Texan Chosen to Compete on America's Got Talent

Online audition makes the cut for big show

By Annie Potasznik
|  Tuesday, Aug 9, 2011  |  Updated 1:35 PM CDT
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Texan Chosen to Compete on America's Got Talent

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Singer Kevin Colis is from New Braunfels, Texas. His vocal rendition of "Amazing Grace" on YouTube earned him a spot on the popular NBC show "America's Got Talent."

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One of the finalists who competed online for a chance to perform on America’s Got Talent is from Texas.

Kevin Colis, a singer from New Braunfels was one of 12 people picked based on his YouTube video audition to perform live on the show. Now he has a chance to win a $1 million prize, not to mention gain massive exposure.

On the Wednesday’s, August 10 (9-10 p.m. ET) live results show, four acts from Tuesday's YouTube performance will move on to the semi-finals, which begin August 23 (9-11 p.m. ET).

You can watch Colis’ YouTube audition below, to judge whether or not he has the pipes to take him to the top.

 

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