Michael Grimm is an American singer and winner of the fifth season of America's Got Talent. Michael auditioned in Los Angeles for the fifth season of America's Got Talent. His audition received praise from all three judges, advancing him to Vegas Week. His performance of "Try a Little Tenderness" was criticized by Piers Morgan for being way over 90 seconds and could have got him disqualified. He still advanced to the quarterfinals. His quarterfinal performance, "Tired Of Being Alone," was once again praised, and advanced to the semifinals. Earlier in the show, Sharon Osbourne commented that her husband Ozzy Osbourne is rooting for Michael. Michael performed "You Can Leave Your Hat On" during semifinals while recovering from a dehydration related illness. Despite the illness, he managed to deliver a terrific performance, that was once again praised by the judges, and he advanced to the finals. After performing "Let's Stay Together" in the Top 10, he advanced to the Top 4. He went on to win the show with a record breaking number of votes.