VIDEO: AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Contestant Cured of Blindness Gets Golden Buzzer
On last night's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT, singer Christian Guardino from Patchogue, NY belted out The Jackson 5's "Who's Lovin' You" and earned a Golden Buzzer from judge Howie Mandel. The 16-year-old went from being blind for most of his life due to a retinal disease called Leber congenital amaurosis until he underwent an experimental gene therapy which now allows him to see. Watch the appearance below!
On the heels of the most viewed season in five years, the 12th season of "America's Got Talent" is back with creator and judge Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel. Supermodel, entrepreneur and CEO, Tyra Banks, joins the team as host and the series returns to Los Angeles this summer with live shows from the famed Dolby Theatre.
With the search open to acts of all ages and talents, "America's Got Talent" has brought the variety format back to the forefront of American culture by showcasing unique performers from across the country. The series is a true celebration of creativity and talent, featuring a colorful array of singers, dancers, comedians, contortionists, impressionists, jugglers, magicians, ventriloquists and hopeful stars, all vying to win America's hearts and the $1 million prize.