Sosoliso Plane Crash Survivor, Kechi Okwuchi’s Sonorous Performance on America’s Got Talent Got the Audience on Their Feet!!



“I want to show my voice with America’s Got Talent,” said Kechi Okwuchi to the  judges of the talent show as she stood on the podium.

Having survived the 2005 Sosoliso Airlines plane crash in Nigeria that took the lives of 107 persons on board, Kechi has gone beyond a victim to a survivor.

Her sonorous rendition of Ed Sheeran‘s, “Thinking out Loud,” held the judges spellbound and brough the audience to their feet.

“I was in a plane crash when I was 16 years old back in Nigeria. It took the lives of 107, out of the 109 passengers and I was one of the two survivors. Lying on the hospital bed with bandages head to foot, not being able to move or do anything else, music was my escape and that’s why it means so much to me” she said.

Watch her perfomance below






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  1. Unwana Dora Williams

    Unwana Dora Williams

    June 9, 2017 at 8:48 pm

    She wowed everybody with her voice

  2. Oladimeji Deborah Nkem

    Oladimeji Deborah Nkem

    June 9, 2017 at 8:54 pm


  3. Edith O Ogbomo

    Edith O Ogbomo

    June 9, 2017 at 9:01 pm

    You are a super star

  4. Merry Mamuyovwi Ogboko

    Merry Mamuyovwi Ogboko

    June 9, 2017 at 9:02 pm


  5. Agbedina Raliat IY

    Agbedina Raliat IY

    June 9, 2017 at 9:03 pm

    Wooow greater u dear

  6. Chikezie Gloria

    Chikezie Gloria

    June 9, 2017 at 9:04 pm

    That voice was so Amazing,just cudnt stop d tears from flowing.soar hi Kc

  7. Gini Gold

    Gini Gold

    June 9, 2017 at 9:07 pm

    That voice was amazing……I can’t stop watching it over and over again ….my dear you’re a star

    • Maureen Okafor

      Maureen Okafor

      June 9, 2017 at 11:48 pm

      Please how do I watch the very clip of her on America got talent

    • Gini Gold

      Gini Gold

      June 10, 2017 at 7:13 am

      Dear I watched mine on instagram but it’s also on Facebook….or maybe you should login to the website

    • Gini Gold

      Gini Gold

      June 10, 2017 at 7:19 am

      You can also follow her up on Facebook her name on Facebook is kachi okuchi

  8. Adetutu Sarah

    Adetutu Sarah

    June 9, 2017 at 9:08 pm

    tnk God for u

  9. Abi Blessing Abile

    Abi Blessing Abile

    June 9, 2017 at 9:12 pm

    God is great..thank God for d tatent

  10. Emmanuella Okoye

    Emmanuella Okoye

    June 9, 2017 at 9:21 pm

    Av always followed up on her…

    From the various surgeries to her graduation to American got talent.

    She’s a very strong lady and courageous….

    Her motivational speeches to ladies has been inspiring….

    I see Kechi going places.

    I love her.

  11. Emakunuya Christabel

    Emakunuya Christabel

    June 9, 2017 at 9:22 pm

    Teary right now. She is a survivor indeed.

  12. Oyindamola Folarin

    Oyindamola Folarin

    June 9, 2017 at 9:23 pm

    Thank God for ur life

  13. Tessy Agbasi

    Tessy Agbasi

    June 9, 2017 at 9:28 pm

    Amazing! Amazing!! Amazing!!!

  14. Zinny Zee

    Zinny Zee

    June 9, 2017 at 9:29 pm

    Survivor.. God bless her

  15. Oluwaseun Alabi King

    Oluwaseun Alabi King

    June 9, 2017 at 9:29 pm

    Wow. Amazing.

  16. Ayuwe Maureen Ehigiator

    Ayuwe Maureen Ehigiator

    June 9, 2017 at 9:32 pm

    She got the breath control……. Soooooo amazing.

  17. Evelyn Imasuen

    Evelyn Imasuen

    June 9, 2017 at 9:34 pm

    What a voice

  18. Adenike Ayinke Ajayi

    Adenike Ayinke Ajayi

    June 9, 2017 at 9:35 pm

    Wow. Can’t stop watching over and over again. You are amazing as your voice beautiful one

  19. Ifeyinwa Ezeh Nwana

    Ifeyinwa Ezeh Nwana

    June 9, 2017 at 9:44 pm

    Amazing voice dear,keep soaring high! Good luck!

