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Halifax County native impresses judges on America’s Got Talent

Brooke Simpson received a standing ovation from all four judges.
Brooke Simpson received a standing ovation from all four judges.(America's Got Talent)
Published: Jun. 23, 2021 at 8:41 AM EDT
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HALIFAX COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A Halifax County native made it to the next round of America’s Got Talent Tuesday night.

Brooke Simpson is from Hollister and is a part of the Haliwa-Saponi tribe. She told the judges she wants to be the first major indigenous popstar to set an example for other people like her.

Simpson auditioned with a rendition of Lizzo’s “Cuz I Love You” and received a standing ovation from all four judges. You can watch her audition here.

Simpson came in third place on The Voice in 2017.

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