American Woman Wows 'Arabs Got Talent,' Moves into Finals


Back in the United States, Grout's parents said they had crowded around the computer screen to watch her appearances live online.

Their daughter's journey from Mozart to Morocco has been a surreal experience, Montgomery-Grout and Daryl Grout, who both work in information technology and now live in Raleigh, N.C., told ABC News.

"She sings from the heart," Montgomery-Grout said. "She loves the Arab music. She loves the rhythm, she loves the scales, the intonation. It's just incredible to hear it."

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