From 'America's Got Talent' to America's biggest stage.
Come January, 16-year-old Jackie Evancho has some big shoes to fill.
The classical crossover singer follows in the footsteps of diva legends Aretha Franklin and Beyoncé — who performed at the 2009 and 2013 inauguration ceremonies, respectively — as a performer at the 2017 inauguration celebration. On Wednesday morning, the Trump team made the announcement that the Pittsburgh-native will duet with Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli at the ceremony on Jan. 20.
Here, everything to know about the talented blonde — who did not publicly support either candidate during the election cycle — that will be serenading the country. (First things first, it's pronounced Ee-van-koh.)