“America’s Got Talent 2008″ winner is Neal E BoydOctober 2nd, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
America’s Got Talent 3 winner is Neal E Boyd, the opera singer and an insurance salesman.The American reality show premiered on NBC television on June 17, 2008 and the winner’s name was announced, on October 1, 2008. Boyd swept away $ 1 million prize from America’s got Talent.
In his first week, Boyd sang “Nessun dorma” from the opera Turandot. During his top 40, he sang “Somewhere” from the musical West Side Story and was declared as “Michael Phelps” of the competition. While his top 20, “Mama” by Il Divo. Top 10 , “All by Myself” by Eric Carmen. In the grand finale, he sang “Nessun dorma” from the opera Turandot again.
While having the reality show, each week of the elimination round from the top 20 , top 10 to the top 5, Neal E Boyd was always in the safe zone category.
Including Neal, there were top 5 contestants violinists Nuttin But Stringz, singer Queen Emily, opera singer Neal E Boyd, singer Donald Braswell, and singer/pianist Eli Mattson.
In the fifth position is Queen Emily, fourth place goes to Donald Braswell, third place is Nuttin But Stringz , the difference of Eli Mattson and Neal Boyd was less than 0.5%.
America’s Got Talent 4 will be coming back in summer 2009 for another season.