Talent show worlds collided this week when AGT winner Darci Lynne Farmer appeared on The Kelly Clarkson Show. She performed her iconic ventriloquism act for the Voice coach and American Idol winner.
Darci won Season 12 of America’s Got Talent when she was just 12 years old. Not only is she a talented ventriloquist, but she’s also an amazing singer. Not to mention her puppets are adorable.
Darci, now 15, appeared on The Kelly Clarkson Show with her mouse friend Oscar. Before their performance, Kelly noticed that Oscar was shaking, as Darci explained that he gets nervous around girls.
Oscar went on to deliver an incredible performance of “Something’s Got a Hold on Me” by Etta James — with plenty of help from Darci, of course. It’s amazing to watch her sing so well without moving her mouth.
Kelly and her guest host Hoda Kotb were blown away by the performance. Kelly stood gaping at Darci afterward. “That was truly amazing,” she told her. “We literally were going, ‘What?!’ That is so great!”
With her AGT win, Darci received a million-dollar prize and a headlining show in Las Vegas. Since then, she’s had her own Christmas special on NBC, and gone on two tours.
Last year, Darci competed on the first season of AGT: The Champions. After being eliminated, she returned to the show as a wild card and ended up finishing in second place to Season 13 winner Shin Lim.
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