7 Talent Show Auditions That Were Better Than The Original

Check out these singing talent auditions that did better than the ORIGINAL! With performances from X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent and America’s Got Talent! Which cover do you think was the best?

Watch these 7 talent auditions and judge for yourself

1. Calum Scott’s Dancing On My Own on Britain’s Got Talent

Calum looks nervous as he takes the stage after his sister Jade fails to win over the judges. The 6-year-old’s rendition of Dancing On My Own by Robyn earns him a standing ovation from the audience, and he reserves his place in the live shows when Simon Cowell hits the golden buzzer.

2. Toxic by Alex & Sierra on X Factor

Florida couple Alex & Sierra had the most amazing musical chemistry when they auditioned for The X Factor performing Britney Spears’ track Toxic in front of the judges.

Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton won the third and final season of The X factor in 2013. Alex & Sierra released their latest EP, As seen on TV, in September 2016 and completed their Take Me Tour in March 2017.

The couple broke up after a year announcing the disbandment of their band.

3. Save the World and RIP by Kye Sones on X Factor

Audition of Kye Sones for X Factor UK singing Save The World by Swedish House Mafia/Rita Ora’s RIP.

He was mentored by Gary Barlow. He was eliminated from the competition in Week 5, finishing in 8th place after losing vocals to Rylan Clark.

Since his breakthrough on the show, he has sold out in Belgium with Lost Frequencies and plans to spend his summer touring with him at festivals across Europe.


4. BEATZ’s coverage of Ariana Grande’s “problem” on X Factor Australia

BEATZ impresses the judges with their version of “Problem” by Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea.

5. Ella Henderson’s cover of Cher’s Believe on X Factor UK

Ella Henderson participated in the 9th season of UK X Factor at only 16, she was one of the youngest candidates. She blew the judges away with her performance on Cher’s Believe The X Factor UK.

6. Daniel Quick’s cover of Elton John’s Your Song on The X Factor UK

Daniel Quick sang Elton John’s timeless ballad “Your Song” with so much power and passion. Simon Cowell was impressed with his audition, noting how much he enjoyed being surprised and compared his performance to Shelly the Turtle, as if he was “poking his head” out of the shell.

7. Kodi Lee’s cover on A Song For You by Donny Hathaway on America’s Got Talent

Singer and pianist Kodi Lee stole America’s heart and ended up winning Season 14 of America’s Got Talent. Gabrielle Union uses her first golden buzzer and creates one of the most emotional moments in AGT history.



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