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Jackie Evancho

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Female

Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age. Between 2008 and 2010, Evancho entered several talent competitions; made singing appearances, mostly in Pennsylvania; issued an independent album, Prelude to a Dream; and attracted interest on YouTube. Evancho impressed composers Tim Janis and David Foster, each of whom included her in his concerts beginning in 2009.… Read More

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  • Child Singing Star Jackie Evancho Balances School, Career
    Reuters Canada - Jan 11, 2014
  • George Heymont: Class Acts
    Huffington Post - May 25, 2013
  • Ellen Sterling: One Night For One Drop In Las Vegas: A Ripple Felt Around The World
    Huffington Post - Mar 29, 2013
  • Update: Romney Addresses Medicare At Sarasota Campaign Stop
    Bradenton Patch - Sep 20, 2012

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

2000 Birth Born on April 9, 2000.
Between 2008 and 2010, Evancho entered several talent competitions; made singing appearances, mostly in Pennsylvania (including singing the US national anthem at a Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game); issued an independent album, Prelude to a Dream; and attracted interest on YouTube. … Read More
In January 2009, Evancho competed in Las Vegas in the 15th annual U.S.A. World Showcase Talent Competition, where she also finished in second place.
With the 2010 holiday release of her O Holy Night EP, Evancho became the best-selling debut artist of 2010, the youngest top-10 debut artist in US history and the youngest solo artist ever to go platinum in the US.

TEENAGE

In January 2011, she performed Nella Fantasia at the Beverly Hills Chefs for Seals event in support of efforts to end the annual Canadian seal hunt. … Read More
In 2012, she continued her US tour to promote the album, together with tenor Josh Page, who sang a duet of "The Prayer" with her and performed two solos to break up Evancho's sets. … Read More
2013 13 Years Old Billboard ranked Evancho the No. 5 Classical Albums Artist of 2013, even though she did not release any new albums during the year.
2014 to present Evancho was the performer for Susan G. Komen's Perfect Pink Party in Palm Beach, Florida, in January 2014, to benefit breast cancer research. … Read More
Robin Leach wrote of Evancho's January 2015 concert in Las Vegas: "She’s still got the voice of an angel. … Read More
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