You've never heard anyone like Jackie Evancho. This 10-year old sings like an opera veteran. It all started when she saw Phantom of the...

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Oprah Winfrey concludes 25 years of her talk show tomorrow.

But a slew of huge names gathered in Chicago last week to tape a farewell to this television goddess. For a special that aired yesterday afternoon, Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Madonna, Halle Berry and Will Smith, among others, saluted Oprah inside the United Center.

The event also featured a couple touching musical performances: from Beyonce - who sang "Run the World (Girls)" and told Oprah "your persuasion can build a nation" - to Jackie Evancho, the 10-year old sensation from last summer's America's Got Talent.

Watch both below, and try not to get too choked up over the end of Oprah...

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Jackie Evancho has already set a record for debut album sales in 2010.

But this young sensation isn't through just yet!

The 10-year old Britain's Got Talent finalist has also released her first-ever music video, this one for the classic Christmas single "Silent Night." Speaking on her first album in general, Jackie recently said:

“It was a short, but amazing experience. It was a lot of fun working with Marius DeVries. He’s a good producer and CD maker who taught me you have to work very hard to reach your goal.”

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From America's Got Talent to America's got a burgeoning superstar on its hands...

Jackie Evancho, the 10-year sensation who mesmerized television viewers this summer with her operatic voice, has set a Billboard record with the release of the album "O Holy Night." It sold 239,000 copies in its first-week of release, ranked number-two on the Billboard 200 chart and made Evnacho the top-selling debut artist of 2010.

"Jackie Evancho is one of the purest and finest vocalists I've ever heard, and the initial response to her debut release has been phenomenal," said Steve Barnett, Chairman of Columbia Records.

See what all the buzz is about for yourself. Watch Jackie sing the title single off her CD at a recent Pittsburgh Christmas parade. The video is posted below.

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Sorry, Prince Poppycock. No offense, Michael Grimm. You really are very good, Fighting Gravity.

But last night's America's Got Talent performance show should have proved that Jackie Evancho deserves to the next champion of this reality competition.

The young artist - who describes herself as a "classical crossover singer" and says she could do pop songs, too - put on another incredible performance. We don't understand the words, but we know a once-in-a-generation-talent when we see it. Watch now:

Should Evancho walk away with the title?

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One is nine, the other is 10.

One is the daughter of a superstar, the other a reality show stalwart.

Willow at Premiere

Indeed, a pair of young singing sensation took the nation by storm this week, as Willow Smith debuted a single and Jackie Evancho advanced to the finals on America's Got Talent.

Listen to the former HERE and the latter HERE and then vote in the poll below...

Who has the brighter career ahead of her?

 

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