NEW YORK, June 20 — A nine-year-old girl from Hong Kong called Celine Tam didn’t let her namesake down during an America’s Got Talent audition recently.
After telling judges Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Mel B and Heidi Klum that her parents named her Celine and her younger sister Dion because they are massive Celine Dion fans, she proceeded to blow them away with a stunning performance of My Heart Will Go On.
But not before giving Cowell a sassy reply when he asked: “What artist are you going to be singing?”
“Celine Dion, duh!” the young girl replied.
At the end of the performance, Tam received a standing ovation, and even a big smile from hard-to-please Simon.
It’s not yet known whether she has made it to the next round.
However, her audition clip on YouTube has gone viral, amassing over nine million views in less than three days.
It should be noted that Tam is no stranger to talent competitions.
She has starred in Hunan Broadcasting’s Let’s Sing Kids in 2014, and also performed on Hong Kong’s TVB and at China CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala.
Coincidentally, she took a photo with Malaysia’s own Shila Amzah before a performance at the Asia Music Festival in 2016.
Shila and Celine - Excellent Stage Performance at Asia Music Festival 2016 pic.twitter.com/qDeqXJ6574— Celine Tam (@celinetam) March 27, 2016