CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 21: Singer Heavenly Joy performs during the start of the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicked off on July 18. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

5-year-old gets standing ovation at RNC for 'America the Beautiful' performance

A 5-year-old girl brought down the house with her rendition of "America the Beautiful" during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Heavenly Joy Jerkins had two giant white bows in her pigtails and a vibrant red skirt when she opened up the final session of the GOP convention.

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She received a standing ovation for her interpretations of "Let There Be Peace On Earth" and "America the Beautiful."

Joy, the daughter of famous producer Rodney Jerkins, was also a contestant on "America's Got Talent" last year, where she received praise from the judges.

Watch her RNC performance on Thursday night below:

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