What a voice! Eight-year-old singer Malea Emma belts out a powerful cover of Tones and I’s Dance Monkey
She’s the eight-year-old singer who was featured on American Idol, Good Morning America and many other shows after going viral on YouTube.
And Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja took to Twitter on Thursday to share an incredible cover of Dance Monkey by Australian artist Tones and I.
The pint-sized star flaunted her mature vocal skills as she powered through the pop song while a family member played the piano alongside her.
Her voice will surprise you! Viral American eight-year-old singer Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja brilliantly covers Dance Monkey by upcoming Australian artist Tones and I
She previously gained international attention after heartwarming videos of her singing the American national anthem at sports games went viral.
The Indonesian-American vocalist started singing lessons when she was three.
She has since been featured on a smorgasbord of US television shows, including American Idol, Good Morning America and CNN, the latter where she belted out Christina Aguilera’s Fighter.
Pint-sized star: The Indonesian-American vocalist started singing lessons when she was three
Toni ‘Tones and I’ Watson also became a viral sensation in 2019, having previously busked in Byron Bay before her hit single took off on radio stations around the world.
Her hit single Dance Monkey topped the charts in more than 20 countries, breaking the record for the longest-running number-one single on the ARIA chart.
She cleaned up at the ARIAs too, claiming a staggering four trophies at the Australian award ceremony.
In Britain, it holds the record as the longest-running No. 1 single by a female artist, beating the likes of Rihanna and Whitney Houston.
Pop-star: Toni ‘Tones and I’ Watson (pictured) also became a viral sensation in 2019, having previously busked in Byron Bay before her hit single took off on radio stations around the world
The record-breaking banger was equally as popular in the US, after Tones and I proved her vocal chops were 100 per cent natural on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
The music video is also a huge hit, racking up over half a billion views.
Music steaming platform Spotify recently announced that Dance Monkey was the ‘most repeated song to come out of the Southern Hemisphere’ in 2019.
Talented: The record-breaking banger was equally as popular in the US, after she proved her vocal chops were 100 per cent natural on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (Tones and I pictured on the show)