A young blind and autistic man has brought both the judges and crowd to tears whilst appearing on popular talent show America’s Got Talent.
Kodi-Lee was crowned the winner of the show this year following a number of inspirational performances, which included his now-viral audition which saw him receive the golden buzzer.
For his grand finale performance last week, the 22-year-old singer took to the stage alongside three-time Grammy nominee Leona Lewis, with the pair belting out a beautiful rendition of Calum Scott’s You Are the Reason.
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It’s not hard to see why the emotional performance received a tearful standing ovation…
Before being announced as the winner of the show, Kodi-Lee took to Twitter to thank everyone for their support.
“This entire journey has helped me with communication, and no matter what happens I’m so thankful for the love and opportunity that America’s Got Talent and all of you have given me!” he wrote.
In addition to being crowned the winner, Kodi-Lee also took home a whopping $1 million prize money and will headline the America’s Got Talent Live show at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino in November.
You can see the heart-warming moment Kodi-Lee’s life changed forever below: