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  • - IN JUST OVER A WEEK,

  • OUR NEXT GUESTS' AUDITION ON "BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT"

  • HAS BEEN VIEWED OVER 22 MILLION TIMES.

  • ALL THE WAY FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM,

  • PLEASE WELCOME BARS AND MELODY.

  • LEONDRE? - YES, LEONDRE.

  • - LEONDRE AND CHARLIE. - CHARLIE, YEAH.

  • - I'M SO EXCITED, I THINK I'M GONNA CRY.

  • - OH, NO. crowd: AW!

  • - AW, THAT'S SO SWEET. I'M EXCITED TOO.

  • I SAW THIS VIDEO, AND I WAS LIKE,

  • "THESE GUYS ARE AMAZING."

  • SO HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A DUO?

  • - WELL, WE'VE OFFICIALLY BEEN A DUO SINCE JANUARY,

  • BECAUSE WE MET OVER SOCIAL MEDIA, FUNNILY ENOUGH.

  • ONE OF MY FRIENDS SHARED CHARLIE'S VIDEOS,

  • AND I WATCHED IT, AND I THOUGHT, "WOW.

  • THIS KID CAN SING."

  • SO I MESSAGED HIM, AND I SAID, "HEY."

  • LIKE, FIRST OF ALL, DIDN'T JUST WANT TO JUMP INTO THINGS.

  • YOU KNOW HOW IT GOES. [laughter]

  • AND, LIKE, I THINK THE DAY AFTER,

  • HE SAID "HEY" BACK, AND WE STARTED CHATTING.

  • WE GOT TO KNOW EACH OTHER.

  • AND WE BECAME, LIKE, FRIENDS OVER SOCIAL MEDIA,

  • AND IT WAS CRAZY.

  • AND HE SAW MY VIDEOS, AND THEN HE SAID,

  • "AW, YOU'RE REALLY GOOD."

  • AND THEN ONE DAY OUT OF THE BLUE,

  • HE JUST SAYS TO ME,

  • "HEY, DO YOU WANT TO MEET UP SOMETIME?"

  • AND I WAS LIKE, "OH, YEAH, SURE."

  • BUT AT FIRST, I THOUGHT, "WELL, THIS IS A BIT SHADY."

  • [laughter]

  • - IT COULD BE. - YEAH.

  • AND SO, OBVIOUSLY, I BROUGHT MY PARENTS.

  • HE BROUGHT HIS PARENTS.

  • - 'CAUSE HOW OLD ARE YOU? - I'M 13.

  • - AND YOU'RE 15? - YEAH, I'M 15.

  • - 13 AND 15, OKAY.

  • SO YOU BOTH SANG INDIVIDUALLY.

  • THEN YOU GOT TOGETHER AND YOU SANG TOGETHER.

  • - YEAH, WE STARTED SPEAKING AROUND SEPTEMBER TIME,

  • AND THEN WE STARTED TO MEET UP DURING DECEMBER, JANUARY TIME.

  • - YEAH.

  • - AND THEN YOU WROTE THIS PARTICULAR SONG, RIGHT?

  • - YEAH, I WROTE THE SONG, YEAH.

  • - WHY--AND IT'S ABOUT BULLYING, WHICH IS--

  • - IT'S ABOUT ANTIBULLYING. - YES, ANTIBULLYING.

  • YEAH, NOT FOR BULLYING. [laughter]

  • IT'S NOT, "HEY, EVERYBODY GO OUT AND BULLY."

  • SO--AND IT'S BEEN VIEWED OVER 22 MILLION TIMES,

  • WHICH SAYS A LOT,

  • THAT PEOPLE ARE RESPONDING TO THIS ANTIBULLYING MESSAGE.

  • TELL ME WHY YOU WROTE IT.

  • - I MEAN, SINCE PRIMARY SCHOOL, I WAS BULLIED, LIKE, HEAVILY.

  • I USED TO HAVE, LIKE-- WALKING HOME FROM SCHOOL,

  • I USED TO GET BEAT UP A LOT.

  • AND IT JUST SEEMS LIKE I USED TO MOVE SCHOOL A LOT,

  • AND EVERYWHERE I WENT, I SEEMED TO GET BULLIED,

  • AND I FELT TRAPPED.

  • I FELT, LIKE, REALLY TRAPPED,

  • AND I DIDN'T KNOW HOW TO, LIKE, BREAK FREE OF IT ALL.

  • SO I START WRITING POEMS ON, LIKE, HOW I FELT,

  • AND JUST SCRAPPING IT.

  • AND ONE DAY, I JUST LISTENED TO A BEAT,

  • AND I SAID, "OH, THAT'S SUCH A GOOD BEAT."

  • SO I STARTED WRITING THE POEM TO IT,

  • AND IT TURNED INTO A SONG, EVENTUALLY.

  • I WAS LIKE, "YES, LEONDRE.

  • YOU'VE DONE GOOD. YOU'VE DONE GOOD."

  • - YEAH. [laughter]

  • - SO I PUT-- I STARTED RAPPING THEN,

  • BECAUSE THAT'S WHAT REALLY BROUGHT ME INTO IT.

  • I USED TO LISTEN TO A LOT OF TUPAC,

  • SO THAT'S WHAT DEVELOPED MY STYLE.

  • AND SO YEAH, THAT'S REALLY HOW--

  • - I LOVE TUPAC AS WELL.

  • - YEAH, TUPAC. - I LOVE TUPAC.

  • - "KEEP YA HEAD UP."

  • - "KEEP YA HEAD UP." EXACTLY.

  • [applause]

  • [singing] KEEP YOUR HEAD UP

  • WELL, I'M SO HAPPY FOR YOU.

