- Publish Date
- Saturday, 2 January 2021, 9:15AM
Any singer knows it’s not easy to take on Céline Dion ... or Andrea Bocelli for that matter.
But Marcelito Pomoy from the Philippines completely wowed the judges and audience of America's Got Talent: The Champions by taking on both powerhouse singers and their hit duet 'The Prayer' - even receiving a standing ovation!
Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Alesha Dixon, and Howie Mandel were all left with dropped-jaws as the 35-year-old sang Bocelli's tenor part and Dion's soprano part during the show's auditions, with Cowell saying: "That was what I call a 10. It's as simple as that. I have a feeling that the super fans will put you through to the next round."
While Dixon said: "I want to see something different, something unique, and Marcelito you just gave that to us. It was absolutely brilliant."
"That was so unique. You are a beautiful, wonderful singer with a young woman trapped inside of you," Mandel added.
Before Klum gushed: "Honestly, this is one of the craziest things I ever heard in my entire life. Your voice, your range, your sound is just so out of this world."
Marcelito is no stranger to the spotlight - in 2011, he won Pilipinas Got Talent.