Golden Buzzer: Brandon Leake Makes AGT History With Powerful Poetry - America's Got Talent 2020

Brandon Leake makes history by being the first spoken word artist to appear on AGT. Howie Mandel was so moved by Brandon's performance that he pressed his Golden Buzzer!
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Golden Buzzer: Brandon Leake Makes AGT History With Powerful Poetry - America's Got Talent 2020
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  1. Darrell Tipton

    Darrell Tipton

    Πριν 23 ώρες

    "Lookin at the ground like how about i trade my six feet for yours but thats not real". Damn...just damn

  2. Katarina Baird

    Katarina Baird

    Πριν 3 ημέρες

    As a fan of spoken word, this means amazing things for the creative industry

  3. Thugga Thuggin

    Thugga Thuggin

    Πριν 4 ημέρες

    Wow...unbelievable, I wish him nothing but success in his life!!

  4. alicia griego

    alicia griego

    Πριν 4 ημέρες

    so powerful and emotional 😍😔

  5. Wolfverine


    Πριν 5 ημέρες

    This seems bittersweet... loving your sister, having her pass, writing a tribute, then using that pain to become famous... it’s crazy the lives we live

  6. Pedro Nem

    Pedro Nem

    Πριν 8 ημέρες

    And he mived me also, ich pray for all. 🥰😇🥰

  7. Maryssa Lynne Medley

    Maryssa Lynne Medley

    Πριν 9 ημέρες

    I love it so much. Poetry means so much. Howie said it excellently "its like being human, acapella"

  8. Rhianna Besler

    Rhianna Besler

    Πριν 9 ημέρες

    I predicted that he would win from the beginning and guess what he did. Amazing job I can not put it into humanly words how amazing he did. God bless all of you.

  9. Mike Weber

    Mike Weber

    Πριν 9 ημέρες

    6:33 Golden Buzzer Time

  10. Soccer queen IR 4

    Soccer queen IR 4

    Πριν 10 ημέρες

    I’m surprised Howie isn’t covering himself head to toe with masks, head shields, and gloves in the video

  11. Kerry Ann Lee .

    Kerry Ann Lee .

    Πριν 10 ημέρες

    He inspires me😍🤗🤗😘



    Πριν 10 ημέρες

    Beautiful video i wish to perform my poem on a big platform like this

  13. Jim Johnston

    Jim Johnston

    Πριν 11 ημέρες

    Poetry isn't dead. I love writing poetry and will publish in a coupe of years.

  14. yo_hello


    Πριν 11 ημέρες

    I usually dont feel connections to poems, but that was just amazing.

  15. Brandon Wesley

    Brandon Wesley

    Πριν 12 ημέρες

    Correct me if I am wrong, it's not exactly the same word for word, but this reminds me of Rudy Francisco's poems........ hmm....

  16. Brook Brown

    Brook Brown

    Πριν 12 ημέρες

    I feel his pain my brother passed away in 2018

  17. Talam Merah

    Talam Merah

    Πριν 14 ημέρες

    Love Howie..he value originality and help them by giving the golden buzzer..i have seen the show many years, and this is the 3rd Howie's golden buzzer that won AGT..beyond amazing..the guy,yeah..who can take a poetry seriously before hearing his poem? You nailed it Brandon..hands down

  18. King Ivan Gallegos

    King Ivan Gallegos

    Πριν 15 ημέρες

    I cried five times

  19. TrickieRabbit


    Πριν 16 ημέρες

    I could watch this on repeat for 24 hrs

  20. spanky dalife

    spanky dalife

    Πριν 16 ημέρες


  21. adisorn sarabann

    adisorn sarabann

    Πριν 17 ημέρες

    6:42 song?

  22. default gaming Brothers

    default gaming Brothers

    Πριν 19 ημέρες

    I love him he’s so good at making poems

  23. Kim Snow

    Kim Snow

    Πριν 19 ημέρες

    What a spirit

  24. GlobalMan


    Πριν 20 ημέρες

    4000 idiots dislike this

  25. Lebogang Jessicah Monyela

    Lebogang Jessicah Monyela

    Πριν 20 ημέρες

    This was beautiful 😍🔥🔥

  26. Lebogang Jessicah Monyela

    Lebogang Jessicah Monyela

    Πριν 20 ημέρες

    This was beautiful 😍🔥🔥

  27. Dean Pratama p

    Dean Pratama p

    Πριν 21 ημέρα

    After i watched this my sister come to me and ask for a money i don't now why would give her 100 dollars damn't now i can't buy the pizza

  28. Christopher Hernandez

    Christopher Hernandez

    Πριν 21 ημέρα

    This guy came to my school lol

  29. JCY turtl

    JCY turtl

    Πριν 21 ημέρα

    And then he went and won the championship.

