Jackie Evancho to Duet with Older Lookalike Katherine Jenkins
Jackie Evancho, the 10-year old star of "America's Got Talent" is reportedly prepared to duet with an older version of herself. That's at least what the show's judge and Larry King replacement Piers Morgan thinks.
Evancho, who captured the runner-up position on the "AGT" show, has been called a "mini-me" version of 30-year old British singer Katherine Jenkins (by Morgan). Now the pair areconfirming rumors that they will perform a duet together at the NBC Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in Rockefeller Plaza on Tuesday, according to the New York Post.
Earlier in the week it was announced that Evancho's rendition of "OHoly Night" debuted at #2 onBillboard's U.S.200 chart. The album, Evancho's holiday-themed debut, sold more than 239,000 units in its first week, according to SYNCO/Columbia Records.
"We are all incredibly proud of Jackie," said Mike and Lisa Evancho, Jackie's parents. "She loves to sing and is incredibly happy to be able to share hergift with the world." Evancho was bestedbysinger Susan Boyle's "The Gift." Boyle also got her start on a reality singing competition.
Rihanna (#3), Josh Groban (#4), and Kid Rock (#5) rounded out the top five with their new albums "Loud," "Illuminations," and "Born Free," respectively.
When will you be picking up "O Holy Night"? Have you heard Evancho sing? If so, do you prefer her voice to Susan Boyle's? Also, what are some of your favorite Christmas songs that you must listen to during this time of year? Share your thoughts with us below.