Remember the 15-year-old British teenager Sarah Njoki Ikumu of Kenyan origin who wowed judges on (BGT) Britain Got talent? Well, following up on the discussion and progress after getting the golden buzzer. Sarah emerged 7th in the concluded 2017 series of BGT.
The teenager took to the stage with her unprecedented version of Jennifer Hudson’s And I am Telling You from the musical Dreamgirls.
Her rendition wowed both the judges and the audience who gave her a standing ovation. Sarah received the first golden buzzer from Simon Cowell in the 2017 auditions.
The singer who started singing in the church choir when she was only 5 years old, got the well-deserved first golden buzzer act of the new series meaning she gets to go straight to the semi-finals. Sarah has been participating in different local talent competitions.
It was during one of her performances in these competitions that she was separately scouted by BGT’s scouts. Through all her performances and music competition wins so far, she accepted that this is the first time she has her dream came true.
The performance that landed her 7th place was a cover of Rise Up. Simon Cowell commended her and said that she was bound to have a massive career.