On Tuesday’s episode of “America’s Got Talent,” nine-year-old Celine Tam, who was named after Celine Dion, proved herself to be a worthy successor to this seven-time Grammy champ. She had all four judges rise to their feet after her flawless rendition of “My Heart Will Go On,” Dion’s 1997 Oscar-winning theme song to “Titanic.”
Tam’s parents are such fans of the Canadian chanteuse that they named both Celine and her little sister Dion after her. The talented tyke first revealed her adult-sized voice to her father when she was just three. Since then, she has learned a load of songs in Dion’s repertoire, including this classic tale of lost love.
After her performance, head judge Simon Cowell made merry with Tam’s talent. “Celine, that’s obviously not you singing; so, who’s that singing?”After she shyly said it was she and she alone making that music, Cowell readily replied, “Then you are incredible.”
Mel B. praised her as well, noting, “There was no nerves, no nothing. You looked so at home and so peaceful on stage.” Howie Mandel simply declared, “you are amazing” and Heidi Klum was equally enthusiastic. “You got all the notes right. It was beautiful.” And, concluded the one-time super-model, “You’re beautiful.”
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