Hello How are you? I’m good. How are you? I’m nervous (Simon: very good don’t be nervous) Thank you. (Simon: What’s your name?) My name is Christian Gordinho. And Christian, how old are you? I’m 16 years old. Okay. Tell me… tell me who you here with this year. Umm.. My mom’s here with me. Okay. What do your school friend says that you’re coming on the show? I only told like a few people, like my very best friend. Your very best friend. Yeah. Okay. Are you a singer? Yeah. And tell me when you first started singing Christian. Um.. I’ve been singing for as long as I can remember Okay, I have a good feeling about you. Ah we’ve got rid of the nerves now. We got to know each other, right? Yes, sir. Okay, I’m Simon. Not sir. Sorry, Simon. [chuckle] Okay, Christian, best of luck. Thank you [Applause] Thank you so much… Christian, I need 10 seconds here because I’ve actually I don’t know what to say right now. I mean, what just happened?! And then if you can make one wish right now, this second, to make something come true for yourself, what would you wish? Right this second? Yes. Charlie the Golden button. Well your wish came true. How are you? I’m great. Why are you laughing? What’s your name? My name is Darci Lynne, okay? Darci. Who’s that my name is Petunia. I? Told this is it a bunny. Yes Is that a real bunny? We’re gonna find out okay? Why did you both decide to enter the show well it was one of my big dreams? But also, I would really like to keep ventriloquism alive because it’s not common You know so well listen to us you best of luck. I really hope you both so much Are you ready? Yeah? I’m ready hit it What? You’re going to sing?! Oh boy Wow Wow You know what’s really sweet your puppet, I’m guessing, is exactly like you: very charming and adorable You make my heart melt. You are brilliant. (Darci: Thanks) I am trying to describe how amazing it was! Mel: You know what? I wish I could be down there with mama. Mel: You are so adorable and so sweet. Oh my God. Thank you for coming on the show. Mel: I bet you weren’t expecting that, were you? (Darci: No) Come here. Oh. Well Done. (Tyra: Well Darci, you are going straight to the live show) this should be interesting Oh stop right now I’m amazed by you guys because it was not a credible like crazy going straight to the live show No Hi, how are you? What’s your name, Mandy Harvey and who’s this? My interpreter. Simon to Interpreter: What’s your name? Interpreter: Sarah Simon: Nice to meet you, Sarah. Sarah: Nice to meet you, sir. (Simon: How are you) (Heidi: Hi, Sarah!) Sarah: Doing well, thank you. Okay, Mandy. So, I think I’ve worked this out there. You’re deaf Yes, I lost on my hearing when I was 18 years old Wow, and how old are you now? 29, so it’s 10 years wow Mandy how did you lose your hearing if you that might be asking? I have a connective tissue disorder so basically I got sick and my nerves deteriorated So you were singing before you lost your hearing? Yeah, I’ve been singing since I was 4 so I left music after I lost my hearing and then figured out how to get back into singing with muscle memory using visual tuners and trusting my pitch So your shoes are off because you’re feeling the vibration is that how you’re following the music Yeah, I’m feeling the tempo the beach through the floor and Mandy. What are you gonna sing? I’m gonna sing a song that I wrote called try ok. Can you tell me what it’s about? After I lost my hearing I gave up, but I wanted to do more with my life than just give up Good for you, okay. Well look this is your moment, and good luck okay No oh Mandy I don’t think you’re going to need a translator you before You think president? I was a long time that was one of the most amazing things. I’ve ever seen in her career Honestly, I never think I’m going to be surprised or amazed by people and then you turn up and with Just the fact that you are you But it was your voice Your tone the storm was beautiful Congratulations. You were straight through the light go Mandy you know what we found each other