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'AGT: The Champions' Winner Shin Lim Almost Said No To Being On The Show

'AGT: The Champions' Winner Shin Lim Almost Said No To Being On The Show

America’s Got Talent: The Champions just crowned Shin Lim as the world champion last night!

The 27-year-old card magician took home the World Champion title, beating out nine other amazing acts, including singer Angelica Hale, Darci Lynne Farmer, comic Preacher Lawson and sand artist Kseniya Simonova.

After the show, Shin spoke to People about how he actually declined the first time the show asked him to be part of the all-star season.

“I’m glad I didn’t and decided to go for it,” Shin shared. “I initially turned Champions down because I wanted to do new stuff, I didn’t want to do repeat acts. But I decided to do it and see what happens.”

He adds, “I thought, ‘When am I going to have a chance to do this? All the winners compete against each other, this is such a rare opportunity.’ To be part of it is an honor.”

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Jackie Evancho Gives Fans Sneak Peek at New Album on 'AGT: The Champions' - Watch!

Jackie Evancho steals the spotlight in a gorgeous blue gown on the America’s Got Talent: The Champions grand finale.

The 18-year-old singer performed her rendition of “Somewhere”, from her new album, The Debut.

“I think they [the fans] can really expect to hear more authenticity in terms of what I have to say in my art,” Jackie told Billboard about the new record which is filled with Broadway covers.

She added, “When I was younger and would work with producers and make albums, I would put my two cents in and then whoever was producing the album could decide if they really wanted to listen. Now that I’m 18 and am owning my own career, I think they really do pay attention to what I say more. What I say goes, and I think that’s awesome.”

Jackie also opened up about the tracks on the album: “For me, it was really kind of just taking a look at all of these new, amazing Broadway shows that everybody loves and finding which parts of the shows — which characters from the shows — really resonated with me.”

The Debut will be released April 12th.

Darci Lynne's Puppet Edna Gets a Kiss From Someone Special on 'AGT: The Champions' Grand Finale - Watch!

Darci Lynne's Puppet Edna Gets a Kiss From Someone Special on 'AGT: The Champions' Grand Finale - Watch!

Darci Lynne Farmer‘s performance on the America’s Got Talent: The Champions grand finale was so amazing!

The 14-year-old ventriloquist gave fan fave puppet Petunia the night off, so Edna accompanied her to the grand finale for her performance.

There, the two performed along with Rowlf the dog (you know him from The Muppets!) for a cool act that you have to see – Edna even got a kiss from Simon Cowell!

Ultimately, Darci Lynne didn’t win the competition, but she’s definitely okay with that.

“Coming back for the #AGTFinale with all my friends and fam was a dream come true!!” she wrote on social media afterwards. “Thank you to everyone who tuned in and watched! I had such an incredible time performing and being back on the @AGT stage! 🎉❤️.”

Watch the act below!

Who Won America's Got Talent: The Champions? Find Out Here!

Who Won America's Got Talent: The Champions? Find Out Here!

We are so excited to see who won the first ever America’s Got Talent: The Champions!

10 finalists and alumni from around the world were chosen over five weeks of competition for the final, along with two wildcard acts picked by the judges.

Singers Angelica Hale, Susan Boyle, Brian Justin Crum, Kechi, Paul Potts, and Cristina Ramos; magicians Jon Dorenbos and Shin Lim, comedian Preacher Lawson, sand artist Kseniya Simonova, ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer and danger act Deadly Games were all up for the coveted title.

All the acts performed last week and the Superfans just voted for the first ever WORLD CHAMPION!

Who was your fave to win? Did they win the show?

Click inside to see who won America’s Got Talent Champions…

Shin Lim, magician

Darci Lynne Farmer came in 2nd; sand artist Kseniya Simonova in 3rd; Cristina Ramos was in 4th place; and Preacher Lawson in 5th place.

Who Do You Think Will Win 'AGT: The Champions'?

Who Do You Think Will Win 'AGT: The Champions'?