An African teenager is giving Celine Dion a run for her Canadian money.
When blogger Barack Nyare Mba‘s friend sent him a video of 17-year-old Samuel’s stunning French rendition of Celine Dion’s “The Power Of Love,” Mba knew the world deserved to hear it. And he was right — the clip has been viewed nearly 1 million times on Facebook.
Samuel lives in Libreville, Gabon. His staircase cover of the Dion classic was performed a cappella, mostly in French and partly in English.
According to Mashable France, music producers are in contact with the young singer. While Samuel is excited about his dreams of making music his job coming true, he feels scared now that it is a real, tangible possibility. Read more…