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Jackie Evancho Does Marilyn Monroe Justice with a Jazzy Cover of This Classic

The America's Got Talent Season 5 runner-up sang "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" at a recent concert in Pennsylvania.

By Jackie Manno

America's Got Talent Season 5 runner-up Jackie Evancho showed off her jazzy side by singing Marilyn Monroe's "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend" at a recent concert in Pennsylvania. 

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During her cover of what she described as "one of [her] all time favorites [songs] to sing as a kid", she crooned and totally owne the stage. 

"@MarilynMonroe said it best!" Evancho wrote. 

Check out her rendition later down in this post! 

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What to know about "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend"

"Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend" was originally sung by Carol Channing in the 1949 Broadway musical Gentleman Prefer Blondes. However, it was made famous by Marilyn Monroe in the 1953 film version of the musical. It has also been covered by Lena Horne, Ethel Merman, Eartha Kitt, Kylie Minogue, Anna Nicole Smith, Beyoncé, Nicole Scherzinger, Christina Aguilera, Ariana Grande, and more. 

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