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'America's Got Talent': And the Winner Is Kevin Skinner

September 17, 2009 (4:27 am) GMT
In claiming the throne in season 4 the 35-year-old who started out as a chicken farmer had to beat opera singer Barbara Padilla.
'America's Got Talent': And the Winner Is Kevin Skinner

The guy with the guitar came out as the champion of "" on Wednesday, September 16 finale. Kevin Skinner, a musical act that hailed from Mayfield, K.Y. was awarded 1 million dollar grand prize and a spot at Las Vegas' Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino show when he was announced as the winner of fourth season.

In the final round, host narrowed it down from Top 10 to Top 5. The Voices of Glory finished fifth, followed by Texas Tenors at fourth place and Recycled Percussion at number 3. After dispatching these acts, Nick separated Barbara Padilla and Kevin Skinner to second and first place respectively.

Skinner, who actually did not get as much exposure as Barbara, sang 's "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" that night. Upon being called as the person with the most votes from American audience, Skinner could not hold back tears. He said, "I've always loved to perform. I want to go out there and give 'em the best show I can."

Before Skinner was announced as the winner of the talent show, , and filled in as the musical performers of the night. Susan, who was a finalist on "", sang her new single "Wild Horses".

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