  30. schalazeal07


    Πριν 22 ημέρες

    This is stirring. 🥲 And I liked how respectful and encouraging Terry Crews was as a host.

  31. Desmond Baker

    Desmond Baker

    Πριν 22 ημέρες

    I see people talking about how people like this don't have talent they just have tearjerker's but I just want to let everyone know that the ability to move people with an action or story is one of the biggest talents on this show. If you don't sing or speak without an actuall purpose than you don't actually deserve to be on here when compared to people who poor there hearts and souls into there performance.

  32. Eagle Eyes

    Eagle Eyes

    Πριν 22 ημέρες

    letterpile.com/poetry/Her-Black-Eyes The sweet night is there in her black eyes. But in her heart there are dangerous jungles. Should I be brave or should I feel the fear. They said that no one came back from there. I can go there and hide my heart in the castle. But my mind will follow me to the jungle. If she really has the power to control my mind Then maybe I will fall in her love like a blind. Should I go just to be the one who don't fear? What if they are right, will I disappear ? Will you come for me and save your friend? Or will I live forever with my eyes but blind? She is calling my heart with her magical eyes. Should I be the brave or should I be the wise. I can hear her voice .. She is singing a song. What does she say? … something about a ring. Is that ring is the one who can call the fairies? All my life I wished to meet those lovely girls. I can hear them now … I'm sure they are here. I should go my friend … I don't feel the fear.

  33. Katarina155


    Πριν 22 ημέρες

    His performance made me tear up, but in the best way. He so deserves the Golden Buzzer. He seems like an awesome person 💙

  34. Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Πριν 24 ημέρες

    Beautiful brother! That's sweet man

  35. Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Πριν 24 ημέρες

    Tuff #stockton! Awesome bro

  36. Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Πριν 24 ημέρες

    I reign in summers delight Set my painful elegance right with dreamscape lost in blight with dreary ways a tempest stays now i bow thyself in winters rays tis thy future what thy may tis thy saddest creature comfort stays and a ambivalence that sadness sways, such a fool! Forbid my mortals cue bliss and fathomed a lovesick asunders tool , fore the looking glass , fore the few.... fore the dream taketh you at the end of days the mortal's due... a poem written by me Rolly Michael Diakiw...... Rowl4nd99 on Instagram.

  37. Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Πριν 24 ημέρες

    Tis thy flame....fear and reign... Saddest essence in thy end i tame... Sacred cove thy heart refrain.... Thy battled few and fewer named... Solemn oath I will maintain... Wisdom is thy winners fame... and fewer know that knowledge tames... Into the flames few men will reign.... Tis thy day the battle drains... Essence stays for men who acclaim... Thy simple pleasure and hearts maintained.....to swallow pride and vanity.....to live each day as only good men see.....Rowl4nd99 a poEm... by Rolly Michael Diakiw

  38. Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Πριν 24 ημέρες

    Black with envy and eyeing eyes... I deprived my soul with pride Fallen for a victims lies... I sowed thy seed of vanity..... Swam the currents of the despair... I left to fate to fight what's fair To live without wants or a care.... Now I see thy heart has faired.. Fathomed doom as dark as night.... Drew on these dreams that came from blight.....swallowed sorrow as black as night....couldn't end without a fight... Now follow fate into twilight..... To show the world whats wrong and whats right.... a PoeM the GOod Tailor oF tWilight......by Rowl4nd99 All poems written by Rolly Michael Diakiw.

  39. Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Πριν 24 ημέρες

    Wanton need and crimes of seed....to crumble thy soul without creed...blissful is the heart of dreams...to sorrowful drama's that can't be freed and pleasant love thy soul shall breed...callous is calloused be.. thy man without vanity....colorful is thy powers be...to love one's enternal deed...to sow thy dream for love and seed..... written by Rowl4nd99 on sat dec 26 6:06 pm.. The Dream

  40. Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Πριν 24 ημέρες

    Dreamt of falling stars... Beautiful days woven from heavens rays.. fallen creeds and Essence I bleed.... derived from endurances in men wants and needs... blights hallowed nights...longing roads and sadness that strikes.....trumpets that blaze thy crowning sound of a darkened deed and ambivalence that's in need....needless I say.... Almost lost thy soul ...oh thy may.... And sadness that ethos ebb and strays A pathos that hardness lames.... To you what I owe thy heart of shame and hopeful soul to tame... written by Rowl4nd99 on Instagram

  41. Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Πριν 24 ημέρες

    Yet thy saddest creature comfort few is reserved for the weaknesses that renews...tears saved for my darkened deed and a coímfort the bleeds...so I'm blessed with a sorrow that has greed and elegance that has wants or dreams... precious is thy jade of this dreary stream we wade...... Rowl4nd99 Instagram

