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Grace VanderWaal Covered Katy Perry’s “I Kissed a Girl” and It’s Like, “Whoa”

Grace VanderWaal sang her way into America’s heart while auditioning for “America’s Got Talent” with a touching original song called “I Don’t Know My Name.” After the impressive performance, judge Simon Cowell called the 12-year-old talent “the next Taylor Swift,” and we totally agree. Not only does Grace have a stunning, unique voice, undeniable musical … Read more

Grace VanderWaal’s Cover of Ed Sheeran’s “The A-Team” Has Us Like, “Whoa”

In 2004, Ed Sheeran began recording music. And, whether you know it or not, the British singer-songwriter appeared on collaborate tracks with singers like Cee Lo Green, Passenger and Leddra Chapman — but it wasn’t until his 2011 “The A-Team” that Ed saw major success. After the release of that song, which is credited as … Read more

Grace VanderWaal Releases Incredibly Moving Lyric Video for “Gossip Girl”

“America’s Got Talent” winner Grace VanderWaal has dropped a lyric video for her new Perfectly Imperfect track “Gossip Girl” — and it’s incredibly touching Starring a cracked music box full of handwritten notes, the video flawlessly portrays Grace’s youthfulness, creativity and maturity. With its pertinent lyrics and heartfelt message, the song itself holds a valuable … Read more

Grace VanderWaal Brought to Tears During Touching Performance at iHeart Radio’s Jingle Ball

“America’s Got Talent” winner Grace VanderWaal had the coolest moment during this year’s iHeart Radio Jingle Ball. While performing her famous “I Don’t Know My Name,” the audience started singing the words back to her. The 12-year-old singer was so overwhelmed by the moment that she got a little choked up and, understandably, freaked out. … Read more

Grace VanderWaal Gives Fun Performance of “Frosty the Snowman” on “America’s Got Talent Holiday Spectacular”

In celebration of the Christmas season, “America’s Got Talent” has rounded up some of their (and our) favorite acts from the past 10 years for their first ever “America’s Got Talent Holiday Spectacular.” Of course, at the top of the list was season 12 winner Grace VanderWaal. For her holiday-inspired performance, the 12-year-old prodigy pulled … Read more

Grace VanderWaal and Shawn Mendes Release “Treat You Better” Duet

“America’s Got Talent” winner Grace VanderWaal and pop icon Shawn Mendes have teamed up for a harmony-heavy cover of Shawn’s smash hit “Treat You Better” — and it’s awesome. Throughout the cover, the two take turns singing the verses and harmonizing the chorus, all while recording it selfie-style on their phones. It’s fun, unexpected and, … Read more

“AGT” Winner Grace VanderWaal Has Officially Released Her Debut EP ‘Perfectly Imperfect’ and It’s Like, Really Good

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, 12-year-old singer-songwriter and ukeleleist Grace VanderWaal is one of the most talented youngsters to ever hit the music scene. Ever since being introduced to her during season 11 of “America’s Got Talent,” I’ve been eagerly awaiting a debut album from the singer — and it’s finally … Read more

“AGT” Winner Grace VanderWaal Releases Lyric Video for “I Don’t Know My Name”

Ever since being introduced to Grace VanderWaal during season 11 of “America’s Got Talent,” I’ve been eagerly awaiting a debut album from talented youngster — and it’s finally almost here. Entitled, Perfectly Imperfect, the 12-year-old singer-songwriter’s debut EP will feature five songs, all penned by Grace herself. Watch her teaser video below. In anticipation and … Read more

“AGT” Winner Grace VanderWaal Gives Flawless Performance of “Riptide” and “Light the Sky” During New York Knicks Halftime Show

Since winning “America’s Got Talent,” 12-year-old Grace VanderWaal has been busy recording music for her new album, making music videos, performing at her show in Las Vegas and taking care of her new pug, Frankenstein — he’s adorable. But recently, the young singer-songwriter and ukeleleist took a little break from the day-to-day to perform Vance … Read more

Grace VanderWaal Makes Jimmy Fallon Feel “So Old” During Hilarious Round of Singing Chubby Bunny

Singer-songwriter Grace VanderWaal may have become famous for her singing chops during her time on “America’s Got Talent,” but while visiting the set of “The Tonight Show,” the 12-year-old’s aptitude for music was tested in a very unique way. During her time on the show, the newly signed Colombia Records artist was challenged by host … Read more

Grace VanderWaal Explains What Simon Cowell Meant When He Called Her the “Next Taylor Swift,” Performs “I Don’t Know My Name”

When Grace VanderWaal auditioned for “America’s Got Talent,” judge and music mogul Simon Cowell paid the 12-year-old singer, songwriter and ukeleleist the biggest compliment by calling her the “next Taylor Swift.” Since that comment was made, there’s been a lot of speculation about what Simon actually meant by that — was it looks, songwriting ability, … Read more

Taylor Swift Sent “America’s Got Talent” Winner Grace VanderWaal the Sweetest Gift (and She Totally Freaked Out)

When she auditioned for “America’s Got Talent” this past June, 12-year-old singer and ukeleleist Grace VanderWaal was labeled “the next Taylor Swift” by judge and music mogul Simon Cowell — the compliment of a lifetime? We think yes. Well, after being named the season 11 winner of “AGT,” Grace received a congratulatory gift in the … Read more