America’s Got Talent’s Jackie Evancho to sing national anthem at Trump inauguration

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“America’s Got Talent” star Jackie Evancho will sing the national anthem at Donald Trump‘s inauguration on Jan. 20.

The 16-year-old Evancho said Wednesday on NBC’s “Today,” ”I’m so excited. It’s going to be awesome.”

Trump’s communications director for the inaugural committee confirmed the booking on Twitter, calling Evancho “an inspiration for all Americans.”

Evancho is a Pittsburgh native and a soprano who has performed in Washington before. She has performed at the Independence Day concert “A Capitol Fourth” along with the lighting of the national Christmas tree and the National Prayer Breakfast.

In 2010, she was the runner-up on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.”

Republished with permission of The Associated Press.

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