America's Got Talent Singer Jackie Evancho Will Perform at Donald Trump's Inauguration
Jackie Evancho rose to fame in 2010 when she came in second place on America's Got Talent at the age of ten
Evancho, who rose to fame in 2010 when she came in second place on America’s Got Talent at the age of ten, said she felt honored that she was asked to sing at the swearing in ceremony.
“I’m so excited. It’s going to be awesome,” she said.
It won’t be the first time the teen has performed in the presence of a commander in chief. In 2010, Evancho sang “O Holy Night” at the National Christmas Tree Lighting hosted by President Barack Obama, and in 2012, she performed for Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast.
Evancho has also met Trump before. Not long after her victory on America’s Got Talent, she met the president-elect at his Mar-a-Lago estate. A photo of the duo was posted on the young singing sensation’s Facebook page.