The Dutch young man told a story of finding solace in song after brutal bullying at school, and after he told the judges he was going to sing Etta James' classic hit At Last on the show, he was met with a bit of skepticism.
But immediately, from the very first note, Nicolai won over the entire audience with a soulful, high-pitched rendition of the amazingly vibrant classic song.
Ch-ch-check it all out (above) and be inspired!!!
Absolutely loving these underdog stories — never judge a book by its cover!!
Rob Schneider just put his foot in his mouth in a MAJOR way. On Monday, Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis took to Twitter to honor Martin Luther King Jr., and the Waterboy alum felt the need to chime in for some reason.
The 53-year-old went on social media to try to explain MLK Jr.'s significance to the politician, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day of all days.
But, considering the 76-year-old is actually the last surviving member of the "Big Six" civil rights leaders responsible for creating 1963's March on Washington, and has actually PERSONALLY worked with the iconic activist, we're not sure why he needed a history lesson from a man who couldn't keep his CBS sitcom on the air for more than two months...
However, Rob threw in his two cents anyway, saying: