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Lindsey Stirling to go back on the TV show that rejected her

Hip hop violinist and YouTube celebrity, Lindsey Stirling will perform as a guest artist on NBC's "America's Got Talent."
Sarah Sanders Petersen, Deseret News Modified: August 5, 2014 at 6:50 pm •  Published: August 5, 2014

Hip-hop violinist and YouTube celebrity Lindsey Stirling will perform as a guest artist on NBC's "America's Got Talent" Wednesday night, according to the show's Facebook page.

This isn't the first time Stirling has performed on the "America's Got Talent" stage. In 2010, Stirling was selected as a contestant for the fifth season of the show but was eliminated in the quarter-finals after receiving criticism from the judges.

"One problem, to do what you do, you have to be a world-class violinist," judge Piers Morgan told Stirling in 2010. "Because if you don't, when you're moving around, being thrown around and still trying to play, you end up doing what you did, and that's missing lots of notes."

Fellow judge Sharon Osborne agreed that Stirling's performance wasn't enough.

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