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Tylertown teen makes it to the next round of America's Got Talent

J.J. Riley J.J. Riley
HATTIESBURG, MS -

The results are in! Tylertown's 15-year-old J.J. Riley is going to Las Vegas in March to compete in front of the America’s Got Talent judges. 

He heard the good news Friday after he auditioned for the second round in Atlanta.

Riley is currently an 8th grade student at Tylertown High School and an active member of the choir program.

He said he realized his passion for singing when he was very little. His grandmother encouraged him and his cousins to create a singing group called the “Riley Boys”

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