NEW YORK CITY, NY (KTRK) --A young girl with more than 60 million views on YouTube is about to get even more popular.
Armed with a ekulele, 12-year-old Grace Vanderwaal is stunning audiences with her own original songs.
Music producer Simon Cowell has called Grace "the next Taylor Swift," while 'America's Got Talent' judge Howie Mandel recently sent the pre-teen on into the reality competition by pressing the show's coveted golden buzzer.
The buzzer gives the judges a chance to send one act and one act only into the live semi-finals automatically.
News12 reports that the live shows are set to start sometime in July with Grace performing live on national television for the first time.
"I think I can get pretty far and you know. God has his path for everyone and you can't really change fate so I'll just see where it takes me," said Grace.