'AGT' Season 17: Fans compare Aubrey to Lady Gaga after she impresses judges with Weeknd's 'Call Out My Name'
Aubrey Burchell's heartfelt audition is a clear highlight of Season 17 of 'America's Got Talent.' She does a unique interpretation of The Weeknd's smash 'Call Out My Name,' which gets both the judges and the crowd on their feet.
Aubrey auditioned for Season 16 of 'American Idol.' While she did not go far in the competition, she will get a second shot on 'America's Got Talent.' Aubrey regularly does TikTok covers. She has over 44,000 followers and approximately 830,000 likes on her videos. She also shares her live performances on Instagram.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania vocalist Aubrey Burchell, age 21 not only sings well but also works at Target. She reveals to the judges that she goes to the restroom during her breaks to keep herself "sane," where she puts up her camera and sings. She most aspires to fill up venues all around the world, though. She fantasizes about winning Grammys, but her level I autism has just lately been identified. “As a recently diagnosed level-one autistic, a very large portion of my life, I struggled," Aubrey addressed the judges and the 'America's Got Talent' audience, saying, "I want to show other young autistics that are suffering in silence that you can follow your passion and not fit in the box and do what you do and just eat at it.” Heidi applauds her for influencing so many people by herself and coming out to the world as Aubrey sobs while narrating her story.
Howie Mandell, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara, and Simon Cowell all gave Aubrey four yeses for her intensely emotional rendition of The Weeknd's 'Call Out My Name.' Heidi calls her voice "fantastic" and adds that she actually possesses the pipes that make her sound "beautiful." Heidi said that she thought Aubrey's appearance was "really cool" and that she loved it. She is praised by Howie for simply showing up, calling it a "feat in itself." Despite sensing her anxiety, he praises her for being there and considers her "incredibly brave." Simon believes Aubrey was brilliant for making her own rendition of that song. He continues by saying that everyone has just witnessed someone's career take off. Sofia ends by describing her as the "perfect package," praising the way she looks and the music she chose, as well as her voice. Sofia assures her that they already adore her, believes that America will fall in love with Aubrey, and believes that she has a good chance of winning the competition.
After witnessing her performance and hearing her empowering story, fans are already hoping that now she can walk out of Target and live her dream. A fan tweeted: "I don’t think Aubrey going back to target after she just let the world into her world what a voice Aubrey have a bright future ahead!! #AGT."
I don’t think Aubrey going back to target 🎯 after she just let the world 🌎 into her world what a voice 👏🏽 Aubrey have a bright future ahead!! #AGT— 🌈 (@_MindVibesLife) August 3, 2022
Another viewer wrote: "That girl on @AGT won't be working @Target much longer! #AGT."
Another fan compared Aubrey's vocals to that of Lady Gaga: "I absolutely love Aubrey Burchell’s voice, reminds me a bit of Lady Gaga. Really good. #AGT."
I absolutely love Aubrey Burchell’s voice, reminds me a bit of Lady Gaga. Really good. #AGT— Stephen Anderson (@thestephena) August 3, 2022
One fan bowled over her performance tweeted: "Aubrey Burchell you have my heart and my support!! That performance was absolutely breathtaking and I still have chills over it #AGT."
Aubrey Burchell you have my heart and my support!! That performance was absolutely breathtaking and I still have chills over it 😍 #AGT— Gaby 🍂 | 11 days (@jonahsdove) August 3, 2022
Comparing her to Amy Winehour, another Twitter user wrote: "I got an Amy Winehouse vibe from Aubrey Burchell. Idiosyncratic, talent for miles. #AGT."
I got an Amy Winehouse vibe from Aubrey Burchell. Idiosyncratic, talent for miles. #AGT— Kieran (@kieranter) August 3, 2022
Another fan wrote: "The girl on #AGT who just sang Call Out My Name KILLED IT. And she's autistic?! Please!"
Some fans are already demanding her songs to be on Spotify: "That was great! We need that on Spotify asap. #AGT."
Another fan jokingly wrote about her Target stories: "So this is what you do on your breaks at Target?! Bravo #AGT."
So this is what you do on your breaks at Target?! Bravo👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 #AGT— White Diamonds (@whytedymonds) August 3, 2022
Calling Aubrey a star, a fan wrote: "Aubrey you’re a STAR what a powerhouse voice, singing is your life she deserve the golden buzzer #AGT."
Praising for overcoming her disability, a fan wrote: "Oh wait I did not catch what the sanger said. She was under the spectrum? I'll take that as respect for overcoming her disability. #AGT."
Oh wait I did not catch what the sanger said. She was under the spectrum? I'll take that as respect for overcoming her disability. #AGT— Okaifern Vinyl Record Showcase (@okaimusicgaming) August 3, 2022
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