  42. Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Πριν 24 ημέρες

    Jaded nigh thine eyes weep...a little sadness in sorrows decit.... pleasures given for trinities I seek....passed pathos on the morrow I can't keep....and a love found in ambivalence I hope goodness shall ever get to meet..... written by me Rowl4nd99 on Instagram

  43. Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Silk Studios Rowl4nd99

    Πριν 24 ημέρες

    Liberties a poem....Desire desire woven sacred fire, tis i expire..fidelity we tame... simplest pleasures when freedom reigns... oh talons grasp tis thy sorrowful symbol i mast...when liberties clash... a simple wisdom on whims dismay... primal fear thy tame and fear most men shame...when liberty hast no claim.... a poem I wrote..... by Rolly Michael Diakiw



    Πριν 24 ημέρες


  45. Kzkzkz Kzkzkz

    Kzkzkz Kzkzkz

    Πριν 24 ημέρες

    это контрибуция белых за прошлое...и он же все таки ........ну вы понимаете....поэтому и выиграл

  46. Kzkzkz Kzkzkz

    Kzkzkz Kzkzkz

    Πριν 24 ημέρες

    Он перепутал сцену с Ted.com

  47. Whitney Luke

    Whitney Luke

    Πριν 24 ημέρες

    brandon just did a livestream for my school :O

  48. Alexis Odelia Frank

    Alexis Odelia Frank

    Πριν 24 ημέρες

    This guy came to my school

  49. Rafa García 13

    Rafa García 13

    Πριν 24 ημέρες

    He is a speaker at my school today!!

  50. Julian Zaleski

    Julian Zaleski

    Πριν 24 ημέρες

    im not crying, my eyes are just sweating!

  51. Julian Zaleski

    Julian Zaleski

    Πριν 24 ημέρες

    wait terry cruze ?!?!

  52. its Lit

    its Lit

    Πριν 24 ημέρες

    He is a guest visitor for my school right now lol

    • GwennyBear


      Πριν 24 ημέρες

      were all here right now XD

  53. arieldominik


    Πριν 25 ημέρες


  54. Adam Jordan

    Adam Jordan

    Πριν 25 ημέρες

    imagine this was performed infront of a lot of people 😢

  55. MERiT0N


    Πριν 26 ημέρες


  56. Julinda LeDee

    Julinda LeDee

    Πριν 26 ημέρες


  57. Puppy Hansuke

    Puppy Hansuke

    Πριν 27 ημέρες

    Wow. I just realized that poetry is something they don't perform much when it comes to Talent Shows. Geez... I teared up.

  58. nicole lawrenson

    nicole lawrenson

    Πριν 27 ημέρες

    What type of poem is this? Is there a structure or is this freestyle?

  59. Melany


    Πριν 28 ημέρες

    Bro this dude coming to my school

  60. Jocelyn Torres Quevedo

    Jocelyn Torres Quevedo

    Πριν 28 ημέρες

    this always makes me cry

  61. Purple Bean

    Purple Bean

    Πριν 28 ημέρες

    Anyone else got this guy coming to your school 😂?

    • Rafael Hernandez

      Rafael Hernandez

      Πριν 28 ημέρες

      Me 😂😂

  62. Isabel Yundt

    Isabel Yundt

    Πριν 28 ημέρες

    i get to be on a zoom meeting with him yay

    • Rafael Hernandez

      Rafael Hernandez

      Πριν 28 ημέρες

      Same 😂😂

  63. Daniel Hess

    Daniel Hess

    Πριν 28 ημέρες

    I think it’s impossible to judge something that is as perfect as his work. It feels like I’m a changed man after listening to this.

  64. It’s not pingu To you

    It’s not pingu To you

    Πριν 29 ημέρες

    That guy is going to speak at my school next week :D

  65. Lemon&I


    Πριν 29 ημέρες

    I am in tears atm, who's with me?

  66. jeremy clarke

    jeremy clarke

    Πριν 29 ημέρες

    what a find. this talent. this heart. (and just how do 4 thousand people downvote it..?)

  67. Michael Afuola

    Michael Afuola

    Πριν 29 ημέρες

    Yo this man's coming to my school next week, I was told he won America's got talent

    • spookykitty72


      Πριν 24 ημέρες

      i was told he won so i looked him up and oh my god its actually kinda mesmerizing

    • Brody Poirier

      Brody Poirier

      Πριν 24 ημέρες

      bro same I''m over here in salem lol

    • Kryptic Skyzz

      Kryptic Skyzz

      Πριν 24 ημέρες

      You live in salem?

  68. Mellow Yellow

    Mellow Yellow

    Πριν 29 ημέρες

    Should never of passed the first round ....only good for church preaching rubbish.

