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Eduardo Antonio Trevino: 5 Things To Know About the 11-Year-Old Mariachi Sensation on ‘AGT’

Eduardo Antonio Trevino dazzled the 'AGT' judges in the final round of auditions, and now the mariachi singer is back for the qualifiers.

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  • Eduardo auditioned in the Aug. 8 episode.
  • Eduardo is from Texas.
  • Eduardo is a mariachi singer.

America’s Got Talent‘s final 11 acts of the qualifiers will be performing for America’s vote during the Sept. 19 episode. Eduardo Antonio Trevino is among the contestants who will take the stage and attempt to make it to the season 18 finale. At just 11 years old, Eduardo has become a notable mariachi singer. He showcased his powerful and unforgettable voice during his AGT audition, which has been watched over 2 million times.

America’s Got Talent has become the ultimate breakout moment for Eduardo. Scroll down to learn more about this singing sensation as the season continues.

Eduardo Started His Mariachi Journey at 2 Years Old.

In a March 2023 interview, Eduardo’s father revealed the moment Eduardo was first introduced to mariachi, which is traditional Mexican music. A mariachi band had come to their house to perform, and Eduardo started playing the guitar alongside them. “That’s where we understood that he had a gift for music,” his dad told Localish. In the same interview, Eduardo declared that he really wants to “become a mariachi singer when I grow up.”

Eduardo Made His TV Debut on The Jennifer Hudson Show.

Eduardo performed for Cinco de Mayo during the May 5 edition of Jennifer Hudson’s talk show. A very excited Eduardo said that it was the “first time” he had ever performed on national TV. The 10-year-old admitted that one of his friends actually thinks he’s a rapper and not a mariachi singer. Jennifer gifted the singer with a brand-new guitar at the end of their interview.

Eduardo Has Already Won a Coveted Mariachi Award.

The youngster came in first place in the elementary/middle school category at the 28th Annual Mariachi Extravaganza, which took place in January 2023 in San Antonio. Eduardo had been invited to the competition, which his family deemed the “Super Bowl of mariachi contests.” He received a $250 grant.

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Eduardo Antonio Trevino during his ‘AGT’ audition. (NBC)

Eduardo Is From Texas.

Eduardo was born and raised in Humble, Texas. The 10-year-old recently performed the national anthem at the Houston Astros game in July 2023.

Eduardo’s “Idol” Is Marita Garza.

Eduardo revealed in his Localish interview that he really became interested in mariachi when he went to see Marita Garza, whom he calls one of his “idols,” perform. “She’s a Catholic minister. She goes around spreading the word of God with her music,” Eduardo said. “She really inspired me to go on and perform myself.”