  • I'M PROUD OF YOU.

  • AND, BOY, IF SOMEBODY LIKE YOU CAN GET BULLIED,

  • IT'S JUST--IT'S NOT OKAY.

  • AND WHAT'S--THE MESSAGE IS-- AND I USED TO WRITE ALSO

  • WHEN I WAS KIND OF LOST WHEN I WAS YOUNGER.

  • WRITING IS SO GOOD FOR YOU.

  • IT'S SO CATHARTIC, 'CAUSE IT JUST LETS IT ALL OUT.

  • SO JUST--I ADVISE EVERYONE OUT THERE,

  • IF YOU'RE GOING THROUGH SOMETHING, JUST WRITE.

  • WRITE ALL OF YOUR FEELINGS--

  • - BRINGS THE BEST OUT OF YOU.

  • - IT'S HELPED HIM A LOT.

  • - IT CERTAINLY DOES, AND IT'S HELPING OTHER PEOPLE,

  • 'CAUSE NOW YOU'RE REACHING ALL THESE PEOPLE.

  • SO WILL YOU PLEASE--

  • I DON'T KNOW WHO'S BLUE, WHO'S BROWN.

  • - I'M BLUE. - YOU'RE BLUE. YOU'RE BROWN.

  • ALL RIGHT, YOU'LL PERFORM FOR US, RIGHT?

  • - OF COURSE. - YES.

  • - I'M SO EXCITED. THANK YOU SO MUCH.

  • [soft rock music]

  • - [singing] OOH, OOH

  • - YEAH, BUST A MELODY

  • - YEAH

  • - HERE WE GO

  • - OH, NO

  • - SHAKE IT OUT

  • YEAH

  • PLEASE HELP ME, GOD

  • I FEEL SO ALONE

  • I'M JUST A KID, I CAN'T TAKE IT ON MY OWN

  • I'VE CRIED TOO MANY TEARS, YEAH, WRITING THIS SONG

  • TRYING TO FIT IN, WHERE DO I BELONG?

  • I WAKE UP EVERY DAY, DON'T WANT TO LEAVE MY HOME

  • MY MAMA'S ASKIN' ME WHY I'M ALWAYS ALONE

  • TOO SCARED TO SAY, TOO SCARED TO HOLLER

  • I'M WALKING TO SCHOOL WITH SWEAT AROUND MY COLLAR

  • I'M JUST A KID, I DON'T WANT NO STRESS

  • MY NERVES ARE BAD, MY LIFE'S A MESS

  • THE NAMES YOU CALL ME, THEY HURT REAL BAD

  • I WANT TO TELL MY MOM

  • BUT SHE'S HAVIN' TROUBLE WITH MY DAD

  • I FEEL SO TRAPPED, THERE'S NOWHERE TO TURN

  • COME TO SCHOOL

  • DON'T WANNA FIGHT, I WANNA LEARN

  • SO PLEASE, MR. BULLY, TELL ME WHAT I'VE DONE

  • YOU KNOW I HAVE NO DAD, I'M LIVIN' WITH MY MOM

  • - 'CAUSE I'M HOPEFUL

  • YES, I AM, HOPEFUL FOR TODAY

  • TAKE THIS MUSIC AND USE IT

  • LET IT TAKE YOU AWAY

  • AND BE HOPEFUL, HOPEFUL

  • AND HE'LL MAKE A WAY

  • I KNOW IT AIN'T EASY, BUT THAT'S OKAY

  • JUST BE HOPEFUL

  • YES, I AM, HOPEFUL FOR TODAY

  • TAKE THIS MUSIC AND USE IT

  • LET IT TAKE YOU AWAY

  • AND BE HOPEFUL, HOPEFUL

  • AND HE'LL MAKE A WAY

  • I KNOW IT AIN'T EASY, BUT THAT'S OKAY

  • JUST BE HOPEFUL

  • - BE HOPEFUL

  • [cheers and applause]

  • THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

  • IT'S BEEN SUCH A PLEASURE.

  • - THANK YOU.

  • - AH, YOU GUYS ARE SO GREAT.

  • WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK. I HAVE A GIFT FOR THEM.

  • THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME IN THE UNITED STATES?

  • both: YEAH. - HOW DO YOU LIKE IT?

  • - OH, IT'S INCREDIBLE. IT'S INCREDIBLE.

  • - I JUST WANTED TO SAY THANK YOU

  • FOR SIMON COWELL PRESSING THE GOLDEN BUZZER.

  • THANK YOU SO MUCH. I LOVE YOU.

  • [laughter]

  • - I LOVE YOU TOO. - AW.

  • - I THINK--I THINK BOTH OF YOU HAVE A BIG FUTURE AHEAD OF YOU,

  • SO I WANTED TO MAKE SURE THAT I'M IN ON THIS.

  • - [laughs]

  • - 'CAUSE YOU'RE INTO STYLE, AND YOU'RE GOING TO BE TOURING,

  • AND A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE WATCHING YOU,

  • SO I GOT YOU SOMETHING TO WEAR.

  • SO I THINK THAT YOU'LL LIKE THEM.

  • - OH! - OH, WH--

  • - OOH! [laughs]

  • OH, MY--

  • OH, MY GOD.

  • - THANK YOU.

  • - YOU'RE THE MOST AMAZING WOMAN EVER.

  • OH, MY GOD.

  • - ALL RIGHT.

  • - ELLEN, THANK YOU SO MUCH.

  • - YOU'VE GOT YOUR OWN CUSTOM TENNIS SHOES THERE

  • AND JACKETS.

  • AND YOU WEAR THAT EVERY SINGLE DAY, OKAY?