Christina Wells Honors Aretha Franklin on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Singer Christina Wells paid tribute to Aretha Franklinon “America’s Got Talent.”

The Houston native blew the roof off the Dolby Theatre with a powerful rendition of Franklin’s “Natural Woman” during the semifinal round Tuesday.

But to Wells, the message behind the 1967 hit meant something more. The lyrics were a chance to overcome her insecurities and embrace a newfound confidence the show has given her.

“‘America’s Got Talent’ has changed my life,” an emotional Wells said before taking the stage. “When I look in the mirror, the woman who did that is not skinny and is not perfect but she’s me. For the first time in my life I feel just right.”

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Source: USA Today