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Drake Milligan debuts his latest track, ‘I Got A Problem,’ on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Mansfield-born Drake Milligan returned to where his recent singing success started a year earlier.Milligan was a featured performer Wednesday night on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, debuting his new single, “I Got A Problem.” As of Thursday morning, the song is No. 3 on iTunes’ country music chart.Last year as a contestant, Milligan finished third in a viewers’ vote, losing out on a $1 million first prize and a headline slot on AGT’s Las Vegas show.But the payoff was exposure.News RoundupsCatch up on the day’s news you need to know.“My life has changed really, really fast by being on the show,” Milligan said a year ago. “The response has been amazing. It’s been kind of a whirlwind.”The two songs he performed on the show last year — “Kiss Goodbye All Night” and “Sounds Like Something I’d Do” — shot to No. 1 on iTunes’ country music chart.His appearance on last year’s show led to the release of his debut studio album, Dallas/Fort Worth, which rose to No. 1 on the iTunes all-genre chart.Earlier this month, he performed for the third time in six months at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Fort Worth is a favorite stop on his current tour. He’ll be performing at the Rockin’ the Ranch — Meals on Wheels 50th Anniversary Celebration in Fort Worth on Sept. 30 and at the Birthplace of Western Swing Festival in Fort Worth on Nov. 11. Milligan will also headline New Year’s Eve at Billy Bob’s Texas.Related:Drake Milligan is on a winning streak that he hopes to sustain on ‘America’s Got Talent’On the AGT stage Wednesday, Milligan wore a white denim jacket with a red bandana and wielded an acoustic guitar in front of his band. His performance drew a standing ovation from the judges and the audience.“I want to congratulate you for everything you’ve done after the show,” judge Simon Cowell told Milligan. “We’ve always said that you would be a real superstar, and you are.”Related:Trigg Watson honed his magic act in D-FW before reaching ‘America’s Got Talent’ semifinalsRelated:Fort Worth singer Lachuné Boyd wows ‘America’s Got Talent’ judges with Coldplay renditionDallas band Bastards of Soul release new single by late singer Chadwick Murray‘This Love,’ was written by Murray, the bassist whose death in 2021 drew an outpouring of grief from fans.Peso Pluma, who praises ‘El Chapo’ in his songs, threatened with death by rival drug gangFour large banners appeared simultaneously in different parts of Tijuana on Tuesday warning Peso Pluma to cancel his planned concert in the city on Oct. 14.Houston is Beyoncé’s hometown, but her Dallas ties run deep, tooD-FW played a key role in launching the Houston native’s career.Taylor Swift takes home top prize at the 2023 MTV Video Music AwardsSwift took home nine of the 11 awards she was up for, including artist of the year in a category made up entirely of women nominees for the first time in VMA history.



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