We knew he desperately wanted an A-lister, but did he get one?
Well, this artist does have a platinum album… In fact, she was the youngest artist ever to score one.
It’s someone who blew the U.S. away on America’s Got Talent at only 10 years old…
Give up? It’s…
The opera singer made the announcement on The TODAY Show Wednesday morning, saying:
“I have recently been asked by the president-elect to perform the national anthem for the swearing in ceremony at the inauguration and I am so excited. It’s going to be awesome.”
But the singer isn’t just good with her pitch — she’s got lyrics too! Just check out her VERY specific word choice when asked how she reacted:
“To be able to sing for the office, it’s a great honor for me.”
“For the office!” Ha!
And this isn’t the first time she’s sung for the office; she also performed for President Barack Obama at the National Christmas Tree lighting back in 2010.
(No one tell Donald!)
Watch Jackie’s entire excited announcement (below)!
What do YOU think of the choice?