Country music trio wow America's Got Talent judges with original 'Jolene' ode to Dolly Parton

Publish Date
Friday, 22 July 2022, 3:51PM

America's Got Talent viewers and judges were blown away after country music trio Chapel Hart took to the stage.

Paying tribute to the legendary Dolly Parton, the Mississippi trio consisting of sisters Danica Hart and Devynn Hart and their first cousin Trea Swindle performed an original song called 'You Can Have Him, Jolene' inspired by the 1973 hit song 'Jolene.'

Their upbeat ode to Dolly and their beautiful harmonies quickly won over the auditorium, with the girls receiving a rare group Golden Buzzer following a standing ovation.

Simon Cowell gushed over their performance, saying: "Oh, my God. Trust me, I needed you today."

He then asked the group if they have been trying to get a record deal or a "big break."

"We've been trying to break into Nashville for the last couple years, but it's been kind of hard, when I think country music doesn't always look like us," Danica answered, wiping tears from her eyes.

"You know what we've gotta do sometimes? You've just got to break down that door. And you may have just broken down the door with that performance, trust me," Simon told them.

The Golden Buzzer means Chapel Hart will go directly through to the live shows.

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