Simon Cowell is infamous for being incredibly hard to please.
He knows talent when he finds it, but he never shies away from telling someone if they don’t have what it takes. Before showing up in the hit TV show American Idol, Simon Cowell was featured in a British TV show called Pop Idol where he began his infamous reputation among audiences.
Throughout his lengthy career Simon Cowell he has only broken this tough image a handful of times.The people who manage to break through are not only talented, but also they’ve fought hard for their chance. This young lady, Calysta Bevier, is one of those amazing people who have excellent talent but also have faced huge challenges.
As she stepped on the stage for America’s Got Talent, the judges Howie Mandle, Mel B, Heidi Klum and of course Simon Cowell all noticed something unique about her.
Howie Mandel complimented her “Audrey Hepburn” style. Blushing, Calysta mentioned that the hair style wasn’t entirely her choice. A year ago she went through a tough battle against Stage 3 ovarian cancer. Thankfully she defeated the cancer and was thriving but her hair hadn’t entirely grown back yet. Truly inspiring, but she went on to say that she had gone on the show to tell people to follow their dreams, no matter what.
She chose the song “Fight Song,” which is a perfect fit for her experiences, but also her amazing strength.
She manages to impress not only the audience but also the judges.Her amazing control and beautiful vocals stun the crowd. She has a standing ovation only a minute into her song. Her mother is in tears off-stage. Her ability to impress not only the crowd but Simon Cowell show how much more life has in store for this survivor.
Be sure to watch the video below to hear her performance.