Who is Jackie Evancho? 5 Fast Facts About the Inauguration Day Singer!

Who is Jackie Evancho? 5 Fast Facts About the Inauguration Day Singer!

Jackie Evancho is one of the performers set to take the stage at Donald Trump‘s inauguration today.

The 16-year-old singer is set to sing the U.S. national anthem.

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“I am feeling nervous, but I’m very excited and I can’t wait to just get it done and live in the moment,” Jackie told USA Today. “I’ve been practicing every other day, even standing outside and practicing because it’s going to be freezing that day.”

Learn more about Jackie with these 5 quick facts:

1. Jackie took second place in the fifth season of America’s Got Talent at just 10 years old.

2. She’s originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

3. She’s put out an EP and six albums so far.

4. She has performed on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, and The View, in addition to NBC’s Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting special and Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade.

5. Jackie has worked extensively with famed composer David Foster, who produced some of her albums. She sang in the “David Foster & Friends” concert in 2009.

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