“I think that it doesn’t matter if I travel all over the place. I’ll always be a normal teenager on the inside. It always depends on how you act yourself, not what happens to you. That’s my view of it all.”
“That’s really all I want, to be able to change the world with my voice.”
“My family still treats me like they did when I was 7 or 6.”
Jackie Evancho (born Jacqueline Marie “Jackie” Evancho, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on April 9, 2000) is an American and classical singer who came in second place on season five of America’s Got Talent in 2010. In December of 2010, she released O Holy Night EP, and it quickly blew up. She became the youngest top-10 debut artist in U.S. history, the best-selling debut artist of 2010, and the youngest solo artist ever to go platinum! She later performed in Washington, D.C. for President Obama. In 2011, she released her first full-length album, Dream With Me. Since, she has released two more albums, and her fourth, Awakening, will be released in September 2014.
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Jackie Evancho is best known for coming in second place on season five of America’s Got Talent.
Jackie Evancho has two brothers and a sister and grew up with her parents in a Catholic home in Pittsburgh.