gave people comfort as they continue dealing with Hurricane Harvey.
Klum began the praises for Kechi, declaring, “It makes me so happy to sit here and watch you on that big stage and fulfill your dream. Well done.”
Mel B added, “First of all, I want to say you were pitch perfect and you have an amazing voice. But more importantly to me, you are a survivor. You are an inspiration. You give people hope and passion and belief. And for that, you must go through. You must. I have to see you again.”
Cowell raved, “Tonight you came out as the person you’ve always wanted to be, with your song choice, the lyric, the performance.”
And Mandel concluded, “You are a beacon of beauty and aspiration. And I think it’s serendipitous that you are also living in Houston. They need you. You are a symbol. Thank you so much.”
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