Brian Justin Crum earned a standing ovation from all four judges in the quarterfinals of America’s Got Talent on Tuesday night.
Crum impressed judge Heidi Klum with his dramatic interpretation of Phil Collins‘ 1981 hit, “In the Air Tonight.” Klum said Crum delivered the “best performance of the night, hands down” at the Dolby Theatre, with Howie Mandel adding that the moment was “epic.”
Simon Cowell praised Crum’s artistry, saying, “You have that ability which is rare that you can take a song and you can turn it into your version. You’re just a great person, an amazing singer, a great performer, I really hope you’re going to make the semifinals.”
Mel B said Crum is just warming up. “You just get hotter and hotter and hotter as time goes on,” she said. “You as a performer are so seasoned … you own that stage. You have everything.”
Watch Crum’s performance below: