The semi-finalists of season 13 of the America's Got Talent were named – and some favorite fans have not made the cut.
Courtney Hadwin, who recently faced online criticism, was among the lucky participants who advanced from the quarterfinals during the show results on Wednesday. Although the 14-year-old English native had been eliminated for friendship with Amanda Mena, the two singers made the cut.
Hadwin broke down in tears telling Tyra Banks: "I did not expect to get to this point and now move on to the next round, it's just fantastic."
Mel B, who chose the 15 year old Mena as her gold winner, echoed similar feelings, encouraging girls to continue pursuing their dreams. "I'm so grateful that both of you are going through the next round, I called! I told Howie," They both have to go through, "because you both have the same talent."
Howie Mandel, who appointed Hadwin as his Golden Buzzer winner, added: "Although I think [Hadwin] is going"
An extra encouraging influence on the young performers was the winner of last season, Darci Lynne Farmer, 13, who has returned to the stage AGT to perform with her puppet ventriloquist, Petunia the rabbit
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Unfortunately, Human Fountains, the synchronized spitting company, was defeated by comedian Vicki Barbolak.
The comedy troupe of five childhood friends, spewing objects from their mouths, was sent home one day after receiving criticism from the judges, including Simon Cowell, who called their performance " the most stupid act we have ever had. "
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"Some people love it, some people are completely disgusted, for us, we're happy with every reaction, because it's a comedy and everyone has different reactions to the different comedy acts that they like. We're just looking for a way to make people smile. people, it's pretty serious in most Americans' lives, so we're giving them a little break, "Sam Kaufman told reporters.
Mochi, the PAC Dance Team, Lord Also Nil and Flau & # 39; jae have been eliminated.
The three Weing trio, the magician Shin Lim, the Angel City Chorale choir in Los Angeles and the Junior New System dance team also head to the semi-finals round.
next week are the Sacra Riana, the Savitsky Cats, Makayla Phillips, Da Republik, Noah Guthrie, Quin and Misha, Yumbo Dump, Glennis Grace, Duo Transcend, Voices of Hope, Front Pictures and Samuel J. Comroe.
America & # 39; s Got Talent airs on Tuesday and Wednesday (8 pm ET) on NBC.