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Kodi Lee Hit an Earth-Shattering High Note Singing the National Anthem at NFL Draft

The America's Got Talent winner sang the national anthem at the 2022 NFL Draft and astounded the crowd. 

By Christopher Rosa

Just when you think you've seen the best Kodi Lee vocal performance, you find another one that completely astounds you. 

How to Watch

Watch the Season 19 premiere of America’s Got Talent Tuesday, May 28 at 8/7c on NBC and next day on Peacock

This time, it's the AGT alum's national anthem cover at the 2022 NFL Draft that has our jaws dropping. Lee played the piano while singing the American staple, delivering an earth-shattering high note for, "O'er the land of the free." You really have to hear it to believe it — which you can in the video further down this article. 

Kodi Lee on AGT

Kodi Lee poses on the red carpet of America’s Got Talent: Fantasy League

Lee, who is blind and autistic, stunned the world for the first time auditioning for America's Got Talent Season 14. He went on to win the season and has since enjoyed a successful career in music. Currently, he's performing in the AGT live show at the Luxor in Las Vegas, but on Instagram he's always sharing covers of songs — so you can watch him perform from anywhere. 

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"Kodi is one of the most amazing Auditions I've ever witnessed. I will never forget that moment. I mean, it was incredible," AGT Judge Simon Cowell told Host Terry Crews in an episode of the show about Lee's initial 2019 Audition, where he sang "A Song for You" by Donny Hathaway

It's Contestants like Lee that keep the AGT Judges returning season after season. 

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"Nothing gets redundant, and nothing gets the same," Klum told Access Hollywood in mid-April 2022 about her experience on the show. "Every day is new and different. I mean, yes, we [the Judges and Host] might be the same, but you see all these crazy, different people on the stage. We're having the best time. I always call it a 'rollercoaster of emotions,' because a person comes and they're singing. The next is an aerialist. The next one is a contortionist or a comedian. Everyone has a story to tell because they're real people. They're not actors. This is not a movie. This is real life. It's always fun to hear the stories...it never gets boring." 

AGT: Fantasy League just wrapped its season in February. The mainstay America's Got Talent returns for Season 19 this summer, so get ready.