Kodi Lee: 5 Things to Know About the ‘AGT’ Winner Returning For ‘Fantasy League’

Singer Kodi Lee first captivated 'AGT' fans in season 14 and became the champion. Now he's back for another chance at glory on the 'America's Got Talent: Fantasy League' spinoff.

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Heck yeah! Kodi Lee is back! The America’s Got Talent winner will be returning to the AGT stage to compete on America’s Got Talent: Fantasy League, the newest spinoff that’s premiering January 1 on NBC. As with every Kodi Lee performance, you know this is going to be a must-watch act.

Kodi has become one of the most well-known AGT winners. The incredible artist, 27, will be competing against fellow winners, finalists, viral sensations, and fan faves from America’s Got Talent and other Got Talent franchises around the world in AGT: Fantasy League. Refresh your memory on all things Kodi as he showcases his beautiful voice once again for the judges.

Kodi Is a Blind and Autistic Musical Prodigious Savant

He was born with optic nerve hypoplasia, according to his official website. Optic nerve hypoplasia is a visual disorder that causes blindness and visual impairment in young children. He also had life-saving surgery at 5 days old. When he was 4 years old, Kodi was diagnosed with autism. Kodi is one of only approximately 25 people in the world who possess the incredible abilities of a musical prodigious savant.

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Kodi Lee performing on ‘America’s Got Talent: Fantasy League.’ (NBC)

Kodi Won ‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 14.

Kodi made his first appearance on America’s Got Talent during season 14. He came out on stage with his mother, Tina, and performed a beautiful rendition of Leon Russell’s “A Song For You.” All of the judges were so moved by Kodi’s performance, and Gabrielle Union gave him her Golden Buzzer, which sent him straight to the finale. Kodi sailed through the competition and won season 14.

The singer returned to the AGT franchise to compete on America’s Got Talent: All-Stars. He was one of the finalists but lost to aerialist Aidan Bryant.

Kodi’s Musical Abilities Are Truly Astounding

“He can hear a song and play it right away on the piano and sing it,” Tina told The San Diego Union-Tribune. “With the lyrics, sometimes he has to go over it more, but the music is there. It’s amazing.” Kodi can also quickly recite songs sung in different languages.

Kodi Currently Performs in Las Vegas

Kodi performs as part of the America’s Got Talent presents Super Stars Live ensemble. The show, which takes place at the Luxor, is a celebration of AGT’s best acts from the franchise. It’s a 75-minute variety show. Kodi frequently shares behind-the-scenes videos of his time in Vegas.

Kodi Has Released His Own Music

Kodi released the single “Hello World” with Colin Hay in January 2023. “We all have our cards that we have been dealt… we have to wake up everyday and choose to embrace and enjoy life! Wake up and say, HELLO WORLD!” Kodi wrote on Instagram when announcing the song. He recently released a new single titled “Change.”