Grace VanderWaal has been crowned the winner in the America’s Got Talent 2016 finals. The finale results were incredible and many fans believe that it was a highly deserved win for the 12-year-old.
VanderWaal has offered her exceptional originality and creativity which captured the hearts of the judges and audiences alike. Many find it so beautiful for someone so young as VanderWaal to take the spot as the America’s Got Talent 2016 winner.
The ukulele singer, who started her journey through the competition in her yellow pants, burst into tears upon hearing her name as the winner. Host Nick Cannon asked her if it was tears of joy and she said ?Of course.?
Top 5 winners for America’s Got Talent 2016 also include:
- Fifth Place- Sal Valentinetti
- Fourth Place- Brian Justin Crum
- Third Place- Jon Dorenbos
- Second Place- The Clairvoyants
Grace VanderWaal?s Winning Performace
VanderWaal stole the show when she chose to sing an original song titled ?Clay?. She accompanied herself with a ukulele while she sang her winning piece. ?Clay? is the fourth original song she has offered to the audiences of America’s Got Talent.
Prior to her winning performance, a video montage was shown in which fans sang her song ?I Don?t Know My Name? in chorus. It only showed how huge her impact is to many fans. VanderWaal has been a fan favourite and her videos showing her performances are viral on social media.
Watch VanderWaal?s winning performance below.
Simon Cowell described VanderWaal as the next Taylor Swift. Howie Mandel, on the other hand, called her ?Amazing Grace? and appealed to the audiences to vote because VanderWaal has to win.
All the contestants have displayed stellar performances, but then only one has to be the winner. VanderWaal and her journey to becoming the youngest America’s Got Talent winner are now an inspiration to many. Her win doesn?t come as a surprise for some, but even so, the majority seems happy for the young talented girl. VanderWaal took home $1 million.