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America's Got Talent: Fantasy League: Ramadhani Brothers win $250,000 grand prize with mentor Howie Mandel

  • The Ramadhani Brothers hugged each other on stage and their mentor Howie, 68, rushed to congratulate them as golden confetti fell

  •  'I am so proud of you,' Howie said. 'What you do is so dangerous, so inspiring. You deserve this. You are superstars! World stars!'

The Ramadhani Brothers were crowned the champions of America's Got Talent: Fantasy League during Monday's two-hour explosive finale episode on NBC.


The Tanzanian duo made up of Fadhili Ramadhani, 26, and Ibrahim Jobu, 36, known for their amazing strong arm and head-balancing act took home the inaugural trophy from the spin-off series and its $250,000 grand prize.


The Ramadhani Brothers hugged each other on stage and their mentor Howie Mandel, 68, rushed to congratulate them as golden confetti fell.


'Ramadhani Brothers, you are the champions!' said show host Terry Crews, 55.


'I am so proud of you,' Howie said. 'What you do is so dangerous, so inspiring. You deserve this. You are superstars! World stars!'


The Ramadhani Brothers were crowned the champions of America's Got Talent : Fantasy League during Monday's two-hour explosive finale episode on NBC


Terry then gave Howie a ring for being the show's winning mentor. Howie jokingly got down on one knee when Terry pulled out the ring box. Howie put the ring on and proudly displayed it to the audience.


The action-packed two-hour show opened with a dazzling performance by the Ramadhani Brothers and roller skaters Billy & Emily England from Las Vegas while self-trained aerialist Aidan Bryant from Prince George, Virginia, a former AGT winner, twirled from high above the audience. Returning contestant Brian Justin Crum and Loren Allred sang the opening song This Is The Greatest Show.


Simon Cowell, 64, said winning the AGT: Fantasy League was more than just the money.

'Its being the best of the best,' Simon said. 'Everyone's been brilliant but they are also incredibly competitive.  ...To win this tonight, yeah, I'm not going to lie. That's a big deal.'


The finalists performed riveting duets with returning AGT contestants and industry legends. Singer Kodi Lee from Irvine, California, teamed up with singer Steven Sanchez performing his hit song Until I Found You. Kodi, who is legally blind and autistic, was dressed in white while playing the piano and stunned the crowd with his amazing musical skills.


'It was such an honor to be performing with him,' Kodi said after their duet.


The show also included a slew of Mel B. clips from her time on the show. Mel said she was happy to be back.


'I've absolutely loved it,' Mel said.




The Ramadhani Brothers hugged each other on stage and their mentor Howie Mandel , 68, rushed to congratulate them as golden confetti fell

'I am so proud of you,' Howie said. 'What you do is so dangerous, so inspiring. You deserve this. You are superstars! World stars!'

'Ramadhani Brothers, you are the champions!' said show host Terry Crews, 55

Terry then gave Howie a ring for being the show's winning mentor


'We have loved having you here,' Simon said. 'I hate to admit it.'


'Yeah!' Mel said.


Country artist Drake Milligan, 25, took the stage singing his hit What I Couldn't Forget. He was followed by the Chapel Hart singing trio performing  You Can Have Him Jolene. The audience clapped along as they sang.


The show also had a cute skit where it showed the judges emojis and they had to guess what contestant they represented.


The Sainted choir, from Charlotte, North Carolina, performed with Robin S, 61, and belted out her hit song Show Me Love.


During the show, Howie commented that he liked how this version of the show gave them a chance to mentor the acts. Howie said Simon though took it to another level and had his contestants come to his house.


'Simon's mentoring it's like a playdate because everyone had to go to his house to get mentored,' Howie said.


'How come we have never been invited,' Heidi Klum, 50, said.


Howie said Simon took it to another level and had his contestants come to his house


'How come we have never been invited,' Heidi Klum, 50, said


Simon said he was going to be upset if one of his acts didn't win.


South African dancer Musa Motha, who performed with crutches after losing his leg during childhood to cancer, performed his duet with Calum Scott, 35, from Britain's Got Talent,' singing his hit You Are the Reason. Musa acted out the emotions in the song with his moving dance.


'It was a pleasure and an honor to share the stage with you,' Calum told Musa when they finished. 'This is just the beginning. It doesn't matter what the result is for you. You are going to be a superstar.'


Musa told Calum it was 'a dream come true' to perform with him, too.


Five Olympic Team USA members including diving silver medalists Andrew Capobianco and Jess Parratto, silver medalist Adeline Gray, wrestling gold medalist Helen Maroulis and David Taylor were in the audience. David participated in Shadow Ace from the Philippines shadow puppet act. Shadow Ace had the audience singing along and laughing to his act.

'That was funny,' Simon said.


The Pack Drumline and V. Unbeatable dance crew from India, teamed up with the legendary 'queen of percussion' Sheila E. and performed to her hit song The Glamorous Life. The audience and judges gave them a standing ovation when they finished.


'This was a dream come true,' Sheila said when they finished. 'We are now forever family!'


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