'America's Got Talent' Tearjerker: Blind, Autistic Singer Kodi Lee Gets 'Golden Buzzer' From Gabrielle Union
Southern California musician Kodi Lee brought the house down on the Season 14 premiere of NBC's "America's Got Talent" Tuesday with a performance that scored him a "golden buzzer" advancement into the live shows.
The 22-year-old singer and pianist rocked "A Song for You" by Leon Russell after first appearing on stage alongside his mother Tina Lee and aided by a cane.
"Kodi is blind and autistic," Tina Lee explained. "We found out that he loved music really early on. He listened and his eyes just went huge and he started singing and that's when I was in tears. Because that's when I realized, oh my gosh -- he's an entertainer." . . .