‘AGT’ Violinist Tyler Butler-Figueroa Announces First Original Single
Reading Time: 2 minutes
America’s Got Talent violinist Tyler Butler-Figueroa has announced that he’s releasing his first original single this week. The new song is called “No Sleep,” and Tyler has been teasing it for fans on social media.
Tyler Butler-Figueroa Announces First Original Single
Tyler was just 11 years old when he auditioned for Season 14 of AGT. Now he’s 16 years old, and he’s ready to share his original music with the world. The musician’s first single will be available this Friday, October 6.
Recently Tyler took to his social media accounts to share the news, giving fans a quick taste of “No Sleep” on the violin. Fans on Instagram shared their excitement for the new song, with some commenting on how much Tyler has grown since his time on the show.
Tyler also posted a cute video in which he plays the song for his younger brother, who is jumping on a trampoline outside. When he hears the track, his brother says, “This song is fire.”
Just last week, Tyler celebrated his 16th birthday. In a video, he thanked his family and fans for their support on his journey as a musician. He also reminded his followers to check out “No Sleep” when it’s released this week.
Tyler Earned Simon Cowell’s Golden Buzzer
Tyler auditioned for Season 14 of AGT, sharing that he started playing the violin because he was being bullied in school. He was diagnosed with leukemia at age 4, but he told the judges that he had been in remission for almost four years.
For his audition, Tyler performed “Stronger” by Kelly Clarkson his violin. Simon Cowell called him “an extraordinary young man” with “such an amazing talent.” He was inspired to press the Golden Buzzer to send Tyler straight to the live shows.
Tyler ended up making it all the way to the Season 14 Finals. He later returned to compete in the second season of AGT: The Champions, finishing the competition in third place.