God Bless America, Home Of Piano-Playing Chickens Jokgu And The Flockstars.

jokgu the chicken staring down at a piano that he's playing "god bless america" on.

A chicken named Jokgu once went seriously viral with over 17 million views on YouTube. How, you ask? By playing the piano, of course!


Jokgu is a Buff Brahma Bantam chicken who lives with her fellow hens, “the Flockstars,” in Germantown, Maryland. A few years ago, Jokgu’s owners Shannon and Seiree used clicker training to teach the bird how to tap out simple tunes on a piano with her beak. This video of Jokgu pecking out “America The Beautiful” was so popular that it earned her an audition on season 12 of “America’s Got Talent!”

While Jokgu didn’t make it past the second round of auditions, she still caused quite a kerfuffle on the show. Simon Cowell even called her performance, “one of the most incredible things I’ve seen on one of these shows.”

Watch the video that launched this piano-playing chicken into viral stardom in the player below, and don’t forget to share!

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