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7-year-old stuns with rendition of Billie Holiday classic

7-Year-Old Stuns With Rendition Of Billie Holiday Classic

It's a rendition of the Billie Holiday classic "Gloomy Sunday" so incredible, you'd hardly know it came from a 7-year-old.

This performance earned Angelina Jordan Asta a standing ovation on the show 'Norway's Got Talent.' One of the judges was in tears by the end, and another had goose bumps.

Angelina told a Norwegian TV station, she came across 'Gloomy Sunday' on YouTube while looking for a jazz song to help her fall asleep. She added, 'I felt something special about it ... when I sang it for my mum, she said that this song is nice, but it was incredibly sad...'

So sad, in fact, the BBC banned the Billie Holiday version during World War II out of fear it would lower troop morale.

It was Angelina's soulful and hauntingly similar take on the song that had fans so impressed.

As a reporter for Metro put it, she 'belted out the world weary essence of a heartbroken, middle-aged woman.'

A writer for the Daily Caller wrote she sang as if she had 'lived a hard, booze-filled life.'

To no one's surprise, the judges sent Angelina through to the next round.

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afreakaman March 10 2014 at 4:11 PM

Nice job indeed...

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JCH79021111 March 10 2014 at 4:29 PM

Billie Holliday Voice Lives...

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susanhell March 10 2014 at 4:31 PM

Wow! She really did it right!!! Fabulous.

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Hello Bill March 10 2014 at 4:33 PM

Mini Amy Winehouse....Wow!!!

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Jean Marie March 10 2014 at 4:37 PM


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wilforddebra March 10 2014 at 4:39 PM

A mini Billie Holiday with perfect pitch

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jurmik March 10 2014 at 4:41 PM

Hejja Norsk, tack so mycket.

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GSOTO69235 March 10 2014 at 4:41 PM

Blue song are hard to understand, because song is sang with feeling and heart ache and mistreatment from love one. This little angle have sang from Billie Holiday hit was just pure wonderful .

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Denver333 GSOTO69235 March 10 2014 at 5:05 PM


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JENNIFER M March 10 2014 at 11:15 PM

Beautiful please keep singing

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hog2191hd March 10 2014 at 4:46 PM

news lady be quite please so i can hear it

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Lisa hog2191hd March 10 2014 at 4:58 PM

I was about to post the same thing until I saw the complete video below the article.

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