- Publish Date
- Thursday, 27 August 2020, 3:56PM
Cristina Rae first shot to fame earlier this year when she sang her heart out with not one but two show-stopping numbers during the America's Got Talent auditions.
Making her return to the stage in the quarterfinal round, she once again belted out a flawless rendition of Leonard Cohen's classic 1984 ballad, 'Hallelujah'.
Blowing the show's judges away with her powerful vocals for the second time, Cristina received a standing ovation from the entire crowd.
"Oh God, if there's one word to describe what you just did, it was flawless," judge Howie Mandel said after her song.
"That was gorgeous," judge Sofia Vergara said.
"When I listen to you, you sound to me like you’re already a recording artist. It’s so great. I feel like I’ve heard this song before but then you made it so yours — so unique. It’s spectacular."
The 30-year-old Nashville native earned the Golden Buzzer from judge Heidi Klum in June, with her performances of Phil Collins’ 'In the Air Tonight' and The Rolling Stones’ 'Gimme Shelter.'
What a voice!
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