  20. Mizpeh Beaucoupde

    Mizpeh Beaucoupde

    June 9, 2017 at 9:44 pm

    Am speechless. God bless u. I celebrate u.

  21. Grace Cookey-Gam

    Grace Cookey-Gam

    June 9, 2017 at 9:48 pm

    God u are awesome thank you for preserving this soul

  22. Hopsyn Michael

    Hopsyn Michael

    June 9, 2017 at 9:48 pm


    Thank God for u

  23. Helenson Tega

    Helenson Tega

    June 9, 2017 at 9:48 pm

    Your voice is so amazing dear .

  24. Ifeoma Kelly Okereke

    Ifeoma Kelly Okereke

    June 9, 2017 at 9:56 pm

    Amazing I love you girl. You kill the beat

  25. Teju Tayo

    Teju Tayo

    June 9, 2017 at 9:58 pm

    You go girl!

  26. Judith Michael

    Judith Michael

    June 9, 2017 at 9:59 pm

    I have watched her over and over and again!!!!! Hmmmmmm… Never ever give up because of any situation that you have found yourself, as long as you are still alive…. Because, there is hope!!!!! As long as you believe in GOD almighty and you believe in yourself!!!!!!! Very inspiring…..Best wishes Kechi, you are definitely going places!!!!🤗💯💯🔝🔝🔝🔝👌

  27. Ogechi Aisha Amanze

    Ogechi Aisha Amanze

    June 9, 2017 at 10:00 pm

    Oh God I wish she will go for surgery if there is money see beautiful face thank God for ur life

  28. Oghenetaga Ogunleye

    Oghenetaga Ogunleye

    June 9, 2017 at 10:01 pm

    Wow God is great

  29. Okeke Chiamaka Chitom

    Okeke Chiamaka Chitom

    June 9, 2017 at 10:10 pm


  30. Adibemma Vivian

    Adibemma Vivian

    June 9, 2017 at 10:18 pm

    My very big sister am so proud of u

  31. Ekwenze Nneka

    Ekwenze Nneka

    June 9, 2017 at 10:31 pm


  32. Zakariyau Mosunmola Sukurat

    Zakariyau Mosunmola Sukurat

    June 9, 2017 at 10:32 pm

    Lovely voice

  33. Ngozi Emejulu

    Ngozi Emejulu

    June 9, 2017 at 10:32 pm

    She’s shown that she’s a survivor and this hasn’t dampened her will and zeal to showcase her God given talent. Ride on!!!!

  34. Patricia Ogbonna

    Patricia Ogbonna

    June 9, 2017 at 10:33 pm

    Her voice is so heavenly

  35. Ihuoma Nkwocha

    Ihuoma Nkwocha

    June 9, 2017 at 10:36 pm

    Wow! Thank you Jesus!

  36. Lolah Lyrical Kay

    Lolah Lyrical Kay

    June 9, 2017 at 10:38 pm

    Beautiful voice! She sang from deep within

  37. Judith Obioma-Opurum

    Judith Obioma-Opurum

    June 9, 2017 at 10:39 pm

    Wow!! Olayinka Asalu Olu-Fakunle Esohe Gift Aivinhenyor Nedu Uzumefune watch this.

  38. Amaka Augustine

    Amaka Augustine

    June 9, 2017 at 10:57 pm

    God will see her true

  39. Olamide Adeyemi Fowode

    Olamide Adeyemi Fowode

    June 9, 2017 at 10:58 pm


  40. Chinenye Ngerem

    Chinenye Ngerem

    June 9, 2017 at 11:03 pm

    God Bless you

  41. Nkechi Anaba

    Nkechi Anaba

    June 9, 2017 at 11:06 pm

    You are highly favoured girl

  42. Iheanacho Okoro Vivian

    Iheanacho Okoro Vivian

    June 9, 2017 at 11:11 pm

    Wow, God is indeed faithful

  43. Marthaniah Efe

    Marthaniah Efe

    June 9, 2017 at 11:14 pm

    Being a woman and a blessing is not about how you look but confident of who you are against all odds and yet raising your heads high to be an inspiration. Right before our eyes, she has transitioned to becoming a darling. Keep it up

  44. Ndubuisi Ubochioma Winner

    Ndubuisi Ubochioma Winner

    June 9, 2017 at 11:23 pm

    This is amazing,God wil take you places

  45. Igiri Gloria

    Igiri Gloria

    June 9, 2017 at 11:23 pm

    You still beautiful . Beauty is from the inside not the outward looks.

