At 13-years-old, Darci Lynne Farmer and her puppet, Petunia, won the hearts of millions which led to winning the 12th season of America's Got Talent in 2014.

In 2018, Darci Lynne & Friends Live took Darci Lynne all over the country and sold an incredible amount of tickets, packed theaters, and built an even bigger fan base.

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At 16-years-old, her résumé is quite impressive already.

  • America's Got Talent Winner (Season 12)
  • First runner-up on NBC’s America's Got Talent: The Champions.
  • Her first original TV special, “Darci Lynne: My Hometown Christmas" aired on NBC in 2019.
  • Performed on NBC’s Tree Lighting Special at Rockefeller Plaza in 2018.
  • Multiple television appearances

She's also built an impressive following on TikTok, with nearly 3 million followers and close to 50 million likes.

Darci Lynne is already a pro when it comes to radio and television appearances. Her manners, politeness, and professionalism shine bright no matter which medium she's on.

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Darci Lynne hasn't always been into ventriloquism, she had another hobby before that began. In a recent radio interview, which you can listen to below, she was in gymnastics until she decided to dedicate her free time to what would earn her worldwide recognition.

Darci Lynne also shared some advice for both kids and adults when it comes to putting all your time and effort into something you love.

Darci Lynne's "My Lips Are Sealed (Except When They're Not)" Tour stops in Rockford this weekend.

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