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Astar is Born: 8-Year-Old Angelina Jordan Sings 'Bang Bang,' Advances to Finals of ‘Norway's Got Talent’

Astar is Born: 8-Year-Old Angelina Jordan Sings 'Bang Bang,' Advances to Finals of ‘Norway's Got Talent’ >>

Angelina Jordan Astar sang "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)" on the semi-finals of 'Norway's Got Talent' on Saturday night. The judges, clearly moved by the eight-year-old’s ability to express emotions beyond her years, voted her through to the finals of the talent show, to be held next month.

Classicalite Recording News: Child Singer Amira Releases Her First Album of Opera Arias

10-Year-Old Singer Amira Willighagen of ‘Holland’s Got Talent’ Releases Debut Album of Opera Arias on Simon Cowell's Label >>

Amira Willighagen received a particularly exciting gift for her 10th birthday last week: a copy of her first album, titled simply 'Amira.' Her album includes the two Puccini arias she sang to win 'Holland's Got Talent' in December, "O Mio Babbino Caro" and "Nessun Dorma," as well as nine other songs including "Ave Maria."

How Did Child Singers Angelina Jordan, Amira Willighagen Learn to Sing Like Adults? By Studying at "YouTube University" >>

Before YouTube, it was unlikely that a nine-year-old would teach herself to sing opera, or a young Norwegian girl would learn to croon a jazz standard like Billie Holiday. But YouTube has become a repository for music of all styles and ethnicities, giving everyone an instant listening library at their fingertips. You might want to call it "YouTube University."

Angelina Jordan, Age 7, Channels Billie Holiday's "Gloomy Sunday" on 'Norway's Got Talent' Audition >>

First it was Jackie Evancho on 'America's Got Talent'...Then it was Amira on 'Holland's Got Talent'...Now 7-year-old Angelina Jordan has become the latest pint-sized prodigy to amaze the judges with her mature-sounding voice, during an audition for 'Norway's Got Talent' in which she sang a cover of Billie Holiday's "Gloomy Sunday."

BREAKING: Amira Willighagen Sings "Nessun Dorma" to Win 'Holland's Got Talent' >>

Nine-year-old singer Amira won 'Holland's Got Talent' on Saturday evening with a moving performance of Puccini's "Nessun Dorma."

WATCH: Amira Willighagen Sings 'Ave Maria,' Advances to Finals of 'Holland's Got Talent'

The New Jackie Evancho: Amira Willighagen Sings 'Ave Maria,' Advances to Finals of 'Holland's Got Talent' >>

Nine-year-old singer Amira Willighagen gave a beautiful performance of 'Ave Maria' on the semi-finals of 'Holland's Got Talent' last night, impressing the judges and winning a place in the finals of the talent show.

YouTube Phenom Amira Willighagen, Fresh Off André Rieu Performance, Will Sing Again on 'Holland's Got Talent' >>

Nine-year-old singer Amira Willighagen, whose audition for 'Holland’s Got Talent' went viral on YouTube, is scheduled to sing on the show’s semi-final round on December 21.

Amira Willighagen’s "O Mio Babbino Caro" on 'Holland's Got Talent' Invites Comparisons to Jackie Evancho >>

Amira Willighagen, age 9, sang Puccini's "O Mio Babbino Caro" during a recent audition for Holland's Got Talent. Her performance stunned the judges, who found it hard to believe that such a lovely, mature-sounding voice could come from such a small girl.

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