Hitting the right note: Ndlovu Youth Choir are in the finals of America's Got Talent!

Cape Town - Ndlovu Youth Choir have made it into the finals of America's Got Talent!

The group performed a powerful and localised rendition of Whitney Houston's Higher Love on Wednesday and received a standing ovation to reach the end of the reality competition.

On Thursday the results - of audience voting - were announced and at the last moment, the South African music group were "saved" by the judges' vote after teetering on the brink of elimination.

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Posting their joyous reaction on Twitter the group said: "We are through to the finals of America's Got Talent. Dreams do come true."

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America's Got Talent will return on 10 September for the second half of the semi-finals, and the following week Ndlovu Youth Choir will return for the finals.