Jane “Nightbirde” Marczewski left “America’s Got Talent” judges and the audience in awe of her singing abilities. However, her background story, which includes her husband leaving her, is inspiring.
Jane “Nightbirde” Marczewski came into the limelight when she wowed “America’s Got Talent (AGT)” judges as she took to the stage on June 8, 2021, to sing her original song, “It’s Okay,” for her audition.
The then-30-year-old woman’s heart-wrenching performance received a standing ovation from the audience and the judges! Except for one, all the judges shared how her song moved them.
Jane “Nightbirde” Marczewski on season 16 of “America’s Got Talent” on April 11, 2021. | Source: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Images
Judge Simon Cowell shared the same sentiments with his co-stars but had the room frozen when he revealed he wouldn’t give the singer a yes. Instead, he gave her something more – the Golden Buzzer!
Off-stage, Marczewski confessed to the cameras that she’d been given only a two percent chance of survival, but the singer thought that was better than a zero percent chance and wished people knew how amazing that was. She also left the judges and audiences with a moving quote, stating:
“You can’t wait until life isn’t hard anymore before you decide to be happy.”
NIGHTBIRDE BECAME A 2-TIME CANCER SURVIVOR AFTER BEING GIVEN JUST 6 MONTHS TO LIVE
The first time the Zanesville, Ohio native was diagnosed with cancer was in September 2017. Doctors informed her that she only had six months to live as she battled her 3rd stage breast cancer.
When she was declared cancer-free the following year, things seemed to be going well for Marczewski. However, that wasn’t the end of her battle because she was diagnosed with terminal cancer on New Year’s Eve in 2019.
Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, Terry Crews, Sofia Vergara, and Simon Cowell on “America’s Got Talent” auditions on March 02, 2020. | Source: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Images
The singer was given three to six months to live this time around. Marczewski revealed in a blog post that she was diagnosed with tumors throughout her liver, lungs, ribs, lymph…