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Daniel Joyner was a singer from Season 11 of America's Got Talent. He was eliminated in the Quarterfinals.


Daniel Joyner is from Alamo, Tennessee. He was born and raised in a musical and artistic home. From the moment he first played the piano as a toddler, he has been on a "one-way street to the stage." He was born and raised in and around the city of Memphis, Tennessee, to Brian - a music director at their church - and Paige - an artist and graphic designer that also sang in their church. Since the age of nine, he's performed in a variety of venues for a variety of causes in front of a variety of people all with one goal in mind: performing to change someone's life through music.

For Joyner, fame and fortune has never meant anything - or at least never as much as making a difference in someone's life; he's said that his only desire is to glorify God through his performances, and through that act he hopes to reach out to his audiences and sing something that needs to be heard. [1]


Daniel Joyner's audition in Episode 1106 consisted of singing "Try a Little Tenderness". Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Simon Cowell all voted "Yes," sending Daniel to the Judge Cuts.

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Daniel Joyner's Judge Cuts performance in Episode 1109 consisted of singing Nina Simone's "Feeling Good". The judges noticed improvement in his confidence and stage presence. Daniel's performance was strong enough for the judges to send him to the Quarterfinals instead of Dominique Dy.


Daniel Joyner's Week 1 Quarterfinals performance in Episode 1111 consisted of singing Queen's "Crazy Little Thing Called Love". Daniel did not receive enough votes to be sent to the Semifinals in Episode 1112, eliminating him from the competition along with Outlawz.

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