Kodi Lee captivated the “America’s Got Talent” judges and America with his golden buzzer-earning audition. Now, he’s the winner of “AGT.” USA TODAY
“America’s Got Talent” has a new champion.
Kodi Lee was crowned the Season 14 winner during Wednesday’s live, two-hour season finale following what Simon Cowell dubbed “the best final I have ever sat in on in my life” on Tuesday.
Lee, who is blind and has autism, has been the front-runner of the NBC talent show since earning a Golden Buzzer during the auditions round from Gabrielle Union. Lee not only pulled at the judges’ heartstrings but America’s, winning the most viewer votes.
“I feel so amazing. … Unbelievable,” Lee said as he jumped for joy with his mother, Tina Lee, under a sea of confetti and pyrotechnics.
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