The world is filled with people who were named after renowned persons, whether on purpose or not. These people will be jokingly likened to their renowned namesake throughout their lives. Though it may be amusing at first, these folks will have heard all of the jokes in the book and nothing will surprise them any longer. The comparison will become more of a minor annoyance at this stage.
9-year-old Celine Tam, on the other hand, relishes comparisons to her idol and namesake, Canadian singer Celine Dion.
She loves to sing and found out one day that she actually sounded pretty amazing saying “When I was in the car, my dad was driving and suddenly I just sang ‘My Heart Will Go On and he was like, ‘Wow!’”
Celine decided to try her luck and join the popular competition series, America’s Got Talent
When asked what she would be singing, she stated unequivocally that she would be singing Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On.”
The judges and audience thought she did Celine Dion proud with her performance because she didn’t sing a note out of tune
The 9-year-old hardly seemed nervous and looked extremely comfortable belting out on the big stage
Needless to say, everyone was impressed and completely taken by her performance
The judges’ decision to advance her to the next stage of the competition was unanimous.
Watch her powerful performance below: