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Kodi Lee Just Revealed His 4 Closest Friends from the AGT Universe

The AGT Season 14 winner has been rubbing shoulders with the greatest Acts during his Vegas residency — and he's learned a thing or two.

By McKenzie Jean-Philippe

There's no doubt that America's Got Talent Season 14 winner Kodi Lee is a master of his craft. The musical savant proves this time and time again when he covers songs by powerhouses like Hozier and the late, great Tina Turner.

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But even for the best in the business, there's always room for improvement, and Lee's learned just that from his fellow AGT alumni. Since his victory in 2014, the singer has been a part of the lineup at the show's residency in Las Vegas at the Luxor. During his time, he's come across many AGT superstars, but there are two Acts in particular who stand out to him when asked who he's become closest to:

Kodi Lee's closest friends from AGT 

"Deadly Games and Duo Transcend because they always work hard at improving," Lee tells NBC Insider.

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Fans will remember Deadly Games (a.k.a. Alfredo and Anna Silva) as the knife-throwing duo from Season 11 who made it all the way to the Semi-Finals.They returned for America's Got Talent: The Champions. Mary Wolfe-Nielsen and Tyce Nielsen are Duo Transcend and made the Finals of Season 13. They placed second on Champions

Duo Transcend and Deadly Games appear on stage during America's Got Talent.

"Every time we pass them, they are always practicing, and I think there's just a lot of respect for that, and he does the same," Lee's mom, Tina, tells us. "I mean, he works his butt off everyday, you know, doing his tap dancing and trying to do his music. So I think he attaches to that."

She continues, "I mean, every day they're practicing because there's always, there could be an accident. [Kodi] understands that through the years he's worked with them. I think he's grown to totally respect that and understand that's hard, hard work."

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Lee recently took a quick break from his time in Vegas for a very special reason: He performed a flawless rendition of the national anthem at his sister Kayla Lee's graduation from the University of California Riverside.

"Oh my gosh, it was so good," he told us about the performance, noting that he was "so proud" of Kayla.

"Even though we live far away, you know, because we have to be in Vegas right now, he always gets excited. He loves his siblings," Tina said.