AMERICA'S GOT TALENT -- "Live Finale" Episode: 1122 -- Pictured: Grace VanderWaal -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Grace VanderWaal Wins America’s Got Talent!

12-year-old Grace VanderWaal is crowned the winner of the eleventh season of America’s Got Talent!

Grace first won over the hearts of America when she performed her original song “I Don’t Know My Name” for her auditions. She surprised the judges with her creativity and originality. Simon compared her songwriting skills to Taylor Swift, while Howie Mandel used his golden buzzer for her!

Grace continued to perform her own original songs throughout the competition, including songs “Light The Sky” and “Clay.”

The final results came on September 14, with the final five being Grace VanderWaal, Sal Valentinetti, Brian Justin Crum, The Clairvoyants, and Jon Dorenbos!

Host Nick Cannon revealed that Sal Valentinetti came in fifth, Brian Justin Crum in fourth, Jon Dorenbos in third, and The Clairvoyants, came in second place.

Since Grace gathered the most votes across America, she will win 1 MILLION dollars and a headlining show in Las Vegas!

Congratulations to Grace VanderWaal on being the winner of America’s Got Talent!

Watch Grace VanderWaal Perform Her Final Performance!


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Cover Photo Credits: Trae Patton/NBC

Written by Michele Mendez

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