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‘America’s Got Talent’ opens YouTube auditions; who will be the next Jackie Evancho

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Written by : published Sunday 8th May 2011

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“America’s Got Talent” is preparing for their sixth season and is offering free tickets to audience members.   Additionally, NBC announced that YouTube auditions are now officially opened.  In the fifth season of “America’s Got Talent,” young opera star Jackie Evancho took the nation by storm when her video of “Pie Jesus” debuted.  Fans were so awestruck by Jackie’s voice that media frenzy launched and many questioned whether or not a ten-year-old child was capable of singing in such a beautiful manner.  Jackie Evancho later when to land a recording contract with Columbia and released an album, “O Holy Night.”  Contestants have until June 9, 2011 to submit their videos.


Those interested in auditioning via YouTube may upload their videos through the following means:  Through the new iPhone and Android “America’s Got Talent” Audition App, or at www.youtube.com/americasgottalent, or online at www.nbc.com/agt as well as on the official “America’s Got Talent” Facebook fan page located at www.facebook.com/nbcagt.


Vice President of Interactive, Mobile and Digital Content for FremantleMedia Enterprises Olivier Delfosse stated, “We are delighted to work with NBC’s digital marketing team and YouTube to put this ground-breaking audition experience directly in the hands of the contestants.”  He continued, speaking about Jackie Evancho’s success with the show, “Jackie’s success is a great testament to the power of social media, and proves that winning ‘America’s Got Talent’ is within anyone’s reach.”


“America’s Got Talent” returns to the air on May 31, 2011 at 9:00 pm, ET/PT and at 8:00 pm, C.



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