OKC Singer Ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer Featured in ‘America’s Got Talent’ 15th Anniversary Special


Ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer’s thrilling 2017 debut on Oklahoma City’s “America’s Got Talent” premiered Tuesday as the hit NBC series celebrated its 15th anniversary.

The reality show tallied up its top 15 viral moments during Tuesday’s special, with Darci Lynne’s memorable debut performance with her diva-like bunny puppet Petunia coming in at No. 3 on the list.

“That’s what dreams are made of,” said “AGT” judge and executive producer Simon Cowell, reflecting on Darci Lynne’s debut, which led to her victory in season 12 of the series.

Darci Lynne has received over 350 million views for her breakthrough “AGT”. She came in third on the countdown for only dance and acrobatic show Zurcaroh and singer and Season 14 winner Kodi Lee, who topped the list.

Other extras on the list of most viral “AGT” moments include season 13 winner and magician Shim Lin, young singers Grace VanderWaal and Angelica Hale, dance troupe Light Balance, silent performer Tape Face and the dancers spitting Charles and Rose.

Host Terry Crews revealed at the top of the show that “AGT” has had five hosts, 12 judges, more than 200,000 auditions and more than 15 billion online views over the past decade and a half.

When there’s no pandemic, Darci Lynne, now 15, continues to perform with her puppets, frequently touring the country with her stage show, hosting her own star-studded NBC Christmas special. and making guest appearances on several TV shows. , including return visits to “AGT” and a runner-up finish in the spin-off “America’s Got Talent: The Champions.”

As previously reported, Darci Lynne launched a new video series called “The Spin with Darci Lynne” on her YouTube channel this summer.

As previously reported, the Oklahoma native will be featured in the new “Darci Lynne’s Got Talent” exhibit from August 11 through January 30 at the Edmond Historical Society and Museum. The first museum exhibit dedicated to Darci Lynne, it will include clothing from her TV performances, her early training puppets, tour posters and scripts.

A virtual ribbon cutting and live performance by Darci Lynne for the exhibit is scheduled for Sunday at 3 p.m. People can make their reservations at edmondhistory.org or by phone at 405-340-0078 to receive a Zoom invite and password. The cost to attend is $20. This will be a fundraising event for the museum.

For more information on Darci Lynne, visit www.darcilynne.com.



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