She interacted with the judges with the help of a sign language interpreter.
The young aspiring singer from Atlanta, Georgia told judges that she wanted to be "the next Whitney Houston". "I have a connective tissue disorder, so basically I got sick and my nerves deteriorated".
Harvey soon came to rely on muscle memory and visual tuners, learning to trust her pitch and successfully dive back into her music. "I certainly tried. I was angry enough that I stopped talking to Him, but I never lost my faith".
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With angelic lyrics and rhythmic singing voice, she received a standing ovation, lots of tears from the audience, judges, and her Dad in the back. "But I want to do more with my life than just give up", before the audience erupts into energetic cheers and applause. "I'm feeling the beat through the floor", she explained. She took a break from music, but came back to it and chose to audition in front of thousands and become an internet sensation to millions with her original piece of music, "Try".
"I mean, I've done this a long time", Cowell said after the performance as he hugged and kissed Harvey. Cowell said, "Mandy, I don't think you are going to need a translator for this", as he pushed the golden buzzer. "That was one of the most fantastic things I've ever seen and heard". Mandy Harvey, age 29, is now off to the live shows, and we are excited to see her bright future unfold. "Just the fact that you are you, but it was your voice, your tone, the song was handsome".