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Tell us a little bit about the decision to go on the show and also be really open about your story and being gay and your background and everything. After being on @AGT I mvd to LA. I'm sorry but Jonathan's Mom sounds like a joke gone really, really bad. It should be a good mix of everything. But I’ve always listened to Josh Groban and still love his music today.

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I would have never been able to do this without the support and love of my close friends and family. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Your Privacy Controls. Contestant Jonathan Allen took to the stage of "America's Got Talent" last night to display some seriously operatic pipes. What is your career trajectory now? Sorry, but as a Christian minister I've heard too many of these recantations too late to do any good because their son or daughter are already dead.

He used music as a respite from the daily troubles of childhood and grew up liking classical music, especially Pavarotti. Find out more about how we use your information in our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. We’ve heard coming out stories like this before, but they never lose their emotional impact. 6am - 10am, Against All Odds Allen came out to his conservative parents and was kicked out of their home but, thankfully for us, he’s since persevered with one of his natural gifts intact – his voice. 3 talking about this. Brother-Sister Salsa Dancers SHOCK The ‘AGT’ Judges [VIDEO], French Magician Makes Objects Disappear In The Blink Of An Eye On ‘AGT’ [VIDEO], WATCH ‘AGT’ Magician Put Simon Cowell And Howie Mandel’s Friendship To The Test [VIDEO], Simon Cowell Makes 13-Year-Old ‘AGT’ Contestant Cry With Harsh Comments [VIDEO]. How have you adjusted to living in Los Angeles? Allen was a semi-finalist this past summer on NBC’s competition series America’s Got Talent where he shared his story and blew away the judges – Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel – with not only his commanding voice but also his self-effacing wit and natural charm. I left..was diagnosed with depression & PTSD.

So it should be a good show. Any contact at all? Discover Chrissy Teigen’s Hidden Talent on Her New YouTube Channel! Jonathan celebrated his 24th birthday in January 2019. A young man comes out to less-than-accepting circumstances and is rejected by his family. In 2016, Jonathan released an LGBTQ anthem called “Amen.” The song depicts the difficulties members of the LGBTQ community face when they are not accepted by everyone in society. So it’s cool why I did it. I really haven’t been at a venue where I have to completely change my voice or lower it any time. Simon Cowell Wants To Return To TV After Massive Accident But Can He Pull It Off? Wow. When he finally made it to the America’s Got Talent stage, Allen revealed his unbelievable opera voice and was cheered on by a standing ovation. I decided to move bck & go for it.THIS is me moving back #agt #singer #depression #ptsd #itgetsbetter pic.twitter.com/0XvN1NuBlv. 10 Blind Singer Auditions That Will Have You In Your Feelings, Maren Morris And Other Stars Rejected from ‘American Idol’, ‘The Voice’: Blake Shelton And John Legend Fight To Steal The Same Artist In The Battles. So I’m really excited about the future.

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Was it a big decision?

The classical pop duo reached the final, and ended up coming in second place behind winners Ashleigh and Pudsey (wow, that was a good year! Talk to me a little bit about the YouTube experience because I know that’s definitely helped spread the word on you. This writer is a New Yorker with wanderlust.

The classical pop duo reached the final, and ended up coming in second place behind winners Ashleigh and Pudsey (wow, that was a good year!). © 2020 Viacom International Inc. He also has a YouTube channel though he has not posted a song cover in over a year. He told me I should definitely audition, and so I did that. Want to use LittleThings' editorial content? Jonathan moved to Los Angeles after his America’s Got Talent success. Man Rides Zipline With His TEETH In ‘AGT’ Semifinals Performance. My boyfriend, he was definitely a factor in that as well. It's a bit late, waaay too late, to play the contrite Mom who loves her son. It’s fairly new, not like we’ve been together for like 10 years. Please help us improve LittleThings by taking our short survey. Heidi Klum said Jonathan was such a good singer that she questioned whether or not she was actually singing. PART OF WILD SKY MEDIA | FAMILY & PARENTING, LITTLETHINGS -

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Jonathan Allen, from Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, has been singing for as long as he can remember. Tragic Betrayal! VOTE: Who Should Be ‘American Idol’ 2020 Winner? Well, my parents haven’t reached out to me yet, but my grandparents and several other aunts and uncles have reached out to me and stuff. A young man comes out to less-than-accepting circumstances and is rejected by his family. All rights reserved. Mariah Carey Fans OUTRAGED After Ken Jeong Disses Her On ‘The Masked Singer’, Kelly Clarkson’s Silence On ‘Idol’ Runner Up, Nikki McKibbin’s Death Has Fans Puzzled, ‘American Idol’ Star Goes Completely Nude In IG Photostorm, ‘American Idol’ Contestant Nikki McKibbin Tragically Passed Away — A Look At Her Legacy, Blind Singer Brings ‘American Idol’ Judges To Tears With Her Moving Audition [VIDEO], Demi Lovato Compares ‘X Factor’ Contestant To Whitney Houston [VIDEO], Simon Cowell Calls This ‘X Factor’ Audition The Best He’s Ever Seen [VIDEO], ‘X Factor’ Singer Performs In Front Of His Mom For The First Time [VIDEO], Nervous Singer Brings The ‘X Factor’ Audience To Tears With This Powerful Performance [VIDEO], Zhavia Admits She Was Hesitant To Join ‘The Four’ & Reveals Neck Tattoo Took 36 Hours To Finish. Mel B also praised his performance. So that in itself is pretty great. Tell usa little bit about your boyfriend. BRITAIN'S Got Talent finalist Jonathan Goodwin risked his life during tonight's life final, leaving viewers at home "sickened" and Cheryl absolutely horrified. The judges all collectively agreed to send Jonathan into the Vegas Round. And I was not ready for that. Thank you for subscribing to our Push Notifications, Instantly get the most heartwarming & meaningful stories. I just love to listen to Pavarotti or Renee Fleming and just sitting in my room listening to it.

Official page of International Performing Artist Jonathan Allen.

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Or general gymnastics.

LOL. To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'I agree', or select 'Manage settings' for more information and to manage your choices. So I just still go on and sing, you know, do my thing. After stepping out of the ‘AGT’ spotlight for a little while, he recently announced on Twitter that he has been clean and sober for 30 days. It’s just a great place. John Legend and Filthy Mouthed Wife’s Twitter Feud With Trump. Smooth Breakfast with Jenni Falconer

But with your talent, this show has become your family and we’d like to say ‘welcome home'” Howie said. That’s for sure. I have always been a fan of classical music and opera.

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“I want them to see what I’ve done with my life and I’m not a bad person and I really want them to see that,” Jonathan said about his family before his America’s Got Talent audition. I seethe because there are people who preach hatred and discrimination towards gays yet claim to be "good" and "loving" Christians. It’s impossible not to be amazed by his brave soul.

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The type of check they do would not confirm Jonathan's story nor did it confirm another story about a contestant who also lied by the name of Timothy Poe who claimed he was injured in war, and was not. SEE ALSO: 7 FAMOUS LGBT PRIDE MOMENTS IN ‘AGT’ HISTORY.

Since their split, Jonathan released his debut album Tenore in October 2014, reaching number 13 in the UK, and number one in the classical chart.