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- Japanese American stand-up comedian Aiko Tanaka received four “yeses” and a standing ovation from judge Simon Cowell after showing a “funny and naughty” act, as Cowell described it, on Tuesday’s “America’s Got Talent” Season 17 audition.
- Tanaka’s stand-up routine focused on her immigration experience in America.
- All four judges expressed how much fun they had listening to Tanaka’s comedy routine, with Cowell describing her bit as “So funny. So naughty.”
- “From the minute you walked out, you got us, you know. And the best sign if a comedian is doing well, obviously, is the audience,” Cowell continued. “And I really liked your reaction afterward, because I could see how much this reaction meant to you as well.”
A Japanese American stand-up comedian received four “yeses” from “America’s Got Talent” judges and a standing ovation from Simon Cowell after showing a “funny and naughty” act.
Aiko Tanaka auditioned for “America’s Got Talent” Season 17 on Tuesday. Tanaka, a Japanese-born comedian, tickled the funny bones of judges Sofia Vergara, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Cowell with her jokes about her immigration experience in America.
A taekwondo demonstration team left judges on “America’s Got Talent” with “goosebumps” after their audition performance and won host Terry Crews’ golden buzzer choice on June 15.
The performance: On the third night of auditions for the world-famous talent show, the World Taekwondo Demonstration Team blew the audience and judges away with their performance.
A singing quartet from South Korea got a standing ovation from “America’s Got Talent” judges and audience members after performing their rendition of “All My Life” by K-Ci & JoJo in an episode aired on Tuesday.
Soulful performance: Korean Soul — composed of singers Sooyong Yoon, Young J, Shyun Lee and Jifan Lee — impressed judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara and Howie Mandel during their audition in the second week of the show’s 16th season.
Thai magician Patrick Kun’s mesmerizing card tricks left “America’s Got Talent” judges in awe during his audition on Tuesday’s episode.
Close-up magic: Kun, a full-time magician with a significant social media presence, performed multiple sleight of hand tricks right in front of Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara and Howie Mandel.
A 10-year-old Filipino singer received a standing ovation during his audition on “America’s Got Talent” (AGT) on Tuesday night.
Filipino singing sensation Marcelito Pomoy delivered a mesmerizing performance on “America’s Got Talent: The Champions.”
A spin-off of the singing reality show “America’s Got Talent,” the show features former participants from across both “AGT” and the “Got Talent” franchise worldwide.
Jay Leno allegedly suggested that Koreans have an appetite for canines, an archaic, racist stereotype some Asians still have to deal with to this day.
The 69-year-old comedian reportedly made the “joke” in an unreleased segment of the 14th season of “America’s Got Talent,” where he worked as a guest judge in April.
Kodi Lee, a 22-year-old blind singer with autism, was voted the latest winner of “America’s Got Talent.”
America’s Got Talent’s opening night received the voice of 22-year-old autistic, blind and gifted vocalist and pianist Kodi Lee on its 14th season.
The YouTube video is currently trending at number five, with almost seven million views.
Magician Shin Lim became the first ever winner of “America’s Got Talent: The Champions.”
Two Asian-Americans have advanced to the finals of the spin-off show “America’s Got Talent: The Champions” – Filipino-American singer Angelica Hale and Canadian-American magician Shin Lim, according to AsAm News.