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Battaglia’s visibly nervous appearance was contrasted sharply by her powerful and flawless performance. Canadian compatriot Howie Mandel applauded Battaglia’s efforts and said she had a chance to win all season.
“I want her to win!” her Golden Buzzer mentor Sofia Vergara said, according to GoldDerby.
“You have a special place in my heart,” she added. “It was my first day of work [when I pressed my Golden Buzzer]. I can’t believe how spectacular you sing. It’s like, I think the world is going to open up for you after this experience.
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Daigle was among viewers seduced by Battaglia’s cover of “You Say”, tweeting “WOW girl you crushed it !! »
WOW girl you crushed it !! 🧡 https://t.co/160OFTLrZd
– Lauren Daigle (@Lauren_Daigle) August 12, 2020
The young Canadian made a stunning debut at the “AGT” auditions. Her cover of Lady Gaga’s “Shallow” caught everyone off guard.