America’s Got Talent knows that even the tiniest singer or dancer can make the biggest impact. Now in Season 12, the talent contest has brought to the show some of the youngest and brightest aspirants to capture hearts worldwide. From musical performances to acrobatics, whether solo or part of a crew, these little contenders have no trouble proving themselves just as worthy as the rest of the competition.
Get to know some of these young talents below.
Hailing from Encinitas, California, Merrick Hanna picked up his passion for dancing from his grandmother, who spends four days a week in dance class. This 12-year-old hopeful not only has a knack for hip-hop and pop-and-lock dancing, but he also has a talent for acting and animation.