Kodi Lee has been a fan, and judges, favorite since the start of this season of “America’s Got Talent,” and on Wednesday that paid off for Lee in a big way when he was named the winner of the competition.
Lee, who is blind and autistic, won the grand prize of $1 million and he will headline the AGT concert in Las Vegas.
Lee earned the Golden Buzzer from Gabrielle Union during his first audition, which sent him straight to the live shows. There, he won over fans
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— America’s Got Talent (@AGT) September 19, 2019
He beat out nine other finalists to win season 14. Rounding out the top five was the Detroit Youth Choir in econd; comedian Ryan Niemiller finished third; acrobatic dance group V. Unbeatable finished fourth; and the Voices of Service quartet finished fifth.
The live results show was filled with duets between the contestants and famous singers. Lee performed this incredible version of “You Are The Reason” with Leona Lewis.
The performance showed why he deserved to win the competition.