  46. Sihlobesihle Khanye Afumuzor

    Sihlobesihle Khanye Afumuzor

    June 9, 2017 at 11:34 pm

    aww this is so touching…am very emotional right now

  47. Eunice John Ojile

    Eunice John Ojile

    June 9, 2017 at 11:37 pm

    Faithful God take all the glory for giving her a second chance.

  48. Sunmisola Plexcious Fisher

    Sunmisola Plexcious Fisher

    June 9, 2017 at 11:40 pm

    Wow she’s a testimony

  49. Tee Rac

    Tee Rac

    June 9, 2017 at 11:49 pm

    Who am I that I will not praise God. She really touches my heart

  50. Nyore Nyananyo Anderson

    Nyore Nyananyo Anderson

    June 10, 2017 at 12:04 am

    Beautiful in and out.

  51. Daship Ashishie Christiana

    Daship Ashishie Christiana

    June 10, 2017 at 12:10 am

    What a great God we served..

  52. Nguavese Amokaha

    Nguavese Amokaha

    June 10, 2017 at 12:13 am

    She is sooo effortless.Such talent.God bless you dear.You are a star an have blessed my soul.*kisses to you and parents*

  53. Gift Aminat

    Gift Aminat

    June 10, 2017 at 1:35 am

    She’s so amazing, just made me speechless! Couldn’t stop the tears from flowing. Really your life is a living testimony, keep flying.

  54. La Marie

    La Marie

    June 10, 2017 at 1:41 am

    Can’t stop this tears flowing from my eyes

  55. Tonia Temuru

    Tonia Temuru

    June 10, 2017 at 1:44 am

    God bless you dear

  56. Toluwa Bamkole

    Toluwa Bamkole

    June 10, 2017 at 1:50 am

    Omagush you gat talent hun

  57. Jane Nliam Chinyere

    Jane Nliam Chinyere

    June 10, 2017 at 2:26 am

    Go girl! I Love you.

  58. Pamela Julius

    Pamela Julius

    June 10, 2017 at 3:05 am

    Oriaifo Derrick

  59. Ohaka Chioma

    Ohaka Chioma

    June 10, 2017 at 3:40 am

    Chukwudi Precious Ebuka pls help me watch or download this video. I have a bad network . This video means a lot to me pls.

  60. Awodein Olusola O

    Awodein Olusola O

    June 10, 2017 at 4:15 am

    Wow..wat a great voice.

  61. Kemi Britto

    Kemi Britto

    June 10, 2017 at 4:17 am

    SPEECHLESS💝💝💝💝so much love for u gal

  62. Abass Roothe Oluwafunke

    Abass Roothe Oluwafunke

    June 10, 2017 at 4:50 am

    I watched this on youtube and I was like wowwwww

  63. Akintade Ruth Oluwaseyi

    Akintade Ruth Oluwaseyi

    June 10, 2017 at 6:23 am

    This is amazing sweetie, I see you going places dear, God bless you!

  64. Nnamdi Azubuike

    Nnamdi Azubuike

    June 10, 2017 at 6:25 am

    That is God .

  65. Ifeoma Nneji Chijioke Noah

    Ifeoma Nneji Chijioke Noah

    June 10, 2017 at 6:56 am

    Wao so touching

  66. Uchechukwu Cee

    Uchechukwu Cee

    June 10, 2017 at 7:06 am

    I remember this girl , how I stared at her before pictures on d newspapers , I was thinking chai … this girl is an angel … so beautiful with her low cut , was happy she was given a chance to live , tho not her former self , but she got the chance the others ddnt get … and she is very very intelligent …

  67. Iya K Eleyin Goolu

    Iya K Eleyin Goolu

    June 10, 2017 at 8:37 am


  68. Umazi Uchechi

    Umazi Uchechi

    June 10, 2017 at 8:44 am

    Wow! You are a star.

