The Singing Trump wowed the judges on America’s Got Talent on Tuesday night with a saucy Backstreet Boys medley.
The audience went wild as the 56-year-old presidential impersonator gyrated on stage after promising to ‘Make America’s Got Talent Great Again’.
‘Oh my god, I love this show,’ wailed Simon Cowell, 57.
Presidential impersonator: The Singing Trump advanced after gyrating on stage during Tuesday’s episode of America’s Got Talent
‘What a gift to the American people,’ agreed comedian Chris Hardwick, 45, who was guest judge for the night.
The Talking Dead host as a guest star was awarded a ‘Golden Buzzer,’ which he bestowed on nine-year-old singer Angelica Hale.
Angelica has overcome kidney failure, thanks to her mother, who donated one of hers.
She belted out Girl On Fire by Alicia Keys.
Pop medley: The routine featured the Trump impersonator dancing to a medley of the Backstreet Boys
Bold claims: Singing Trump performed after vowing to ‘Make America’s Got Talent Great Again’
Made the cut: The Singing Trump reacted as the judges announced he was moving forward
‘You are such a beautiful ray of light,’ exclaimed Mel B, 42.
‘You nailed it Angelica,’ said Simon, while Chris sent her directly to the Live Show with his Golden Buzzer.
Five other acts advanced – The Masqueraders, a singing trio; dog/human duet Sara and Hero; escape artist Demian Aditya; dance troupe Just Jerk and magician Eric Jones.
Guest judge: Chris Hardwick was the guest judge on the talent competition show
Powerful voice: Angelica Hale impressed with her rendition of Girl On Fire
Golden buzzer: The singer reacted after Chris hit his Golden Buzzer sending her to the live rounds
On the stage: Chris took to the stage to congratulate Angelica
First of the night was ‘introverted’ dog trainer Sara and her pup Hero, who live together in a car.
They performed a series of tricks and acrobatic moves.
Simon who is a co-creator and an executive producer of the talent competition show lobbied hard for Sara to stay after her audition received mixed reviews.
Dog trainer: Sara returned with her dog Hero for a routine
Getting emotional: The contestant got emotional as the judges reviewed her performance
She got a much warmer reception after her second performance.
‘I loved tonight,’ said Howie Mandel, while Mel called it ‘a brilliant, perfect audition’.
‘You stepped it up,’ agreed Heidi Klum, 44.
Staunch supporter: Simon Cowell has been a staunch supporter of Sara and Hero
The judges: Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Simon have been judges all season
Sam, Chase and Harold known as ‘The Masqueraders’ have been singing together for ‘over 50 years’.
‘We never got a dime for all our efforts…but we never stopped dreaming,’ lamented the elderly trio, who are aged between 72 and 74.
They harmonized to Sam Cooke’s Bring It Home To Me, receiving a standing ovation from the judges.
Classic song: The Masqueraders sang the Sam Cooke song Bring It Home To Me
‘You guys are like a fine wine, the more you let it age the better it gets, and I want another glass,’ said Howie, 61.
‘I’m so honored to have been present for this today,’ smiled Chris.
‘I am thrilled that you are on this show,’ beamed Simon.
Feeling honored: Chris said he was honored to see The Masqueraders perform
Loud mouth comic Eric Jennifer, 36, bombed with a routine about dating.
‘I live with a roommate who’s name is my mom,’ he said, to cringes from the audience.
‘I just found the whole thing really uncomfortable,’ scowled Simon, but Howie liked it.
Bombs away: Eric Jennifer bombed with his stand-up comedy routine
Another comedian Harrison Greenbaum, 30, did better with jokes about getting hit by lightning.
‘I loved your set,’ said Chris.
Dancing Pumpkin Man, 42, was championed by Mel during his last appearance.
Pumpkin face: Dancing Pumpkin Man got mixed reviews during his audition
The Nebraska native has already gained viral fame with over 15 million hits on one of his videos.
‘I’ve added a cape,’ he told them before his hip-shaking routine.
‘What is going on?’ asked the baffled host Tyra Banks, 43.
New addition: A cape was added for Dancing Pumpkin Man’s second performance
Heidi voted ‘no’.
‘Super valid reaction,’ admitted Pumpkin Man, who hoped to ‘spread joy and mirth across the land’.
‘I love him!’ exclaimed Chris who was familiar with his online videos.
No vote: Heidi voted no against Pumpkin Man’s routine
Tom London, 25, combines technology with magic.
He incorporated the audience’s phones for a trick in which he guessed the judges’ choices of world landmarks.
‘What just happened?’ gawped Chris.
Landmark magic: Tom London combined technology with magic
That’s amazing: The magician showed video of landmarks the judges picked out
‘Now you’ve got to learn how to become a great performer,’ advised Simon.
Another magician, 36-year-old Eric Jones, used cards and a hammer to astound the panel.
‘That was some really dark witchcraft you pulled there,’ yelled Chris.
Hammer time: Eric Jones used cards and a hammer during his magic routine
Danylo and Oskar (aged 40 and 8) did a nail biting acrobatic routine which had Mel screaming.
‘Brilliant,’ she decided.
Yosein Chi, 39, had broken three ribs and both his hands while practicing his act in the past.
Balancing act: Danylo and Oskar performed a father-son acrobatic routine
Eye goggles: Heidi busted out her eye goggles to get a better view
Hard to watch: Mel put her hands to her head while watching a balancing act
He balanced his whole body upside down on a crystal decanter, then atop a pile of blades.
‘I literally held my breath the entire time,’ said Heidi.
‘I’ve been completely won over by you tonight,’ announced Simon.
High praise: Howie also praised the balancing routine by Yosein Chi
Singer Darcey Callus, 25, was branded ‘sensitive piano guy’ by Chris.
‘Really well done,’ he praised.
Operatic Argentinian Carlos De Antonis, 52, impressed the panel once again.
Opera voice: Carlos De Antonis impressed again with by singing opera
‘Everybody’s got a smile on their face,’ beamed Howie.
South Korean dance group Just Jerk (aged 18-27) nailed a precise and dynamic routine.
‘All the other dancers in the world, sit down!’ commanded Tyra.
Sent home: Mariachi Nuevo Santander did not make the cut
Maw Kitty, 69, did a raunchy cabaret routine, planting a smooch on Simon at the end.
‘I got scared,’ admitted Howie.
Lastly Demian Aditya, 36. was ‘literally burred alive’, while chained up and cuffed.
Cabaret routine: Maw Kitty performed a raunchy cabaret routine
He had one and a half minutes to escape before ‘certain death’ using nothing but his wife’s bobby pin to facilitate his escape.
‘I saw this on the Internet and the guy who did it died,’ announced Demian before his act.
‘Ten percent of me is saying ”don’t do it”,’ he fretted, as his wife cried with fear.
Buried alive: Demian Aditya was chained up and buried alive
Tense time: Tyra Bank and Demian’s wife watched as the clock counted down
Getting nervous: Mel showed signs of nervousness as time ticked away
As time ticked on his wife started screaming ‘get him out!’ but Demian emerged at the last second disguised as a crew member.
‘I genuinely thought you were dead in there…that was not funny,’ gasped Simon.
America’s Got Talent continues next week on NBC.
Good one: Demian emerged at the end disguised as one of the crew members
Tricked him: Simon was convinced that Demian was going to be buried alive