The search for South Jersey's next big superstar has officially begun!

Hamilton Mall's Got Talent! got underway last night at Hamilton Mall in Mays Landing, with 11 hopeful's vying for a spot in the finale on August 30th. From gymnastics to original rap to show tunes, Week 1 brought out a variety of amazing performances.

Ultimately, Kate Michel's rendition of 'Never Enough' from The Greatest Showman movie soundtrack earned her 1st place. Followed by Nadia Vasquez, and Woody.

View a gallery of photos below!

You can become a contestant in a future week of Hamilton Mall's Got Talent! for a chance to win your share of $5,000! Click the link below!

Additional thanks to our friends at Center Stage Entertainment!

Sign up for the SoJO 104.9 Newsletter

Get the best of SoJO delivered to your inbox every week.