Video: Kevin Skinner (35) of Mayfield, KY, makes America’s Got Talent, 2009–Wows Judges

July 2, 2009 at 2:38 pm 9 comments

Here’s the video from Kevin Skinner of Mayfield, KY who wowed America’s Got Talent in the 2009 season.  Some call him potentially another “Susan Boyle” story.  He’s an unemployed chicken catcher, 35 yrs. old.  I really enjoyed the performance.  Do you think he’s “got it”?


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I really enjoyed the performance.  Do you think he’s “got it”?


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  • 1. mary Noah  |  July 2, 2009 at 5:07 pm

    Kevin’s performance was so stirring, genuine and honest and sincere. His appreciation of the comments was shown by his many thanks yous, his deep bow and the tears that erupted uncontrolably was so moving.

  • 2. Katherine Meade  |  July 3, 2009 at 9:47 am

    Kevin has the ability, because of who he is, to bring out the emotions of those around him, listening to his most heartfelt rendition of Garth Brook’s ballad. Having never, ever been a fan of CW, I can now say I am hooked. He will probably fare in the top 10% of America’s Got Talent finalists, and it wouldn’t surprise me if he is signed for a deal. God Bless him. He is the type who wins the lottery and doesn’t change a thing, except, perhaps, his hat.

    For those in the know, Gus Van Sant, Jr., considers Mayfield, KY his roots (his parents spent their honeymoon in my family home) and his grandparents took care of my grandmother after my grandfather died. When they weren’t bringing her fresh vegetables from their garden, they were having her over to dinner. God bless the late Melinda and Watt Seay, their daughters, Jane Ann Waldrop and Betty Van Sant. And God bless Kevin, may he win, if that’s what God has in store for him.

  • 3. Kim  |  July 4, 2009 at 11:39 am

    Please join this FACEBOOK group supporting Kevin Skinner! He has a great voice and he is bringing back the emotions that we make us human. I sincerely, wish him the best in all he does.

    Kim Houvener

  • 4. Marshall C  |  July 12, 2009 at 5:17 pm

    The world needs more sincere and connected Country and Western singers like Kevin Skinner. He will indeed transform the lives of many as he has done so already. We need singers like Kevin who come from the bottom. The only way to go is up and I am sure he will never forget his roots. I have watched the full version of his audition on America’s Got Talent and he is indeed the best. God Bless You Kevin and Good Luck…..You’ve got my vote..

    Marshall C.

  • 5. Pat Mock  |  August 1, 2009 at 1:29 pm

    We are so eager to see you win this and make yourself a niche in the music industry. Stay just like you are the people will love you. You have many admirers already. Good luck and God Bless You!!!!!
    All of us will be watching you….and praying.

  • 6. KEVIN WHELAN  |  August 17, 2009 at 8:12 am

    I’m writing from Galway on the Republic of Ireland’s west coast. Kevin Skinner is the real thing: so genuine, sincere, and warm–but above all soulful. He has grace and deserves all the good things that are going to come his way. From one Kevin to another, You go, bro! And may God bless you.

  • 7. Crystal and David Williams  |  August 27, 2009 at 9:38 am

    My Husband and I love us some KEVIN SKINNER!! Go chicken catcher!! GOD BLESS!!

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