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Courtney Hadwin

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Courtneyhadwin

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Information
Age (at audition) 13
Sex Female
Act Singer/Dancer
Seasons 13, The Champions
Position Reached Finalist; Preliminaries

Courtney Hadwin was a singer/dancer act from Season 13 of America's Got Talent. She finished in the Bottom 5 of the Top 10. Courtney returned for America's Got Talent: The Champions. There, she was eliminated in the Preliminaries, finishing her night in third place.

Background

Courtney Hadwin is a singer from Hartlepool, England. She was first noticed in 2015 when she performed "Say Something" by Great Big World at The Academy at Shotton Hall's lunchtime open mic session, and competed on The Voice Kids UK in 2017, auditioning with Tina Turner's "Nutbush City Limits". She finished the competition as one of the Top 6. [1]

Audition

Courtney Hadwin's audition in Episode 1303 consisted of singing Otis Redding's "Hard to Handle" and dancing. Impressed with the performance, Howie Mandel pressed the Golden Buzzer, sending Courtney straight to the Quarterfinals.

Quarterfinals

Courtney Hadwin's Week 1 Quarterfinals in Episode 1311 consisted of singing James Brown's "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag" and dancing.  Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Simon Cowell gave her standing ovations. Courtney received enough votes to advance to the Semifinals in Episode 1312 along with Amanda Mena.

Semifinals

Courtney Hadwin's Week 2 Semifinals performance in Episode 1319 consisted of singing "Born to Be Wild" by Steppenwolf while dancing. Howie Mandel and Simon Cowell gave her standing ovations. Courtney received enough votes to advance to the Finals in Episode 1320 instead of Noah Guthrie and Christina Wells

Finals

Courtney Hadwin's Finals performance in Episode 1321 consisted of singing "River Deep, Mountain High" by Tina Turner while dancing. Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Simon Cowell all gave her standing ovations.

Finale

For the finale in Episode 1322, Courtney Hadwin sang "Could Have Been Me" with The Struts as well as "Piece of My Heart" by Janis Joplin. She did not receive enough votes to advance to the Top 5, eliminating her from the competition instead of Michael Ketterer.

The Champions Preliminary

Courtney Hadwin's performance in Episode TC02 consisted of singing her original song "Pretty Little Thing". Howie Mandel , Mel B , Heidi Klum and Simon Cowell all gave her standing ovations. It was revealed that the superfans voted her into the top 3 along with Cristina Ramos and Darci Lynne. She received less votes than either of them, eliminating her from the competition.

After the Show

Courtney later signed a record deal with Syco Entertainment and Arista Records. She will also be performing at the Woodstock 50th anniversary festival in August 2019.

Trivia

  • Courtney's audition video on AGT's YouTube channel was the most viewed video from Season 13 with over 50 million views.

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