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Watch a British Teen´s Golden
Buzzer-Winning Performance
of ´Hard to Handle´
on ´America´s Got Talent´

MSN Entertainment, by Lars Brandle

Original Article

Posted By:greggojo, 6/13/2018 1:05:47 PM

Nerves can wreck any performer’s day. Not Courtney Hadwin. When the British teen auditioned on America’s Got Talent, she confessed to her battle with nerves right from the start. Nerves of steel, more like. Hadwin surprised everyone in the room as she wheeled around the stage and belted out Otis Redding’s “Hard to Handle,” covered in the ´90s by the Black Crowes. "Bloody hell Courtney,” enthused judge Simon Cowell. “You were this shy little thing when you came out. Then you sing and you’re like a lion. I mean, genuinely incredible.”

Comments:
I saw the youtube video and wanted to "share" (as our liberal friends would say).

This little girl is very talented.(This may be far from your favorite genre of music, but....)

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: KatieJo, 6/13/2018 1:50:50 PM     (No. 11662648)

Thank you OP, that was amazing. Last thing you´d expect to hear out of that sweet 13 year old girl.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: AltaD, 6/13/2018 2:28:47 PM     (No. 11662675)

She´s very talented but this isn´t her first singing competition, she´s been in UK talent shows.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: qwerty, 6/13/2018 2:38:26 PM     (No. 11662681)

I truly hope she goes very far in the world. I recall Janis Joplin very well. I had the chance to go to one of her concerts. I still get goose bumps thinking about it.
I do pray she doesn´t end up like The Rose. Keep your head and morals high young lady and show the world what God given talents you have.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 6/13/2018 3:33:32 PM     (No. 11662705)

What a talent she is. Unbelievable and I am so delighted to see the audience reaction to this kind of talent and music. I love it!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lindamay, 6/13/2018 4:21:15 PM     (No. 11662728)

Whoa! What a talent!!!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 6/13/2018 6:02:49 PM     (No. 11662820)

Great performance, but she was a finalist on The Voice UK and now she´s competing here? And how is a Brit (and acts from other countries) competing on AGT? These shows have become obviously scripted and manipulated. And how is it fair to the other acts? It used to be fun to watch, but can´t stand being manipulated and the outcome appearing to be by design.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: thewarden, 6/13/2018 6:32:43 PM     (No. 11662845)

I wonder what the criteria for the show is as well—but I’ve seen many ‘foreign’ acts before so I doubt it’s only limited to U.S. citizens. She’s really something—wow! Her dad best keep a tight reign. Show biz hurts just about every performer on some level. I wish her the best.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: harleynyc, 6/13/2018 7:03:27 PM     (No. 11662860)

She had everyone fooled. She an actress too.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: wilarrbie, 6/13/2018 8:49:05 PM     (No. 11662913)

Dayam! That´s some impressive pipes on that lil twig of a girl! And the Daddy hug at the end...? Fuggedaboddit, I needs a tissue.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Smart11344, 6/14/2018 12:10:15 AM     (No. 11663022)

I´m 74. It´s not my kind of music. But to be fair, this young lady has more talent than all of the trollops in America. Please, sweetheart never get skanky, your talent will carry you.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 6/14/2018 1:45:12 AM     (No. 11663046)

Watched this earlier. Quite a surprise. I remember Joplin well.

Not a fan of the hair everywhere.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: velirotta, 6/14/2018 9:43:40 PM     (No. 11664142)

I´m also 74, and frankly I was disturbed by her performance. I´ve been hip to a lot of different kinds of music since the 60s, but there was too much animal in this one.

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