PH dance group Junior New System wows in ‘America’s Got Talent’ semi-finals
Filipino dance group Junior New System recently wowed the judges and audience of “America’s Got Talent” in their semi-finals performance, which saw the dancers break out to an explosive number in high heels.
Their dance video, which was shared on YouTube by the official account of “America’s Got Talent” and “Talent Recap” last Sept. 4, is still trending as of this writing. No doubt the all-male dance group left their viewers with an unforgettable performance.
In the video, the dancers opened their performance with Britney Spears’ “Work B*tch.” The dancers appeared on stage wearing red athletic jerseys, black shorts and red high heels, breaking out into intense gymnastic tumbles, flips and somersaults.
Their performance was nothing short of brilliant, with judge Mel B calling it their best one yet. “This has to be by far 100 percent your best performance ever!” commended Mel B after Junior New System’s performance.
The hard-to-please Simon Cowell, too, agreed with Mel B’s sentiments. “I’m with Mel, that’s what we call a semifinal performance,” Cowell told the group.
Meanwhile, judge Heidi Klum was in awe and told Junior New System that she has seen nothing quite like their performance.
“I mean please someone call the bomb squad because this was explosive. You guys are absolutely insane, you create so many wild moments so many times I sit here I go, ‘Wow, wow,'” gushed Klum. “I’ve never seen this before, wow.”
Howie Mandel, on the other hand, called the group’s performance “spectacular.”
He said, “How exciting is it when you see what listening to me does for you? I said start with the heels you started with the heels. Even before we saw you, it was spectacular…”
Despite their explosive performance, however, Junior New System failed to secure a spot in the finals. However, the group remains positive and ever grateful for all the support they’ve received in their journey, especially from their fellow Filipinos. They, too, promised that this was not the end, but only a beginning of their next chapter.
“THANK YOU, AMERICA! We’re so grateful to be part of the America’s Got Talent from the Audition up to Semi-Finals. We’re so overwhelmed for the love and support you’ve given to us. We will continue to inspire people (especially youth) to just continue dreaming and always believe in the beauty of their dreams. Just always put passion and determination in order to achieve your goals,” they wrote.
THANK YOU, AMERICA! We're so grateful to be part of the America's Got Talent from the Audition up to Semi-Finals. We're…
The group also addressed their kababayans (fellow Filipinos), sharing how it was an honor to represent the homeland abroad.
“To our Kababayans!! THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR UNENDING SUPPORT SINCE DAY ONE. It’s such an honor to represent our homeland in an international competition,” they said. “We will always carry our flag high and show to the world what’s PINOY TALENT is all about.”
Talk about putting the pride in Pinoy! Congratulations, Junior New System! /ra