North Carolina girl sings her way to the Country Music Awards

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KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. — A little girl with a big voice is headed to Nashville.

Jaiden Huffman’s family said this 10-year-old from Kings Mountain was born to perform.

“She was singing before she was crawling,” her father, David Huffman, told FOX46.

Jaiden said she’s always wanted to be a professional singer just like Carrie Underwood.

She’s already accomplished so much even though she’s had to overcome more challenges than most kids her age.

Jaiden has a genetic disorder called ocular albinism.

“They told me that I would never be able to drive a car or ride a bike or to see many things,” Jaiden told FOX46.

That, however, never stopped Jaiden from chasing her dreams.

She posed a YouTube video of her singing and that got her an invitation to perform on the big stage.

“I got the invitation to sing in Nashville, I was like ‘oh my God. I did not just get this invitation,'” she said.

Now she’s headed to sing at the Country Music Awards next week.

To hear more from Jaiden check out her Facebook page.

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