Jackie Evancho: Singing Inauguration Nat'l Anthem Is Not About Politics
The national anthem at Friday's presidential inauguration will be sung by Jackie Evancho.
The famous singer, who first burst onto the scene at age 10 on "America's Got Talent," discussed the historic performance on "Fox & Friends" this morning.
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Though many celebrities and performers have declared they would not perform due to their political opposition to President-elect Trump, Evancho said she had no reservations and expected the backlash that would come.
"This is an honor for me to sing for my country and that's all it is. There's no politics involved for me," she said.
The 16-year-old Pennsylvanian said she recites a prayer to herself before any performance.
"It just makes me feel better. ... Either way, I get nervous. It just shows that I care. I'm nervous and excited," said Evancho.
Watch the interview above and don't miss the performance on Fox News Channel on Friday.