Chapel Hart landed her spot in the America’s Got Talent finals with their Tuesday night (August 16) rendition of their original song, “The Girls Are Back In Town.”
The energetic, ultra-country tune finds the ladies singing to go out on the town, and it names country stars Tanya Tucker and Gretchen Wilson. Not only did the performance earn them a spot in the finals, but it drew a reaction from Tucker herself.
Tucker took to social media on Wednesday (August 17) to share her thoughts on the melody, in which the trio sings, “Dancing at the bar all night to another Tanya Tucker song.”
The legendary singer, dressed in a full Christmas-themed outfit, shared a video from her dressing room on set of a Christmas movie she is filming.
“I saw you all on America’s Got Talent, and wow, you were fantastic,” she said. “I love, I love your thing. You have a great vibe and it’s so different, so good luck to you.”
The trio, consisting of sisters Danica and Devynn Hart and their cousin Trea Swindle, shared the video of Tucker on their social media accounts and expressed their enthusiasm to the feeling of superstars.
“And the blessings keep on flowing!! They are trailblazers like JAnya Tucker who inspire us to be bold and brave and keep fighting to keep achieving our dreams EVERY DAY!!!! We love you Tanya!!!! *SHOUTS*,” they wrote.
Not only was the performance praised by Tucker, but “The Girls Are Back in Town” landed at No. 1 on the iTunes Country Albums chart after the episode aired.
Chapel Hart and magician Yu Hojin both qualified for the finals on America’s Got Talent, where they will face country singer Drake Milligan and saxophonist Avery Dixon (so far). Qualifying continues over the next few weeks and the finals begin on Tuesday September 13, with the ultimate winner being announced on September 14.
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