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Il Divo torches 'America's Got Talent'

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Before the inevitable chatter begins that Il Divo had some sort of agenda while visiting America’s Got Talent during Wednesday night’s results show (They’re outsourcing all of our talent to handsome international quartets! They’re trying to make our youths learn another language by way of dreamy, operatic pop music… and I simply will not stand for it!) let’s just bask in the warming glow — or at least stand in front of those screens with the fire on it like they did — of their performance last night.

Il Divo, or as host Nick Cannon may or may not have inadvertently introduced them, “ill Divo”, is the multi-platinum brain child of Simon Cowell. (Hence, the previous visit to American Idol, as you might recall.) They’re also the group whose albums you have to buy that one aunt of yours who also really likes Charlotte Church every Christmas (26 million aunts can’t be wrong!) To promote their upcoming album, the singers put on their fanciest duds and mingled with the jugglers and acrobats on America’s Got Talent‘s stage — they even dangled a couple of floating violin players above their heads for good measure — for their goose bump-inducing cover of Chris Isaak’s classic “Wicked Game,” which just so happens to be the title of their next record. Hey, they don’t call them “The World’s Biggest Classical Crossover Group in the World” for nothing. Granted, they are really the only ones anyone has really heard of, but they sure do sound pretty, don’t they? Watch the full performance below:

What did you think of their performance, PopWatchers? Are you a converted fan or have you always been one? Or… None of the Above? Share in the comments section below!

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