Fil-Am among ‘AGT’s’ little superstars

/ 12:30 AM January 28, 2018

Angelica Hale

“America’s Got Talent,” now on its 12th season, has a number of exciting young contestants:

Angelica Hale. At the age of 4, singer Angelica Hale contracted a strep infection that affected multiple organs, requiring her to undergo several surgeries, as well as a kidney transplant.


Now 10, the Filipino-American from Atlanta, Georgia, spreads cheerfulness and pursues her singing career.

Merrick Hanna. Hailing from Encinitas, California, 12-year-old Merrick Hanna picked up his passion for dancing from his grandmother, and loves dancing to hip-hop.


Darci Lynne. The 13-year-old girl from Oklahoma City discovered her passion for ventriloquism when she saw a performance at a church event.

Artyon & Paige. Ten-year-old Artyon Celestine and 9-year-old Paige Glenn first became a pair at a dance class in Murrieta, California. The dance partners perform to country’s most popular tunes.

Evie Clair. When her father was diagnosed with stage-four colon cancer, 14-year-old Evie Clair Abplanalp of Arizona would visit his room and sing, so he can find comfort and strength from his daughter.

“America’s Got Talent” airs every Sunday, 9 p.m. on Blue Ant Entertainment.

Darci Lynne

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