Christian Guardino performs on ‘America’s Got Talent’ 2017 live show: 17-year-old sings ‘Make It Rain’ [WATCH]

Seventeen-year-old singer Christian Guardino performed Tuesday night on the first live show of “America’s Got Talent” 2017, and he wowed the crowd with his cover of Ed Sheeran‘s “Make it Rain.” “I don’t wanna hold back anymore,” Guardino said in a pre-taped package. And he certainly didn’t hold back at all, according to the judges. Watch Christian Guardino’s live performance above.

“AGT” fans have been in love with the formerly blind singer ever since he earned judge Howie Mandel‘s Golden Buzzer back in the audition rounds of Season 12. “You know what you are in one word? You’re magic,” declared Mandel after Guardino’s live performance. “Because a magician makes something appear out of nowhere, and I don’t know where that comes from and I don’t know where you get it, but you are just wonderful.”

However, fellow judge Mel B wasn’t as blown away. “Well, I have to admit, I was very worried for you in the beginning,” she warned the teenage singer. “But man, when you hit those notes in the middle you grabbed everybody’s attention. And that’s when I felt your confidence. Because I know that you knew then, ‘I’m doing it.'”

Reality TV judge Heidi Klum raved, “It is ridiculous how good you are. You are so good and I don’t think you even know it. You set the bar so high right now … so good on you.”

Simon Cowell concluded, “I think you’re gonna get through tonight. When I see you next time I want you to take on an even riskier song.” Do YOU think Guardino will advance to the next round of “Americas Got Talent” 2017?

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