Putri Ariani Advances to America’s Got Talent Final

Singing sensation Putri Ariani, a 17-year-old vocalist from Yogyakarta, has secured her spot in the final round of America’s Got Talent (AGT). Putri’s captivating performance of U2’s “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” in the semifinal earned her a standing ovation and praise from AGT judge Simon Cowell. Born blind, Putri’s talent and determination have propelled her to fame. She received the Golden Buzzer during her audition and will compete in the AGT final on Sept. 26, with advancement determined by online votes from US citizens. Her performance garnered attention from Indonesian public figures, including President Jokowi, who invited her and her parents to the Presidential Palace. (Jakarta Post)