firefighter Trent Toney is an up-and-coming singer who will be auditioned for Season 18 of America’s Got Talent (AGT). His audition has aired on July 11. Here are five key things to know about him:
Hailing from Oregon
AGT firefighter Trent is from Hillsboro, Oregon, which is a city outside of Portland. He frequently performs in Hillsboro and the Portland area.
America’s got talent Trent is a singer-songwriter, and he released his debut single, “My Mind,” in 2020. He followed it up with two more singles, “Knew You” and “Close To You,” with his latest single being “Always and Lately.”
Before pursuing music full-time, Trent gained some popularity on YouTube. While he was in college, he released prank videos that went viral. One of his videos, titled “Reverse Trick-or-Treating With Door,” has over 2.5 million views, and another prank video has over 1.5 million views.
Musical inspiration from friends
Trent’s friends play a significant role in inspiring his music. They attend his shows, listen to his songs, and encourage him to create fun videos and do his best. He expresses gratitude to God for his friends and any opportunity he gets to play music.
Trent’s musical talents extend beyond singing. He started playing the piano at the age of 7, and his parents paid for lessons until he graduated from high school. According to his Spotify bio, he has since learned to play the acoustic guitar. In some of his live performances, he also uses a loop pedal.
It will be exciting to see how Trent performs on AGT and if he can impress the judges with his singing and songwriting abilities.