September 14, 2011 9:55pm PT by THR staff
'America's Got Talent' Winner: What the Viewers Are Saying (Video)
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. was named the Season 6 champ of "America's Got Talent" on Wednesday night.
The singer narrowly beat out dance troupe the Silhouettes for the viewer-voted title, which comes with a $1 million prize and the chance to headline his own Las Vegas show. [Watch the winning moment below.]
Viewer reaction was mostly positive to the news, as several took to Twitter to share their opinions. Among those pleased with the outcome:
LANDAU EUGENE MURPHY JR WON AMERICA'S GOT TALENT! MY LIFE IS COMPLETE! :DDDDDD I KNEW IT FROM THE START! <333
.SOOOOO HAPPY LANDAUL WON AMERICA'S GOT TALENT TONIGHT !!
LANDAU .E. MURPHY JR WON AMERICA'S GOT TALENT SO HAPPY FOR HIM!!
Congrats to Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. for #winning this season of Official #America's Got Talent Page I am really proud of you.
This Black Dude Won America"s Got Talent, My Momma Screamin And S---.
OMG!!! Guy from my hometown JUST WON AMERICA'S GOT TALENT!!!! :) Awwww, the sweetest. So deserved!
AMERICA'S GOT TALENT WINNER! OMG OMG OMG
THAT BLACK MAN WON AMERICA'S GOT TALENT, HE A REAL G
Still, there were some unhappy with the vote, including:
I'm not blown away by the Sinatra guy on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT. I love "My Way" and all but I don't see him as a clear Vegas moneymaker.
WHY DO SINGERS WIN AMERICA'S GOT TALENT? I DON'T UNDERSTAND! srsly.... i don't get it
The show AMERICA'S GOT TALENT proves the opposite of what it states. Discuss.