A 9-year-old boy with Down Syndrome has warmed hearts worldwide with his cracking rendition of Whitney Houston’s If I Don’t Have You.
Budding pop star Dane Miller belted out the 1993 smash hit, sat in the back of his dad’s car like a true diva.
Check out Dane’s brilliant debut performance below:
His mum Danna explained Dane’s liking for the song to KPTV:
We did just watch a documentary on [Houston] about a month ago, and so he started downloading her songs and that was the one he got stuck on,
@RobinRoberts …did you see 9 year dane miller sing whitney…its amazing…check it out…
— J Freeman (@JAFJAFx2) July 29, 2017
In a phenomenal turn of events, the video showing Dane’s cover has now reached well over five million views.
Dane has won the affections of fans from all over, with many applauding the emotion that Dane puts into his singing.
Mum Danna has been overwhelmed by the messages of love and support the family have received:
Just reading the comments, they’re so sweet. I’m getting emotional,
Some other families who have Down Syndrome children have posted pictures with their kids.
— Nathalie Rodriguez (@NatyonAMFM) July 31, 2017
You can hear more from Dane at his YouTube channel, the appropriately named Amazing Dane.
An NCTJ Journalist with an MA in Sports Journalism, Kieron is an experienced social media journalist who has worked in the industry since 2015. His experience includes work with ITN, the MEN, WISH/WIRE/TOWER FM, and 8:50 Sports Digest… not forgetting his time at ASDA.