Ontario's Daniel Ferguson Talks America's Got Talent Journey

  • 6/16/2017 12:36:35 PM
  • Jay Jackman
  • Local News

ONTARIO, OH - If you were watching America's Got Talent Tuesday night, you might just recognize this guy. 

23-year-old Ontario resident, Daniel Ferguson, took the nation by surprise as he stepped onto the stage for the first time in front of an audience. 

AGT's Judge, Mel B: " Can I ask you, have you been performing a lot?" 

Ferguson: "This is actually my first time in front of an audience"

Mel B: "Shut Up." 

After a little dance move, and confused judges, Ferguson left the crowd in awe.

It's not normal to get all four judges to say yes, however, AGT Judges Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Mel B and Heidi Klum all sent Ferguson to the second rounds of NBC's America's Got Talent. 

DNCE's "Cake by the Ocean" is what Ferguson sang to wow the crowd. However, it was sung in voices of Goofy, Scooby-Doo, Simon Cowell, Kermit the Frog, Peter Griffin, and Mickey Mouse during his audition.

Cowell was even seen laughing with a big smile after Ferguson nailed the chorus in Simon's voice. 

Ferguson is hoping to hear soon but hopes that the second rounds will begin airing sometime in the middle of July on NBC.

Ferguson is originally from Youngstown. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in communication from Kent State University. He recently moved to Ontario and works as a sales representative for iHeartMedia, Inc. in Mansfield. 

Check out his performance from Tuesday night here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaAK0gEoJVk

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