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You Have To Hear The Voice That Charmed The Socks Off Heidi Klum

"I'm gonna entertain youse like you've never been entertained before."

Never mind the next Taylor Swift. This guy is the new Frank Sinatra. 

Sal Valentinetti, a 20-year-old pizza delivery man from Long Island, brought the "America's Got Talent" audience to its feet with his soulful rendition of Sinatra's "My Way."

“When you want to sing this kind of music, you can’t fake it,” said Simon Cowell. “It’s either in you or it’s not. And you’re an old soul.”

Valentinetti, who delivers pizza for his cousin Tommy, a wise-guy character who sat in the wings with Nick Cannon holding cigars, was inspired to sing because of his late grandmother. 

"I'm gonna entertain youse like you've never been entertained before," said Valentinetti, before telling the judges he didn't just come to the show to audition, but he "came here to win."

Valentinetti also gave his best attempt at wooing judge Heidi Klum, running into the audience to give the supermodel a hug and telling her, "I love the way you look tonight. How you doin'?"

Clearly his efforts worked, because Klum pressed her golden buzzer, sending Valentinetti off to the live show, where he will face fan-favorite Grace VanderWaal, who earned a golden buzzer from Howie Mandel this season. 

"Today is the first day of the rest of my life," said Valentinetti, as gold confetti rained down on him. 

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