Blind Singer With Autism Brings 'America's Got Talent' Judges to Tears
Kodi Lee received a Golden Buzzer, which means he's going straight to the finals.
Kodi Lee is chasing his dreams on “America’s Got Talent.”
With the help of his mom, Tina, the 22-year-old, who is blind and has autism, positioned himself at the piano at Tuesday night’s show and brought the judges to tears as he sang.
“I'm going to remember this for the rest of my life,” Simon Cowell said.
New judge Gabrielle Union gave Lee the golden buzzer, which means he's going straight to the finals.
Overnight, Lee has become a phenomenon.
Oprah Winfrey tweeted that she actually “stood up and cheered in my living room.”
“I dare you to watch this new 'America's Got Talent' audition and not cry!!!!” tweeted Perez Hilton.
Utah Jazz player Joe Ingles called Lee “a superstar.”
Following the show, Union explained that “everyone deserves a chance to shine” and said she was blown away by Lee’s performance and story.
Trending on Inside Edition
Rapper DMX Dead at 50 One Week After Suffering 'Catastrophic' Heart AttackNews
Brothers Left Suicide Note Calling 'Gun Control in the US' a 'Joke' Before Fatally Shooting Entire FamilyCrime
Discovery of Ancient Coins May Solve Mystery of Murderous 1600s PirateOffbeat
Kansas Man Visiting New York Says He Is 'Ready to Go Home' After Being Shot by Stray Bullet Near Times SquareCrime
10-Year-Old Migrant Boy Found Crying Alone Near Border Asks Officer for HelpNews
Big Rig Blocks Fleeing Vehicle in Dramatic End to 2-Hour Police Chase in Southern CaliforniaNews