'America's Got Talent': Where You've Seen AGT Auditionee Storm Large Before

America's Got Talent has been back on screens for three weeks, and as usual the talent has certainly been varied. One singer wowed the judges, Storm Large, but this was not her first time on a reality TV stage.

While Storm Large may not have got the golden buzzer, she is heading to the next round after receiving four votes from the judges.

Where You've Seen Storm Large Before

Large has tried her hand at making it big through reality TV routes before, namely 2006 CBS talent show Rock Star: Supernova.

Rock Star, the show's predecessor, saw singers compete to become the leader of a rock band.

The stakes were made much higher for Rock Star: Supernova, when the singers were auditioning to play with some huge names.

The winner would become the singer for super-group Rock Star Supernova, which featured Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee, former Guns N' Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke and Jason Newsted, former bassist for Metallica.

The eventual winner was Lukas Rossi, from Toronto, Canada, while Large came in fifth place overall.

She has released a number of albums as a solo artist, three of which are under her name while the previous five used different aliases, including The Balls and Storm Inc.

Her first album came out in 1995, but more recently she has been performing with Portland, Oregon-based band Pink Martini, where she shares lead vocals with China Forbes.

Given her long time in the business, it may not have been too surprising to discover music executive Simon Cowell recognized her. As she walked onto the stage she introduced herself, revealing her extraordinary name was given at birth.

She said: "I'm 51-years-old and I've been a musician for 30 years, singing and this is kind of an enormous, terrifying opportunity."

At that, Cowell asked whether they had met before, to which Large replied: "We were so young, Simon. Let's not bring that up. Let's not bring that up."

After she and the judges shared a laugh, Large continued: "This is my very first time coming and it's a huge honor to come cartwheeling into this massive arena. It's kind of like food for the soul."

Storm sang a rock version of I've Got You Under My Skin, which featured on her 2014 album Le Bonheur.

While she did not earn the golden buzzer, the four judges rose to their feet, saying nothing but good things about her performance.

Howie Mandell said: "For anybody watching, they did not know that's a cover. You really made it your own. You made it kind of more rock and roll for me.

"If you told me that was a song you were gonna sing, I'd go, 'Oh my god, I hope my mom's watching.' Cause she would like that song and then you made me love that song. Well done, young lady."

Cowell added: "You have an amazing voice. An amazing personality. An amazing energy. Just to hear a naturally amazing voice like that. I think it was a really, really, really good audition."

All four judges said a resounding "yes" to Large, and she now heads to the Judges' Cut round.

America's Got Talent airs on NBC on Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET

America's Got Talent contestant Storm Large
America's Got Talent contestant Storm Large. Storm previously appeared on CBS reality TV show Rock Star: Supernova, where she came in fifth place. She was unanimously voted through to the Judges' Cut round of AGT 2021. Laura Domela/StormLarge.com

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