AceShowbiz - "America's Got Talent: The Champions" returned for its fourth episode featuring another 10 returning contestants. They performed in front of the judges Simon Cowell, Melanie Brown a.k.a. Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel with Terry Crews hosting.
The first act was from kid magician Issy Simpson. The runner-up from 2017's "Britain's Got Talent" performed magic involving books, cards and words on a blackboard. She was such a clever little girl and that prompted Howie to say, "Britain has adorable talent." Mel raved that she was seamless and full of confidence with Simon adding, "That was incredible."
Opera singers The Texas Tenors, who returned to the stage after their stint on "America's Got Talent" in 2009, followed it up with an epic performance of "Unchained Melody". Though Heidi thought that the act was a little "smallzy," she admitted that it was pretty. Howie loved it and Mel said that she liked it when they sang together.
Drew Lynch, stand-up coming who came out as the runner up of season 10 of "America's Got Talent", joked about invisalign braces. He stuttered at the beginning of his performance, though he managed to get through it perfectly and even earned a big standing ovation after he ended his set. Mel wanted more, saying, "Too short! I just love you." Heidi, meanwhile, declared that he's one of her favorite comedians on the show.
Season 10 winner Paul Zerdin was also among the performers that night. The ventriloquist brought his puppet as he did beat-boxing and singing at the same time. Heidi loved his act as she said, "You really had me laughing." Simon echoed the remarks, praising him for being original and funny. However, he noted that he didn't see a progression from what he did back in 2015.
Moonlight Brothers who won 2018's "Denmark's Got Talent" brought their dancing skills to the U.S. They mixed their performance with some humor, though Mel said that she expected a little bit more. Simon said the act was fun and different, but it was still not good enough. The pair also failed to impress Howie who confessed that he didn't personally love it.
Comedic mime Tape Face was last seen in season 11 of "America's Got Talent", but it seemed like he was still as weird as ever. But that was his charm. He mesmerized the judge with his act that included Howie and some record stratching. He also made Terry do a construction worker strip tease. Howie praised him, telling him that it was memorable. Simon called his act silly and funny, while Mel said that she could watch him all day long.
Up next was singer Kechi. The finalist of season 12 of "America's Got Talent" offered a jaw-dropping performance as she belted out "You Are The Reason" by Calum Scott. Howie said that she was the "Champion of life." Simon quipped, "I didn't really like it that much...," before adding, "I LOVED IT!" He then give her his coveted Golden Buzzer, making Kechi, who suffered 3rd degree burns over 65% of her body following a plane crash, couldn't help bursts into tears.
Kechi's performance was later followed by The Professional Regurgitator, Stevie Starr. The finalist of "Britain's Got Talent" 2010 took the stage to swallow things and barfs them back up. Simon couldn't watch that any longer that he buzzed him.
Brian Justin Crum, a singer who competed in season 11 of "AGT" performed "Your Song" by Elton John. Despite the choppy arrangement, he did show off his voice. Mel said that it was such a "killer performance." Simon added, "It's in a different league than anything you've ever done."
Rounding out the night was Kenichi. The champion of season 8 of "AGT" took the stage to showcase his epic, creative projection/dance act that involved an internet game and an adorable robot dog. The judges loved it with Heidi claiming that she's a huge fan.
Now, it was time to announce who would join Kechi in advancing to the finals. Tape Face, Paul Zerdin, Drew Lynch and Brian Justin Crum were the Top 3 since there was a tie. However, it was later revealed that it was Brian Justin Crum who was sent to finals alongside Kechi.