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Final Four Named to "America's Got Talent"

I normally don't watch America's Got Talent but while staying with family, I watch what they watch and I get suckered into shows with very little effort.  Such is the case with AGT.  Not that it's any huge inconvenience for me because I love Sharon Osbourne.  How can you not?  She's witty, she's outspoken and she's tough enough to have put up with Ozzy Osbourne for something like thirty years. 

In any event, the final four named to the talent show are Michael Grimm (singer), Prince Poppycock (singer), Jackie Evancho (singer) and Fighting Gravity (performance troupe). 

Jackie Evancho's slot is no surprise - - no way this 10 year old opera singing phenom wouldn't get voted through.  There is no argument that Jackie is incredibly talented and has quite a career ahead of her but is she really qualified as a Vegas act?  I don't think so.

Same for Michael Grimm, whose soulful voice is rich and sultry and should be gracing CDs and radio stations.  This man should definitely be walking away with a recording contract - - did you hear him sing Joe Cocker's "You Can Leave Your Hat On" ?  Case closed.

The 13 fraternity brothers from Virginia Tech's Pi Kappa Alpha that make up "Fighting Gravity" are similar to The Blue Man Group and their illusionary act is most likely, in my opinion, to be worthy of a headline Vegas act. 

Also quite an act is Prince Poppycock, whose flamboyant rendition of "Bohemian Rhapsody" is sure to guarantee him at least an opening act somewhere. 

So who do you think should go on to win the $1 million prize and headlining act in Vegas?


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