Emanne Beasha

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Emanne Beasha
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Background information
Born (2008-09-18) 18 September 2008 (age 12)
Amman, Jordan
GenresOpera, Classical-crossover, pop, operatic pop
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active2013–present
Websitewww.emannebeasha.com

Emanne Beasha (Arabic: إيمان بيشة‎; born 18 September 2008)[1] is an American-Jordanian singer of Circassian descent. She is the winner of the fifth season of the program Arabs Got Talent[2] and finished in 9th place on fourteenth Season of America's Got Talent.[3][4]

Biography[edit]

Beasha was born in Amman and started to sing opera,[5] (from the age of six) in Italian,[6] Her parents discovered her talent as a two-year-old in Jordan.[7]

Beasha received the King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein Medal of Merit (Gold) from King Abdullah II during independence day celebrations in Raghadan Palace on 25 May 2017.[8]

Beasha auditioned for Season 14 of America's Got Talent in 2019. She sang "Nessun dorma." The performance was favorably received. Simon Cowell called it "absolutely fantastic." Beasha received four yesses from the judges to advance past the auditions to the Judge Cuts round.[9]

On August 6, 2019, Beasha appeared on the fourth episode of America’s Got Talent’s Judge Cuts with guest judge Jay Leno. Beasha performed the opera-style song "Caruso" by the Italian pop singer Lucio Dalla and received Leno’s golden buzzer, which qualified her to move on to compete in the quarter-finals live shows.[10]

On August 27, 2019, Emanne sang "Ebben? Ne Andro Lontana" ("Well then? I'll Go Far away") from the opera "La Wally" for her appearance in the Quarter Finals of America's Got Talent. America voted, and Emanne moved to the semi-finals.[11] In the semi-finals, she performed the Italian version of (Everything I Do) I Do It for You by Bryan Adams, received favorable reviews from the judges and advanced to the finals in the Judges' Choice.[3][4] In the finals, Beasha sang "La mamma morta" from Umberto Giordano's opera Andrea Chénier. On the night that the results were announced, she performed Andrea Bocelli's "Con te partirò" alongside pianist Lang Lang. At the end, she was not in the Top 5 acts and finished in 9th place.[12] Beasha will be joining Andre Rieu on the North American leg of his world tour in March 2020.

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.classicfm.com/discover-music/emanne-beasha-10-year-old-agt-opera-singer/
  2. ^ JT (21 May 2017). "8-year-old Jordanian Emanne Beasha wins Arabs Got Talent". The Jordan Times.
  3. ^ a b Dixon, Marcus James (10 September 2019). "Angelic Emanne Beasha just gave 'America's Got Talent' viewers the Bryan Adams cover we didn't know we needed [WATCH]". Gold Derby.
  4. ^ a b Hamer, Sian (12 September 2019). "10-year-old Emanne Beasha makes the America's Got Talent finals after Simon Cowell casts the deciding vote". Classic FM.
  5. ^ * "إيمان بيشة تفوز بلقب الموسم الـ5 من Arabs Got Talent - العربية.نت | الصفحة الرئيسية" [Iman Bisha wins the title of Season 5 of Arabs Got Talent | the main page] (in Arabic). 20 May 2017. Archived from the original on 31 July 2017.
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  7. ^ Beck, Lauren Ashley (4 July 2019). "7 Facts About Emanne Beasha: From 'Arab's Got Talent' To 'America's Got Talent'". Talent Recap.
  8. ^ "King, Queen attend Independence Day national celebrations". The Jordan Times. 26 May 2017.
  9. ^ Dixon, Marcus James (25 June 2019). "'America's Got Talent': 10-year-old opera singer Emanne Beasha will give you goosebumps singing 'Nessun Dorma' [WATCH]". Gold Derby.
  10. ^ Henderson, Cydney (6 August 2019). "10-year-old opera singer Emanne Beasha stuns Jay Leno, wins Golden Buzzer". USA Today.
  11. ^ Dixon, Marcus James (28 August 2019). "10-year-old Emanne Beasha just blew the roof off 'America's Got Talent' with 'mind-blowing' opera performance [WATCH]". Gold Derby.
  12. ^ Geurts, Jimmy (19 September 2019). "Sarasota County opera singer Emanne Beasha ends 'America's Got Talent' run". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Retrieved 26 September 2019.