Chase Goehring has the keys to success

By Karen Mizoguchi
July 25, 2017 at 10:12 PM EDT
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DJ Khaled has shared his keys to stardom with a lucky talent — and Chase Goehring’s the one, yeah, he’s the one.

The hitmaker and Grammy-nominated producer, 41, took his role as guest judge seriously during Tuesday’s America’s Got Talent when he selected the 21-year-old singer/songwriter from Nolensville, Tennessee — who sang an original song titled “A Capella” — as the recipient of the coveted Golden Buzzer.

“The lyrics are real and authentic, the way you breakin’ it down. You’re on your way to be a star. This show and this stage is going to make you into a superstar,” Khaled said before pressing the metallic gold button, later adding: “We got to work together.”

This is not the first time Goehring has competed on a reality singing competition.

“A lot of people would come up to me and ask, ‘Were you on The X Factor?’ I would be like, ‘Yeah,’ and answer any questions,” he shared in a 2013 interview.

Goehring is the seventh contestant to head straight to the live rounds.

Last week, guest judge Chris Hardwick gave his Golden Buzzer to 9-year-old singer Angelica Hale. And previously, Klum chose 13-year-old singer Angelina Green while Mandel selected 16-year-old Christian Guardino. In addition, Mel B‘s 12-year-old singing ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer and Cowell’s 29-year-old deaf singer Mandy Harvey are going to the live rounds.

Even host Tyra Banks got buzzer happy when she vowed for Light Balance, a group of dancers from Ukraine who literally lit up the stage with their intricate choreography and neon costumes.

America’s Got Talent airs Tuesdays (8 p.m. ET) on NBC.

This article originally appeared on People.com

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