'Airistotle' Repeats As World Air Guitar Champion The 2017 world air guitar finals were held last week in Finland. Matt Burns, who picked "Airistotle" as his nom de rock, won again this year. He was the 2016 champion.
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'Airistotle' Repeats As World Air Guitar Champion

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'Airistotle' Repeats As World Air Guitar Champion

'Airistotle' Repeats As World Air Guitar Champion

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The 2017 world air guitar finals were held last week in Finland. Matt Burns, who picked "Airistotle" as his nom de rock, won again this year. He was the 2016 champion.

AILSA CHANG, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Ailsa Chang with an update from the 22nd Air Guitar World Championships.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "I WILL SURVIVE")

ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES: (Singing) No, no, not I. I will survive.

CHANG: Last week, we heard from reining air guitar champ Matt Burns, otherwise known as Airistotle (ph). The 27-year-old New Yorker was just in Finland to defend his title. Airistotle thrashed out a punk version of "I Will Survive." The performance earned him stellar marks. And he did more than survive. He won again. It's MORNING EDITION.

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