Watch 17-Year-Old Muslim Singer Putri Ariani on America's Got Talent

Watch 17-Year-Old Muslim Singer Putri Ariani on America's Got Talent

Teenage singer Putri Ariani received a coveted Golden Buzzer during her America’s Got Talent Season 18 audition this month. Ariani, who is blind, traveled to the U.S. from Indonesia to sing in front of judges Sofia Vergara, Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel.

Ariani began with her original song “Loneliness,” followed by a rendition of Elton John’s “Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word” per Cowell’s request. Cowell praised her “distinctive voice” and Mandel called her “a superstar.”

Watch her full audition here:

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