Frankie Zulferino, a prominent New York pop singer and Tik-Tok star, made a surprise appearance at the Miss America 2023 pageant. Frankie was a surprise musical guest on the final night of the Miss pageant. USA on December 15, 2022. In front of 51 contestants, he sang three of his songs, including Dripping in Love, his new single. His performance made the audience cheer and cheer for him on stage. Frankie started singing at school and got her start in the boy band WOW.
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Frankie Zulferino, a surprise musical guest at Miss America 2023, composed her first song at the age of 21.
Zulferino grew up on Staten Island, New York. His father is a firefighter and his mother is a nurse. Frankie was often teased at school for her love of dancing and being “chubby”. He tried many musical auditions to start a music business, but was often rejected. Frankie went solo after his first gig with the boy band WOW and numerous tours in Europe and Canada. I found you, the first song, he wrote at the age of 21. Over the years, he worked with many agents, producers, and managers, including Johnny Wright and Eif Rivera. Frankie also tried out on The NEXT and The X Factor and passed several rounds on both shows.
Joe Jonas coached Frankie on The NEXT, which he describes as “a great experience.” Zulferino currently mentors and teaches singing to many children. Struck Boyz, one of his children’s bands, made the semifinals of America’s Got Talent, and five of his students were on the television show Knicks City Kids. The Zultutees teacher joined Brooklyn Nets Kids.
Frankie has appeared in several web publications including Oceanup, Popstar!, Twist, Popwrapped and Examiner. In 2021, he received almost 11 million likes on Tik Tok. His collaboration with rap artist Melii, Hit That, peaked at number three on the Apple Music Chart, while his dance track Die For You peaked at number ten on the Dance Chart. dance of the United Kingdom. Zulferino has performed at major events like New York Fashion Week and his work has been appreciated by celebrities such as Ne-Yo and Paula Abdul.
What happened at the final of Miss America 2023?
Only 11 out of 51 Miss America contestants had the opportunity to step on the red carpet. The jury selected the top ten performers (Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin). Meanwhile, Miss Illinois was voted America’s favorite candidate in an online poll. After the introductory video, only 7 contestants entered the next round including Miss Hawaii, Miss Ohio, Miss Oregon and Miss Wisconsin. The seven semi-finalists were asked about their philanthropic ambitions. The Miss America contestants from Hawaii and Oregon were subsequently disqualified.
Top 5 candidates answer some tough questions about how to deal with media pressure. Miss New York Taryn Delanie was honored as 1st runner-up and received a scholarship of $25,000. Meanwhile, Miss Texas Averie Bishop was honored as the 2nd runner-up and received a $20,000 scholarship. Elizabeth Lynch of West Virginia finished third and received a $15,000 scholarship, while Kelsey Hollis of Georgia was in fourth place received a $10,000 scholarship. Miss Wisconsin Grace Stanke was named Miss America 95 and received a $50,000 scholarship.