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Callie Day
Callieday
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Age (at audition) 53
Sex Female
Act Singer
Seasons 14
Position Reached Judge Cuts

Callie Day was a singer act from Season 14 of America's Got Talent. She was eliminated in the Judge Cuts.

Background

Callie Day is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. She has performed with the Miami University Opera, the Cincinnati Opera, the Bowling Green State Opera, and in recent years , a touring member of the American Spiritual Ensemble. She has traveled extensively performing across the nation, and in Europe and Central America.

Recently, Callie has taken social media by storm as fans all over the United States have captured her amazing voice in videos that have almost instantly gone viral! Even before then, many had already witnessed her gifts in schools and churches where she's taught and served, and especially in her local Walmart where she was featured as the "Singing Pharmacy Tech" on several commercial videos.

In August 2016, Callie released her 1st single, "Hear My Prayer", a Moses Hogan composition arranged by Callie Day, Lan Wilson, G. LeRon Rainey, and Mark Lacy. Her freshman album was released on April 14, 2017 and is available on Itunes, Google Play and Amazon.

Callie received the Associates degree from Sinclair Community College in Vocal Performance, the Bachelors degree from Bowling Green State University in Vocal Performance, the Masters degree in Education with a Music Concentration from University of Dayton. Callie is also currently a candidate for the Masters of Fine Arts (Miami University, OH) and Doctor of Music degrees (University of Kentucky). Her doctoral project is "Exploring The Role Of African American Opera Singers In The Establishment Of The Spiritual As A Musicial Art Form From 1900 to 1920" [1]

Audition

Callie Day's audition was not televised. At least three judges said "Yes," sending Callie to Judge Cuts.

Judge Cuts

Callie Day's Judge Cuts performance in Episode 1410 consisted of singing "Up To The Mountain (MLK Song)" by Solomon Burke. Howie Mandel, Gabrielle Union, Julianne Hough, Simon Cowell, and guest judge Jay Leno all gave her standing ovations. Despite the positive feedback, her performance was not strong enough for the judges to put her through to the Quarterfinals, eliminating her from the competition. 

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