COURTNEY Hadwin is a talented young singer who’s made quite an impression on America’s Got Talent.
Here’s everything you need to know about the 13-year-old who got the Golden Buzzer…
refer to caption. Courtney Hadwin performed on America’s Got Talent
Who is Courtney Hadwin?
Courtney Hadwin, 13, is a singer from Peterlee, County Durham.
She goes busking to pay for her singing lessons and attends The Academy at Shotton Hall.
The schoolgirl was previously mentored by Danny Jones from McFly on The Voice Kids in 2017.
She reached the final but narrowly missed out on the top prize to Jess Folley who won £30,000 towards a music education and a trip to Disneyland.
refer to caption. Courtney Hadwin sang Hard To Handle by Otis Reading
When did Courtney Hadwin perform on America’s Got Talent?
Courtney Hadwin appeared on America’s Got Talent on June 12, 2018.
She sang Otis Reading’s Hard To Handle which was well received by both the crowd and the judges.
Simon Cowell said: “You were this shy little thing when you came out and then you sing and you’re like a lion.
“I mean genuinely incredible.”
Judge Howie Mandel was also struck by her talent and pressed the golden buzzer which guaranteed her a place in the next round.
On Twitter Courtney wrote:” I didn’t know what to expect when I auditioned for @AGT but the golden buzzer was more than I ever could have dreamed of.
“Thank you so much @howiemandel I am so happy and can’t thank you enough xx”