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Who is Kristen Cruz? Everything About ‘AGT’ Season 17 Contestant

Kristen Cruz is one of the contestants who took over the stage of the reality show America’s Got Talent in an episode that aired on June 21, Tuesday. Continue reading to learn more about the personal and professional life of Kristen.

Here’s everything you need to know about Kristen Cruz

By now we are guessing you all know that Kristen Cruz is an amazing singer. At the moment, she is just 19 years old. She made her AGT debut during the fourth round of season 17 auditions.

In May, Cruz put up an Instagram post in which she announced that she auditioned for America’s Got Talent. At the time, she posted a couple of snaps of herself from her audition day on the social media platform Instagram. “So excited so tell yalll I auditioned for @agt!! #agt God is so good!”, she captioned the post.

Before auditioning for the season of America’s Got Talent, Kristen made a name for herself through the video-sharing platform TikTok. Cruz garnered the love and attention of the viewers through TikTok after her TikTok videos went viral. Her videos have a whopping 47.5 million views on them.

As of now, the 19-year-old rock star has more than 2 million followers on TikTok. In most of her videos, she has covered hit songs while completing simple tasks like making coffee and more. Her cover of Gnarls Barkley’s song Crazy racked up over 23 million views, followed by her cover of George Michael’s Careless Whisper which has nearly 18 million views.

Kristen Cruz hails from Texas

Yes, you heard it right. Kristen is from Texas. She was brought up in Forth Worth, Texas. At this point, she is in the IMMERSION program at Septien Entertainment Group.

For those of you who are not aware, let us tell you Septien is a music school in Texas. Cruz traveled halfway across the country to take the next step on AGT. We must say her big move is definitely going to change her life forever.

Many celebs from Hollywood including Ellen Pompeo, Ariana DeBose, and David Arquette follow Kristen on the social networking service Instagram. Isn’t that great?

How did the fans react to Kristen’s performance on ‘AGT’?

One fan wrote, “Kristen Cruz imma need you to drop that album real quik and go on Tour, i need more wow!!! #AGT”

Another user tweeted, Oh my gosh @kellyclarkson, have you heard Kristen Cruz on @AGT ?? She was freaking amazeballs! Her effortless growl reminded me so much of you.”

Followed by a user who penned, “O Mama!! What a pleasure to watch these brilliant people living their dreams. Sometimes catch a vibe :).”

One user tweeted, “This young lady is phenomenal! Her voice reminds me of Adele with a bit of Janice Joplin….just fantastic! She should’ve gotten the golden buzzer! Awesome job Kristen Cruz!”

Another user wrote, “@terrycrews Holy Hell. Kristen Cruz is amazing. That Janis Joplin belting tunes is mind blowing. She needs a platinum button to go straight to the finals.”

These were a few reactions of the fans to the stellar performance of Kristen Cruz on the stage of America’s Got Talent. Did you enjoy Kristen’s performance? Kindly let us know your thoughts in the comments section below. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.
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