11-Year-Old Girl Blows Away Sugarland Crowd With "Baby Girl"
Lil' Alana Springsteen wows her hometown with a confident, sassy performance.
One media outlet is already calling her the next Taylor Swift.
Eleven-year-old Alana Springsteen of Virginia Beach, Va., blew away a Sugarland crowd there Thursday night (April 26) when she hit the stage and covered the group's 2004 debut single, "Baby Girl."
Alana and her folks have been coming back and forth to Nashville (like a certain Tay Tay did to start her career), and that's how they met Kristian Bush of Sugarland.
Despite that friendship, Alana's parents told the ABC affiliate in Virginia they were shocked when their 11-year-old daughter hit the stage.
"As soon as the first verse got done it was like, 'I got this stage!'" proud papa David said. "She was walking around, flipping her hair, and I was like, 'What is going on?'"
At the end of the song, Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles told the crowd (which you can see at the end of a posted video of the performance), "My face hurts, like wedding face, from smiling the whole time."