V.Unbeatable

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V.Unbeatable is an Mumbai based dance crew.[1][2] They rose to fame in India in when they took part in the dance show Dance Plus (season 4) in 2018 and came in the top 4.[3][4] They received international coverage when they took part in season 14 of America's Got Talent and received a Golden Buzzer from guest judge Dwyane Wade.[5][6]

Background[edit]

The V in the name stands for Vikas, after a crew member Vikas Gupta who died performing stunts during a performance.[7] They competed on the Indian dance competition Dance Plus in 2018 where they finished in 4th place. Prior to this they had taken part in a reality show called India Banega Manch.[3]

America's Got Talent[edit]

V.Unbeatable's Judge Cuts performance consisted of performing an acrobatic dance routine in tribute to their fallen founder, which included flipping members over the judges' table and into chairs held high above them. Howie Mandel, Gabrielle Union, Julianne Hough, Simon Cowell, and guest judge Dwyane Wade all gave them standing ovations. Impressed with their performance, Dwyane hit the Golden Buzzer, sending V.Unbeatable directly to the Quarterfinals.

See also[edit]

  • Kings United - Indian dance crew that won NBC's World of Dance and the first Indian dance group to win a medal at the World Hip Hop Dance Championship

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bhandara, Neville (14 August 2019). "How a hip-hop dance crew from Mumbai made it to America's Got Talent". Elle (magazine). Retrieved 2019-08-21.
  2. ^ "Indian dance group V Unbeatable stuns with their latest act in America's Got Talent". The Indian Express. 2019-08-21. Retrieved 2019-08-21.
  3. ^ a b "All you want to know about hip-hop crew V Unbeatable that took America's Got Talent by storm". India Today. 29 May 2019. Retrieved 2019-08-21.
  4. ^ "America's Got Talent: Indian dance crew V Unbeatable wows judges with amazing moves in quarter finals". India Today. 21 August 2019. Retrieved 2019-08-21.
  5. ^ "Indian dance group V Unbeatable stuns with their latest act in America's Got Talent". The Indian Express. 2019-08-21. Retrieved 2019-08-21.
  6. ^ CNN, Lisa Respers France. "Dance crew honors friend on 'America's Got Talent' and gets golden buzzer". CNN. Retrieved 2019-08-21.
  7. ^ Aakanksha, Raghuvanshi (26 July 2019). "Mumbai Dance Group V Unbeatable Dedicates America's Got Talent Performance To Friend Who Died". NDTV. Retrieved 2019-08-21.