Simon Cowell’s been around the block when it comes to judging musical talent. Both privately in his career as a producer publicly as a judge on any number of reality shows, he’s never been one to hide his feelings. One way or another, Simon’s going to tell you what’s on his mind. When Chloe Paige announced her plan to sing the traditional song, “Amazing Grace,” with no musical accompaniment, she knew exactly how he felt about that idea.
But Chloe went ahead and sang it anyway. Vying for one of two remaining spots for the day, she had to not just convince Simon but also her own mentor, that she deserved to move forward. The bold move paid off, and what Simon had to say afterward is nothing short of humble.