Jackie Evancho Biography
(American Classical Crossover Singer Known for Her Albums: ‘O Holy Night’ and ‘Dream with Me’)
Birthday: April 9, 2000 (Aries)
Born In: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Jackie Evancho is an American classical crossover singer who gained a nationwide fame very early in her life. Born and brought up in Pennsylvania, she started her musical career at the age of 9 when she emerged as the first runner up in the talent hunt show ‘Hitman Talent Hunt Contest.’ In November 2009, Jackie released her debut album as an independent artist named ‘Prelude to a Dream,’ in which she sang covers for many classic songs. She gained a steady fan following via YouTube and participated in the fifth season of ‘America’s Got Talent’ where she ended up as the first runner up. Columbia records signed her on and she released her debut studio album in 2010 titled ‘O Holy Night.’ The album was a major critical and commercial success and Jackie kept the successful momentum with her subsequent six albums as well. Even before she turned 18, she was one of the most recognizable faces in the American classical singing. Three of her albums have debuted on the top of Billboard 200 charts. In 2017, she was invited to sing the American national anthem during the presidential inauguration for Donald Trump.