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Luke Islam

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Information
Age (at audition) 12
Sex Male
Act Singer
Seasons 14, The Champions 2
Position Reached Semifinalist; Preliminaries

Luke Islam was a singer act from Season 14 of America's Got Talent. He was eliminated in the Semifinals. Luke returned for AGT: The Champions 2 where he was eliminated in the Preliminaries in the Judges' Choice.

Background

Luke Islam has been singing since he was three years old. His passion for singing led him to discover musical theater, and he started performing in local theater programs. As his devotion to theater grew, he began to perform at off-Broadway theaters. He has seen countless Broadway shows and even had the opportunity to "belt out" at one of them. A video was captured of Islam that night and it now has over 40,000 views. Being on Broadway has been Luke's goal for as long as he can remember. “America’s Got Talent” has truly changed his life. Going out on that stage grateful and excited, but very nervous, Luke would never in a million years have expected the audience to show so much acclamation during his performance. [1]

Audition

Luke Islam's audition in Episode 1406 consisted of singing "She Used to Be Mine" from the musical Waitress. Impressed by his performance, Julianne Hough pressed the Golden Buzzer, sending Luke straight to the Quarterfinals.

Quarterfinals

Luke Islam's Quarterfinals performance in Episode 1411 consisted of singing "You Will Be Found" from the musical Dear Evan Hansen. Howie Mandel, Gabrielle Union, Julianne Hough, and Simon Cowell all gave him standing ovations.  Luke received enough votes to advance to the Semifinals in Episode 1412 instead of GFORCE.

Semifinals

Luke Islam's Semifinals performance in Episode 1419 consisted of singing "Never Enough" from The Greatest ShowmanGabrielle Union, Julianne Hough, Simon Cowell and guest judge Queen Latifah gave him standing ovations.  Luke did not receive enough votes to advance to the Finals in Episode 1420, eliminating him from the competition instead of Voices of Service.

The Champions 2 Preliminary

Luke Islam's Preliminary performance in Episode TC202 consisted of singing "Ashes" by Celine Dion from the movie Deadpool 2Heidi Klum gave him a standing ovation. Luke finished in 3rd, 4th or 5th place in the Superfan Vote. In the Judges' Choice, he did not receive any votes from the judges, eliminating him from the competition along with Spencer Horsman instead of Ryan Niemiller.

Trivia

  • Luke was the only Golden Buzzer act in Season 14 to be eliminated in the semifinals.
  • All of his performances consisted of songs from Broadway musicals or movie musicals.

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