Top Stories

Grace VanderWaal Opens Up About Life After 'America's Got Talent'

Grace VanderWaal Opens Up About Life After 'America's Got Talent'

Grace VanderWaal is on the cover of Teen Vogue‘s 2018 Music Issue, out now.

Here’s what the 14-year-old America’s Got Talent winner had to say…

On staying true to oneself: “I think everyone’s just trying to be someone else nowadays. The world is so big and there’s so many people and there’s only one you, and that’s so special and unique to think about.”

On adapting to her post-America’s Got Talent life and defining her goals: “At first it was so overwhelming and I had no idea what to do, and now I feel so much better about my life, because, number one, I feel more headstrong about what I want.”

On those who still refer to her as “the girl from America’s Got Talent”: “I mean, if you will forever remember me as the girl from America’s Got Talent, that’s cool, ’cause I am. If you wanna look into me and what I’ve done recently, that’s cool, too. I don’t really care at all, [because] at least you remember me and you’re thinking about me.”

For more from Grace, visit TeenVogue.com.

Just Jared on Facebook
grace vanderwaal teen vogue 2018 01
grace vanderwaal teen vogue 2018 02
grace vanderwaal teen vogue 2018 03
grace vanderwaal teen vogue 2018 04

Credit: Campbell Addy ; Photos: Teen Vogue
Posted to: Grace VanderWaal

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty
  • Avicii's family, friends, and fans gather to say goodbye to him in Sweden - TMZ
  • Little Mix just dropped two powerful music videos - Just Jared Jr
  • Lisa Vanderpump addresses reports she's leaving RHOBH - TooFab
  • Get the latest scoop on Nick Jonas & Priyanka Chopra's wedding! - Lainey Gossip
  • Find out who starred in Sabrina Carpenter's new music video! - Just Jared Jr
  • This latest rumor about Jessica Simpson has been debunked - Gossip Cop