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What’s Gone Viral: Local kid stuns with cover of Adele’s ‘Easy on Me’

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A video of a local boy singing Adele’s Easy on Me from her new album has gone viral with over 175 000 on Facebook alone.

Local kid goes viral with Adele’s ‘Easy on Me’

Lorenzia Lakay from the Western Cape uploaded the video on Facebook on 23 November, and later asked people to vote for the little boy in a Star Struck Records competition. In the video, he is singing in front of his fellow learners. The audience was clearly mesmerised by his performance.

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It is not clear what his name is or where the performance took place, but social media is loving it:

“He’s got a great voice and vocal control plus the delivery is God soothing. What an amazing artist,” said a Facebook user in the comment section. “He is soooo adorable…Parents please treasure and nurture his talent,” said another.

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About Adele’s Easy on me

Adele‘s Easy on Me continues its run as the biggest song in the world, as it spends a third week at No. 1 on both the Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. U.S. charts (as of 13 November).

The first song of her new album mainly takes fans through her divorce from charity CEO Simon Konecki.

The biggest song and album in the world

The Grammy award-winning singer also used the rest of her album 30 as a way to explain her divorce to her eight-year-old son Angelo. (The third track on the album, My Little Love features a voice memo Adele recorded with Angelo.)

“He has so many simple questions for me that I can’t answer because I don’t know the answer. Like, ‘Why can’t we still live together?’ That’s just not what people do when they get divorced. ‘But why not?’ I’m like, ‘I don’t f*cking know,’” she told Vogue in an exclusive interview.

She describes 30 as “her” album. “I want to share myself with everyone, but I don’t think I’ll ever let this one go.”

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