  69. Ogechukwu Leonard

    Ogechukwu Leonard

    June 10, 2017 at 9:02 am

    God’s name be praised

  70. Cissie Osara

    Cissie Osara

    June 10, 2017 at 9:20 am

    …and she’s bagged a Masters degree and a very brilliant girl. I read she was the best graduating student in her first degree in Houston. She’s a fighter indeed and very beautiful (before the crash and now). She’s blessed already.

  71. Faith Okoh

    Faith Okoh

    June 10, 2017 at 10:07 am

    God is really wonderful

  72. Odenigwe Chinwendu

    Odenigwe Chinwendu

    June 10, 2017 at 10:20 am

    Splendid!!! You’re life is quite an encouragement to the hopeless. Thank God for your second chance.

  73. Moriam Esso

    Moriam Esso

    June 10, 2017 at 11:36 am

    I’m so down in tears. She’s a strong survivor.

  74. Sleekrachie O Edhebe

    Sleekrachie O Edhebe

    June 10, 2017 at 11:53 am

    Awwww, so sweet kechi! God bless you

  75. Olabode Abdulkadir

    Olabode Abdulkadir

    June 10, 2017 at 12:49 pm

    Bless God for granting her grace in life

  76. Kelechi Nwaejike Amanze

    Kelechi Nwaejike Amanze

    June 10, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    Wow this girl is too much… I can’t stop watching it over and over hmmmm

  77. Ngozi Emezie

    Ngozi Emezie

    June 10, 2017 at 3:01 pm

    Wow!! i can’t stop watching it over & over…… She’s soooo amazing

  78. Michael Lambert

    Michael Lambert

    June 10, 2017 at 3:23 pm

    The Almighty Jehovah will bless you exceedingly. Amen

  79. Ugochi Chinanu Joe

    Ugochi Chinanu Joe

    June 10, 2017 at 3:33 pm

    Go girl, you are a hero

  80. Ameh Favour

    Ameh Favour

    June 10, 2017 at 4:44 pm

    She is amazing

  81. Adaugo Ekwedike

    Adaugo Ekwedike

    June 10, 2017 at 4:57 pm

    She’s beautiful inside out👍💐💐..

  82. Eno-obong Etuk

    Eno-obong Etuk

    June 10, 2017 at 6:08 pm

    AMAZING voice… sterling performance! Awesome God.

  83. Uyoyou Amagada

    Uyoyou Amagada

    June 10, 2017 at 6:52 pm

    Got is great

  84. Onabanjo Busayo Elizabeth

    Onabanjo Busayo Elizabeth

    June 10, 2017 at 11:05 pm

    Am super happy for her , congratulations kechi

  85. Roselynn Idundun

    Roselynn Idundun

    June 11, 2017 at 12:34 am

    Thank you the God of miracles and wonders.To you alone we give glory and praise

  86. Mude Efe

    Mude Efe

    June 11, 2017 at 8:19 am

    Her beautiful soul could be felt through her voice. I remember the crash and I was moved to tears at her courageous performance. God bless you Kechi

  87. Lizzy Monday

    Lizzy Monday

    June 11, 2017 at 10:52 am

    Oh! What a miracle God

  88. Simeon Nerrisia

    Simeon Nerrisia

    June 11, 2017 at 11:31 am


  89. Vie Mape

    Vie Mape

    June 11, 2017 at 8:02 pm

    Sometimes we don’t know why it happened to our life but only God knows. He gived this trial to steps in our stairs of success……… May the Lord bless your life………….

  90. Akinbobola Temmy

    Akinbobola Temmy

    June 11, 2017 at 8:10 pm

    God is great, awesome

  91. Oluwatobi Kupoluyi

    Oluwatobi Kupoluyi

    June 14, 2017 at 2:53 pm

    I have learnt smtin from her…Which is never give up no matter the situation….Good voice …Keep flying up higher

  92. Adetoyosi Adewakun Daniels

    Adetoyosi Adewakun Daniels

    June 15, 2017 at 5:59 pm

    My heart goes out to you sister ,it is well with your soul

  93. Babalola Taiwo

    Babalola Taiwo

    June 15, 2017 at 7:07 pm

    She is still have many things to do in life praise hi the Lord.

  94. Grace Ojoma

    Grace Ojoma

    June 16, 2017 at 6:14 am

    God is wonderful, girl u A Star, thank God for keeping you

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