'Who Is This Kid?!' Sam Smith Reacts to Filipino Student's Cover of His Song
Grammy winner and international hitmaker Sam Smith reacted to a viral social media video showing a Filipino student belting out his hit song, "Too Good at Goodbyes."
"Who is this kid?!" Smith posted in a tweet, referring to Carl Malone Montecido, the "Blind Balladeer" who joined ABS-CBN's Tawag ng Tanghalan in 2016. "You are out of this universe, whoever you are!" adds Smith.
Montecido has a powerful and incredibly agile vocal cords that allow him to change notes quickly and fluidly as he belts.
WHO IS THIS KID!!!!!? YOU ARE OUT OF THIS UNIVERSE WHOEVER YOU ARE ?? pic.twitter.com/4zHfaXVSw0— Sam Smith (@samsmith) February 8, 2020
Prior to Smith's tweet, Montecido went viral in a Facebook video posted by Trixie Madison, who happened to be passing by when she saw Montecido singing karaoke at a mall. Watch the viral video below.