She’s conquered her native land Kazakhstan. Conquered Ukraine on “The Voice Kids”. Taken Europe by storm in Belarus representing Kazakhstan at Junior Eurovision. Now the starlet it taking America by storm as she progresses to the semifinals of America’s Got Talent.
Her journey so far
Firstly, her journey started in June when she auditioned for the show with the song “Tears Of Gold” by Faouzia. She gave a note perfect performance with outstanding vocal affectations matching those of the Canadian-Moroccan singer songwriter. This prompted a well deserved standing ovation from the audience as well as leaving judge Sophia Vergara open mouthed. You can watch the performance below.
Faouzia even left a comment praising the young Kazakh on the AGT YouTube channel.
She had to wait to perform her quarterfinal performance, until August exactly. This is due to the fact that the series like eveything this year was put on hold thanks to the Covid_19 pandemic.
Daneliya performed Harry Styles’ “Sign Of The Times” in front of giant LED walls full of fans watching at home and the four resident judges. After her performance she won a second wave of praise from all four judges who gave her a standing ovation with one judge calling her “beyond her years”. She was voted through to the semifinal stage of the show. You can watch the performance below.
The live semifinals of America’s Got Talent start on 9th September.
A veteran at 14
The young Kazakh might only be 14, but she has already carved a career as a talent show veteran. At the age of eight years old she performed in Children’s New Wave competition in Russia after winning the selection show Ayaglagan Astana. Then at the age of 11 she became the first non Ukrainian to win The Voice Kids: Ukraine mentored by Monatik.
A year later in 2018 she made history by being selected to become the first Kazakh singer to represent the country ever in a Eurovision event with the ethnic ballad “Ózińe sen”. She was a massive fan favourite and eventually finished in sixth place with 171 points made up from 68 points from the juries and an impressive 103 points from the televote.
Her American success started in 2019 on the show “Worlds Best” singing Andra Day’s “Rise Up” and Pink’s “What About Us” she made the top 8 of the competition.
As you can see, Daneliya has made a name for herself at such a young age. How will her career progress? Will she go further on America’s Got Talent than any other talent show she has done? Comment below or get in touch with us @escxtra on all social media platforms. You can also subscribe to our YouTube channel and follow us on Spotify for curated playlists.