Goldsboro Girl Wins CBS Early Show Contest
An 11-year-old opera singer from Goldsboro will appear on the "CBS Early Show" next week after winning a national talent competition.Posted — Updated
Madeleine Edwards captured 41 percent of the vote from Early Show viewers in its "Living Room ... Live! Kids' Edition" contest, easily outdistancing the other two finalists, including 8-year-old Katherine Fritsch of Raleigh.
Twenty-six contestants sent in video clips of their performances to CBS, which aired them in recent months and asked viewers to vote for their favorites.
Edwards, a student at Eastern Wayne Middle School, performed an operatic aria, while Fritsch sang "The Star-Spangled Banner."
Edwards will appear live on the Early Show next Tuesday.
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