Avery Winter Biography

Avery Winter is an American pop singer. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her.

Avery Winter
Quick Facts

Birthday: January 22, 2002

Nationality: American

Famous: Pop Singers American Women

Age: 17 Years, 17 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Aquarius

Born in: Lubbock, Texas

Famous as: Pop Singer

City: Lubbock, Texas

U.S. State: Texas

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Avery Winter is an American pop singer who first shot to fame, when she performed at NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent’, Season 6 as part of the trio ‘Avery and the Calico Hearts’ She was only 9 years old when she signed up for auditioning in the pan-American singing competition. Years before turning up for the audition, Avery met the other two singers of the troika, Kassidy King and Brooklyn Elbert, at Cactus Theater in Lubbock, Texas. Following their acquaintance, the three kids who were less than 5 years old, teamed up to form the Avery and the Calico Hearts group. They performed routinely as a team not only at Cactus Theater but also all over West Texas in front of audiences that more often than not comprised of nearly 80,000 spectators. Though the youngsters promised to stick together as a singing group, they disbanded six years later as Avery and her family shifted to Dallas from Lubbock. Kassidy and Brooklyn continued to belt out performances as a twosome. Avery Winter now performs as a soloist, focusing largely on country numbers, the most popular being a cover of “Mamma Knows Best” by Jessie J.

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Avery Winter
Early Life
  • Avery Winter was born and brought up in Lubbock, the county seat of Lubbock County in Texas. She displayed an innate penchant for singing when she was hardly 4 years old. Her career as a singer started at the Cactus Theater in Lubbock in 2006 when she was too young to attend even kindergarten classes.
  • Avery took singing lessons at the theater before performing onstage in front of a live audience. She also practiced yodeling and by the time she was six, she had become a skilled yodeler.
  • It was while performing at the Cactus Theater that she befriended two other kids, Brooklyn Elbert and Kassidy King who too were good singers. The three youngsters joined forces, forming a group, ‘Avery and the Calico Hearts’, and took to performing on a regular basis at Cactus and across West Texas.
  • The kids got on well with each other, hanging out together during their spare time and going on shopping trips. They expressed a desire to leave on a global musical tour and have a rendezvous with the Canadian singer, Justin Bieber.
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Rise to Fame
  • Avery and the Calico Hearts turned up for auditioning at the NBC studios for the 610th episode of ‘America’s Got Talent’ in 2011. The trio was told to perform “Baby” by Justin Bieber in concert. Piers Morgan, one of the celebrity panelists on the show voted “No” while both Howie Mandel and Sharon Osborne voted “yes”.
  • The “yes” votes of Sharon Osborne and Howie Mandel sent the group to the subsequent round that was held at Las Vegas. All acts voted to perform in the Vegas Round were classified into three distinct groups. Avery’s group categorized under ‘Standby Acts’ section was put in the ‘Kid Acts’ grouping.
  • Avery and the Calico Hearts were asked to sing a cover of “It’s Your Thing” in Episode 612. Their unusually stellar performance enabled them to sail through to the quarterfinals of Season 6 of ‘America’s Got Talent’ that was staged in Hollywood from July 12-August 17, 2011.
  • In the quarterfinals, the trio sang, “I Wish” but their rendition failed to garner sufficient votes to qualify for any of the top five acts eligible to move on to the semifinals. Thus, Avery and the Calico Hearts were eliminated from the singing competition in the 620th episode of America’s Got Talent.
  • Sharon Osborne gave a lifeline to the group by voting in their favor for the ‘Wild Card’ round. It was the 623rd episode and the team was required to cover Taio Cruz’s “Dynamite”. However their performance received a thumbs down from Piers Morgan which put paid to their hopes of progressing to the next round.
  • Following their ouster from the Wild Card show, Avery and the Calico Hearts bowed out of Season 6 of America’s Got Talent for good. In January 2012, Avery, Brooklyn, and Kassidy performed together at ‘The Maury’s Mini Idols Show’ for the last time as they split soon after.
  • Avery’s relocation to Dallas with her parents led to disbandment of the group but Brooklyn and Kassidy continue to perform as a duo.
Personal Life
  • Avery Winter was born on 22 January 2002, in Lubbock, Texas. She took to singing at age of four and according to her LinkedIn profile, she has performed live 600 times from 2009-2014. Her career as a singer took off at Cactus Theater in Lubbock where she was a member of the Cactus Itty Bittys band.
  • Presently, she performs as a soloist belting out country tracks and uploads her recordings on her YouTube channel.

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- January 05, 2018

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