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Walmart Yodel Kid of Viral Video Fame Announces Debut Album



    Viral Sensation 'Yodeling Walmart Boy' From Illinois Gets Surprise on 'Ellen'

    An 11-year-old yodeling sensation from Illinois who went viral after his performance in a Walmart appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” show Tuesday.

    (Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018)

    Mason Ramsey, an 11-year-old from Illinois whose version of a Hank Williams classic has been watched more than 50 million times on YouTube and has spawned multiple remixes, is releasing his first album.

    Ramsey's EP "Famous" includes both country classics and new songs. It will be released on July 20. It includes "Lovesick Blues," the song that made Ramsey an overnight internet sensation.

    Ramsey, who was raised in the small town of Golconda, has been singing since he was 3 years old. He had been performing in nursing homes around his hometown when the viral video came out in April.

    Now he's signed to Big Loud Records and Atlantic Records. He has performed at Coachella, Stagecoach and the Grand Ole Opry.

    Marry Me? Surprise Proposal Highlights Emmys Night

    [NATL] 'I Want You To Be My Wife': Surprise Proposal Highlights Emmys Night

    "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" swept the Emmys and HBO's "Game of Thrones" came back with a "Best Drama" win during TV's biggest night. But it was director Glenn Weiss who provided the most touching highlight of the night after he pulled off a successful proposal to his girlfriend, Jen Svendsen, as the cameras rolled on-stage.

    (Published Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018)