Courtney Hadwin America's Got Talent Where is She From
English teenager Courtney Hadwin won over the hearts of millions when she auditioned for America’s Got Talent.
She stole the show with her audition, singing Otis Redding’s Hard to Handle, and has been wowing viewers and the judges ever since. Courtney, 14, is currently competing in the live rounds of the competition.
During Tuesday’s show she performed a soulful rendition of James Brown’s Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag, earning a standing ovation from the audience.
ven hard-to-please judge Simon Cowell had no criticism to offer the talented teen, telling her to do ‘everything exactly like you did tonight’ in the rounds to come.
Courtney stands a chance of winning the competition as a whole, so you might want to get familiar before she makes it big.
Here’s what you need to know.
Who is Courtney Hadwin?
Courtney Hadwin is a 14-year-old aspiring musician from Peterlee, County Durham. She’s currently enrolled at The Academy at Shotton Hall.
According to The Sun, Courtney busks to cover the cost of her singing lessons back home.
Before she competed on America’s Got Talent, Courtney appeared on The Voice Kids UK. She was mentored by Danny Jones from McFly.
Courtney reached the final round of the competition, but didn’t win. She performed And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going from Dreamgirls and was beat out by Jess Folley.
Although she’s young, Courtney draws inspiration from the greats. Speaking with Heavy after being compared to Janis Joplin by judge Howie Mandel, the young singer said: ‘To be compared to Janis Joplin is really cool. I look up to Janis Joplin, and she’s one of my favorite singers.’
Citing one of Janis’s best qualities, Courtney said the legendary musician was ‘not scared to be different, and she’s her own person’.
According to Courtney’s Instagram she has a puppy, which she got for her birthday and loves very much. She also appears to be very close with her family, often posting photos with them from outings they’ve taken together.
Where is Courtney Hadwin from?
Courtney Hadwin From UK
Courtney Hadwin is originally from the United Kingdom. Specifically Peterlee, a small town founded in 1948.
Courtney Hadwin Instagram
Courtney Hadwin’s Instagram is full of videos dedicated to her fans, selfies, and clips from her America’s Got Talent performances.
She often provides followers with a glimpse into her daily life, sharing photos with family members and her Yorkshire terrier.
Courtney currently has over 135,000 followers on Instagram.
Courtney Hadwin The Voice audition
Courtney Hadwin appeared on The Voice Kids UK in 2017. She auditioned with a performance of the song Nutbush City Limits. Danny Jones was the only one of the three judges to turn his chair.
Courtney’s audition has been watched more than 5 million times on YouTube.
Courtney Hadwin performs 'I Got You (I Feel Good)' in the Semi-Finals of The Voice Kids UK
AGT voting 2018
There are several ways to vote for your favorite America’s Got Talent competitors. You can download the official AGT app from the App Store or Google Play, visit the official AGT website, vote by phone or via your cable provider.
To vote by phone you’ll need to call 1-866-602-48XX (last two digits will be the performance number) to register your vote.
Xfinity X1 customers can cast their America’s Got Talent vote using their remote.
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