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Lindsey Stirling
Age (at audition) 23
Sex Female
Act Hip-Hop Violinist
Seasons 5
Position Reached Quarterfinalist

Lindsey Stirling was a hip-hop violinist act from Season 5 of America's Got Talent. She was eliminated in the Quarterfinals.


From writing plays at the age of 8 to wearing a costume to her first day of school, Lindsey has always marched to the beat of her own drummer. She has been playing the violin for over 18 years and although she was classically trained, she now explores every style of music. She first stepped away from classical when joined her first rock band-Stomp on Melvin- at the age of 16.

In 2005 Lindsey won the title of Arizona's Jr. Miss and she went on to win the talent category at the National Jr. Miss competition. She has become an international performer entertaining millions worldwide. Through her electrifying playing, she stands for the fact that you don't have to conform to be accepted; the greatest value comes from loving yourself for who you are. 1


Lindsey Stirling's audition consisted of playing the violin in a hip-hop style. Piers Morgan, Sharon Osbourne, and Howie Mandel all voted "Yes," sending her to the Vegas Round.

Vegas RoundEdit

Lindsey Stirling was one of the Judges' Favorites in the Vegas Round. She was sorted into the "Dance Acts" category. Her performance consisted of performing a hip-hop piece on the violin while dancing. Her audition was strong enough for the judges to send her to the Quarterfinals along with Wreckless.


Lindsey Stirling's Quarterfinals performance consisted of dancing and playing the violin to "Break Your Heart" and "Tik Tok." Piers Morgan buzzed the act. She did not receive enough votes to finish in at least fourth or fifth place in America's Vote, eliminating her from the competition along with Da Maniacs, instead of Taylor Mathews.

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