Sam Smith says the Pinoy student, who happens to be former Tawag Ng Tanghalan contestant Carl Malone Montecido, is “out of this universe.”
Over the past week, a video of a student singing Sam Smith’s “Too Good At Goodbyes” at a karaoke inside a grocery went viral. And now, it has finally gained the attention of the English singer-songwriter himself.
On Twitter, Sam Smith shared the video and praised the young student, writing: “WHO IS THIS KID!!!!!? YOU ARE OUT OF THIS UNIVERSE WHOEVER YOU ARE.”
The video, which was posted on Facebook by a girl named Trixie Madison Facebook, has already earned more than eight million views on the said social media platform.
Watch the video below:
Meanwhile, last February 7, TV Patrol Negros confirmed that the ‘student’ in the video is Carl Malone Montecido - a blind singer who gained popularity after joining the first season of ’Tawag Ng Tanghalan.’
Montecido placed fifth in the It’s Showtime reality singing competition back in 2016.