Nigerian Plane Crash survivor, Kechi Onwuchi, gets golden buzzer at America’s Got Talent
Nigerian plane crash survivor, Kechi Okwuchi got a golden buzzer from Simon Cowell at ‘America’s Got Talent: The Champion’ which returned on Monday, January 28.
10 former winners and standout acts from different ‘America’s Got Talents’ editions around the world, all vied for the chance to advance to the finals round.
Kechi took the stage in a beautiful sparkling dress and did an emotional rendition of Calum Scott’s ‘You Are The Reason’ that got Simon Cowell to give her the Golden Buzzer which sends her straight to the finals on this spin-off of AGT.
Before hitting the Golden Buzzer, Cowell said, ‘I’m going to be honest with you. I didn’t really like it that much.’ then he hit the buzzer, saying, ‘I actually loved it!’ Mandel added: ‘You are more than a champion … of talent, you are a champion of life.’
Kechi first came to fame on season 12 of ‘America’s Got Talent’ in 2017. Kechi is one of the 2 passengers who survived the Sosoliso plane crash that took the lives of 107 people in December 2005.