Local Performer Carly Jo Jackson Makes America’s Got Talent Audition

Forgive us if we Floridians get a little pumped when someone we know is on TV for a positive reason. Recently, when Alex and Sierra (who had ties to Florida Atlantic University) won X Factor, we were pleasantly surprised, just like when West Palm’s Cassadee Pope went from pop-punk act Hey Monday to killing it on The Voice. We’re thus happy to announce that local guitar cutie Carly Jo Jackson made it past round one of America’s Got Talent auditions.

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Carly Jo Jackson Asks, “Why Should Girls Do All the Work” in Her Song “Make a Move”


Twenty-year-old Carly Jo Jackson apologizes profusely as she sits down. “I’m so sorry, I had a voice lesson that ran a little late,” she says smiling.

Not to be confused with Carly Rae Jepson, Carly Jo could actually be taken more easily for Blake Lively, with her tall, slender frame and long, golden locks. But the most attractive thing about her though, is her down to earth attitude. Like when she says she spilled a whole pitcher of water on the sound equipment at one gig because of nerves, or how she tries giving away half her tea to avoid a bathroom break onstage. “I always have to pee in the middle of the set, I swear,” she explains.

The rest of the article was published online in the Broward New Times and can be found here: