Neal E. Boyd

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Neal Evans Boyd (November 18, 1975 – June 10, 2018) was an American pop opera singer and television contestant. He was best known as being the winner of the third season of America's Got Talent. He was born in Missouri.

Boyd signed to Decca Records and released his debut album, My American Dream, on June 23, 2009, the day of the fourth season premiere of America's Got Talent. It debuted at #195 on the Billboard 200 and #3 on the Top Classical Albums Chart.

Boyd was a Republican.[1] He ran for a seat in the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012 and in 2014, but lost in the election.[2]

Boyd died at the age of 42 on June 10, 2018, of heart and kidney failure in Sikeston, Missouri.[3][4][5]

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  1. ""Singer Neal E. Boyd to run for Missouri House seat" (September 13, 2011) Southeast Missourian". Archived from the original on January 21, 2015. Retrieved June 12, 2018.
  2. America's Got Talent' winner Neal E Boyd to run for Missouri legislature" (Sep. 14, 2011) Digital Spy
  3. Hipes, Patrick (June 11, 2018). "Neal E. Boyd Dies: Former "America's Got Talent" Winner Was 42". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 11, 2018.
  4. "Remembering Neal E. Boyd". WPSD Local 6 - Your News, Weather, & Sports Authority. 11 June 2018. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  5. "Neal E. Boyd, America's Got Talent winner, Sikeston native passes away at 42". Archived from the original on 2018-06-12. Retrieved 2018-06-12.

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