Grace VanderWaal Wins 'America's Got Talent' And 'Next Taylor Swift' Nickname

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Twelve-year-old Grace VanderWaal has America under a spell.

Standing at the mic, ukulele in hand, Grace floored America and the judges of "America's Got Talent" from episode one — including hard-to-please Simon Cowell who called her the "next Taylor Swift."

The 12-year-old won the reality series Wednesday, taking home the $1-million prize and her own Las Vegas headliner gig. The talented pre-tween revealed she wants to treat herself to a deluxe tree house to celebrate her win.

After the show, Swift mailed the precocious musician a bouquet of flowers, and Grace flipped.

Her throaty voice and songwriting chops are exceptional, as exhibited by her finale song "Clay" — an tune she wrote about bullying.

Check out the video above to see her journey to from contestant to winner.

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