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3rd Grade Boy's Performance of the National Anthem Wows Social Media Users

Joe Akins
May 15, 2021
07:40 P.M.
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A nine-year-old boy DCorey Johnson has become an internet sensation in the twinkle of an eye after his school shared a video of him singing the National Anthem.

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On April 23, Bates Elementary School in Louisville, Kentucky, shared a video on social media of a nine-year-old boy named DCorey Johnson belting out The National Anthem.

Johnson held the school's phone mouthpiece (loudspeaker) over his ear as though he wanted to make the morning announcements. However, he gave the announcements a massive upgrade with his performance.

American flag in classroom | Photo: Shutterstock

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Since the school shared the video of Johnson, a third-grader, singing The National Anthem, he has gained millions of fans on social media, including those who are in love with his sonorous voice and infectious smile.

After watching the one-and-a-half-minute video, many of those fans could not hold themselves from commenting on the outstanding performance they had just witnessed.

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One of the fans said they wish morning announcements sounded like Johnson's inspiring rendition when they were in school. They also commended Johnson for a job well done.

Another Facebook user from Mexico said they shook and cried after watching the clip. They described Johnson as an amazing boy with an amazing voice.

Johnson will join a famed list of superstars and celebrities to have belted out stunning renditions of the National Anthem at the Super Bowl.

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A third Facebook user said Johnson has an absolutely beautiful voice and urged him to sing it loud and proud. Twitter users were not left out of the high praise for Johnson.

A tweep said they saw the nine-year-old on the news and were blown away. They noted that it is a gift for someone so young to have such an amazing voice and perfect pitch. The fan added:

"It's going to be fun to watch him sing our National Anthem in all of the venues he's slated to perform. Good Luck, Dcorey!"

A screenshot of comment from people showing their reactions to Johnson's viral clip on social media | Source: facebook/bateselementaryschool

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Another tweep noted that Johnson is a superstar in the making, while a third said the National Anthem is not easy to sing but Johnson did a great job.

Another stunned tweep raved on about Johnson, describing him as a beautiful boy with a terrific amazing voice who should be able to sing it everywhere.

A screenshot of comment from people showing their reactions to Johnson's viral clip on social media | Source: facebook/bateselementaryschool

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With his masterpiece of a performance, Johnson earned himself new fans. One can only wonder if he would get to sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl in the years to come.

If that happens, Johnson will join a famed list of superstars and celebrities to have belted out stunning renditions of the National Anthem at the Super Bowl.

The American National Anthem is over 200 years old. The anthem, also known as "The Star-Spangled Banner," was written by Francis Scott Key during the Battle of Fort McHenry in Baltimore on September 14, 2014, before it was later declared as the country's national anthem.

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