American Woman Shines on 'Arabs Got Talent'

Jennifer Grout impresses judges of popular Arab TV show by singing in a language she barely understands.
3:00 | 11/29/13

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Now, to the american woman stealing the show in the middle east version of "america's got talent." Her name is jennifer grout. She's from massachusetts. She got to the finals of "arab's got talent." Rob nelson is on the story. Reporter: She is the one of the arab world's hottest shows. Wauing judges and audiences, singing in a language she barely knows. I speak a bit of moroccan dialect since I've lived here for a while. Reporter:23-year-old jennifer grout, who told us via skype from a coffee shop in morocco, that the reaction was mixed at first. When I first started playing, I heard a murmur of laughter throughout the audience. But 30 seconds into it, it changed to appreciation. And it changed to cheering. Reporter: It was a teacher's friend who con for instanced jennifer to try out for the competition. Singing one of the most recognizable songs in the arab world. My friend contacted me and told me, it might be a great idea for you to audition for this show. Reporter: She comes from a family of classically-trained musicians and has been singing since she was 5 years old. It's actually normal for me, as a classically-trained singer, to sing in languages that i don't speak fluently. Reporter: The competition is similar to the american version of the show, with different performers laying it all out for the judges. There's so many talented, wonderful people on "arab's got talent." It's such a diverse community. Reporter: And her message for all of us back home. If you want to do something from your heart, you should go ahead and try to do it. Reporter: For "good morning america," rob nelson, abc news, new york.

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