When Howie Mandel hit the coveted Golden Buzzer, 16-year-old Christian Guardino couldn't have been more surprised.
When Christian took the stage, he was obviously very nervous his hands shaking as he was answering Simon's questions. Once he opened his mouth to sing "Who's Lovin' You" it's like all his fears disappeared- and with good reason.
We're in awe of Christian Guardino's breathtaking voice.Posted by America's Got Talent on Sunday, June 18, 2017
There wasn't a dry eye in the house after an emotional performance for the inspiring story of Guardino. He received a standing ovation from the judges and audience causing Howie to slam that Golden Buzzer.
“I wanted to cry,” Guardino tells EW. “I was really nervous before I got on stage. I was just thinking, I can’t mess up. I can’t mess up. I can’t mess up. But when I saw everything that was going on with the judges, all my nerves turned into strong energy and excitement. I started going off on the song and getting comfortable.”
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