  69. skyler campbell

    skyler campbell

    Πριν μήνα

    the best poet!

  70. Gabriel Garza

    Gabriel Garza

    Πριν μήνα

    “The only thing I was thinking about was, I don’t want time to slip by, working this 9-5” bro was making poetry on the spot

  71. twthegamer 13

    twthegamer 13

    Πριν μήνα

    Wow..... I'm speachless

  72. Leonie Arries

    Leonie Arries

    Πριν μήνα

    Terry ....great man

  73. Sumaya Mohamed

    Sumaya Mohamed

    Πριν μήνα

    His words have so much meaning

  74. Ron Roy

    Ron Roy

    Πριν μήνα

    Beautiful ♥️

  75. Robert Hayes

    Robert Hayes

    Πριν μήνα

    just wow.

  76. Aileen Zhao

    Aileen Zhao

    Πριν μήνα

    You mean you could bring slam poems to talent shows all this time? Damn?

  77. Juan Johnny Santos

    Juan Johnny Santos

    Πριν μήνα

    Wow I’m speechless, emotional, this was done greatly

  78. Baby Kangaroo

    Baby Kangaroo

    Πριν μήνα

    i am in tears sorry for chopping onions😭

  79. Teckie vlogs

    Teckie vlogs

    Πριν μήνα


  80. Cristian Parra

    Cristian Parra

    Πριν μήνα

    Simon looks terrible

  81. Mia Guerin

    Mia Guerin

    Πριν μήνα

    I haven't cried this much in a long time. Moved me beyond words. This man deserves so much.

  82. ViAndress


    Πριν μήνα

    Probably a half of population can sing and play music, but no much poetry talents like him. He’s blow my mind, fantastic!!

  83. Hingsi Irang

    Hingsi Irang

    Πριν μήνα

    He just poured all his pain, hurt, emotions everything.

  84. blessed babby

    blessed babby

    Πριν μήνα

    I can't watch this without crying because the same year his sister passed was the same year my grandma passed and I was so close to my grandma I literally did everything with her and it just hurts me every day that knowing she's not coming back I've never had a friend like her and I don't think I'll ever be the same without her 😭

    • Chris Beaty

      Chris Beaty

      Πριν μήνα

      My sister died from COVID-19. Her birthday is March 23rd. I know how you feel.

  85. Michelle LiBrandi

    Michelle LiBrandi

    Πριν μήνα

    As someone who lost her older brother 8 years ago...I felt every word. Wow....so powerful and so much truth.

  86. Thandeka Mbungela

    Thandeka Mbungela

    Πριν μήνα

    I’m chopping onions 😪

  87. Crystocious


    Πριν μήνα

    We all are feeling this in the aftermath of 2020. 🙏 Too many have been taken from us. 🌹😞

  88. Julian C

    Julian C

    Πριν μήνα


  89. Liam Kelly 369

    Liam Kelly 369

    Πριν μήνα

    I was not a big fan of brandon Leake but I have so much respect for him

  90. Kenya Chase

    Kenya Chase

    Πριν μήνα

    I’m just over here crying like that was beautiful

  91. Azat Rakhimgakiev

    Azat Rakhimgakiev

    Πριν μήνα

    Он даже не спел с какого тогда х## ему дали победу 🤯🤯🤯

  92. ROhan Smith

    ROhan Smith

    Πριν μήνα


  93. Hopey Topey

    Hopey Topey

    Πριν μήνα

    Hey yall hey, Does anyone still have wattpad? Hey go check out my short collection of poems🤗🤗 I think you'd like this story: "Journey" by hope_17 on Wattpad my.w.tt/2ghhFMNoVcb

  94. Hannah La Gaire

    Hannah La Gaire

    Πριν μήνα

    Omg I love this piece😍😍😍 and it moved me soo much🥺

  95. David ibrahim

    David ibrahim

    Πριν μήνα

    I. Missed the crowd reactions

  96. Yukta Patidar

    Yukta Patidar

    Πριν μήνα


  97. julio Lopez

    julio Lopez

    Πριν μήνα

    Debo aprender inglés

    • Dave Barbaro

      Dave Barbaro

      Πριν μήνα


  98. Okebaram E

    Okebaram E

    Πριν μήνα

    So his sister passed at 1 year old. I didn't see that coming until he said kinda in response to his sister being backstage, then I figured where this was going. He was only 4 and remembers her so vividly. Touching. P.S. Watching Simon's weird face was almost as entertaining as this masterful poetic performance

  99. Louis Mj

    Louis Mj

    Πριν μήνα

    Just wow

  100. Jake Olszewski

    Jake Olszewski

    Πριν μήνα

    Simon looks like a corpse.