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Michael Ketterer of Emerging worship collective Influence Music
is slated to make his national TV debut as a singer-songwriter on this weeks episode of America's Got Talent airing at 8PM EST on NBC. Michael Ketterer and his family are truly emblematic of the message of adoption. The Ketterer family consists of Michael, his wife Ivey and their 6 children, 5 of whom are adopted from foster care. The show will be highlighting his journey as an artist and father of 5 foster children, all of whom suffered major trauma up until the Kettterer's welcomed them into their home.
Ketterer's story is already reaching the masses through his new song with Influence Music
" which released on May 25th off their debut album Touching Heaven. The collective produced a corresponding music-video documentary, which creatively weaves together live performance footage of Ketterer singing the song and beautiful scenes with his family. The transformative message of adoption has already caught the attention of major platforms such as Spotify who released an exclusive vertical version of the music-video documentary and placed it on their "Top Christian" playlist which has nearly 900,000 listeners. On Facebook, the Kingdom video has already garnered over 300,000 views.
Influence Music's Michael Ketterer says about this experience, "This has been an amazing journey, a journey where I've learned so much about myself and the heart of the father and who he really is. Adoption is truly at the center of the gospel." Though it is not public knowledge how far he gets on AGT…it is confirmed that he will have significant amounts of airtime on Episode 2, airing tomorrow evening. His heart wrenching story, charisma and incredible voice has made him a judge and fan favorite.