Makayla Phillips - Live Semi Finals 1
Makayla Phillips won the coveted Golden Buzzer from Heidi Klum with her performance on the America's Got Talent stage. Makayla is a 15-year-old singer/songwriter/actress who has been passionately pursuing her music career since the young age of 10. From the start, she has built a strong and loyal fan base by performing at local open mic nights. Makayla has won local talent contests such as the Temecula Boys and Girls Club Idol and the Temecula Valley Music Awards for Best Youth Cover - both events two years in a row! Heidi remarked how at such a young age, Makayla worked the stage like a professional who had been doing this for years. A prolific songwriter as well as performer, Makayla dreams of reaching out and uplifting people with her voice and music in hopes of one day performing at the Grammy's and huge events like the Super Bowl!