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America’s Got Talent: Kevin Skinner sings ‘If Tomorrow Never Comes’ (video)

30 June 2009 18 Comments

Posted by Sherwin

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Kevin Skinner, an unemployed farmer from Mayfield, Kentucky, impressed the judges of America’s Got Talent last night with his rendition of If Tomorrow Never Comes by Garth Brooks.

During his audition, the 35-year-old revealed that he used to catch chickens for a living.

I’m not much of a country music fan but this guy’s got real talent. Piers Morgan said: “That was one of the most emotional, powerful performances I’ve seen in a long time.”

WATCH:

You can also check out the video here (HD).




  • manny

    This guy put a hush over the crowd, I love country music. You go Kevin!

  • Daniel

    absolutely awesome! I saw this on TV and it took my breath away…this guy has a real talent! It's so sad seeing people judge so quickly based on appearance…=/

  • Carla

    Let me tell you…Chicken catching is a real hard job. It isnt for the any wuss to do. You have to be very tough. And I bet he has large knots on his hands to prove it. YOu have to grab 8 chickens from a cage and put into another cage as fast as you can. YOu get scratches and blood and poop all over you and you do it at night!!!! So all thos dummies laughing were just showing their stupidy of a hard working person.

  • kalynn dale…

    truely truely amazing!!!!

  • Sara

    Kevin Skinner performance brought tears to my eyes, i hope he makes it

  • Lisa Johnson

    kevin skinner is awesome, I hope he wins ,he is owesome, and at 35 , he should of done this along time ago. Your right about apperances, but when he sings, even the judges were baffied. This is the winner in my opionion.

  • Marianne

    He is the real deal – YOU GO KEVIN!!!!!!!!

  • Lisa Johnson

    KEVIN SKINNER IS AWESOME , AS A FARMER, HE SHOULD OF QUIT FARMING ALONG TIME AGO. MUSIC IS WHERE HE'S AT, HE HAS A GREAT VOICE, AND I DON'T THINK HE KNOWS IT. YOU GO KEVIN SKINNER, YOUR VOICE WILL TAKE YOU FAR. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK, LOVE YOUR VOICE. YOUR A WINNER KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK.

  • Lisa Johnson

    I think Kevin Skinner is awesome,PLEASE GET OUT OF FARMING, you have a awesome voice. take what god gave you and go with it. You are the nexyt winner, I have faith in you.

  • Lisa Johnson

    Kevin you are great, please keep singing , I would love to have a cd in your name, you are worth looking into this carrier. Are you available? You are so cute and lovable.

  • dawn Atkins

    I want to know more about Kevin Skinner !!!!!!!!!!! so does the world !!!!!!!!

  • Haven

    He is better than Garth Brooks

  • Haven

    He is better than Garth Brooks

  • bettyboopwannabe

    Fan-flippin-tastic!!! I'll watch that flippin show just to see him win.
    GO KEVIN!!!

  • Rose Parris

    From the first note out of his mouth from this performance I wanted him to win.
    YOU go Kevin

  • J.R-Bennett

    Wow…Kevin, you knocked the judges and the audience off their socks!!! I keep coming back to the first audition…Thanks, Garth Brooks, for your beautiful song, If Tomorrow Never Comes. It definitely made Kevin the winner….The way Kevin sang, the simple appearance, down to earth manners….American fell in love with you. Good luck and may all good things come your way.

    Corpus Christi, Tx

  • rayray11b

    when is kevin skinner coming out with an album

  • rayray11b

    when is kevin skinner coming out with an album