David Thibault’s YouTube status went from zero to millions after the 16-year-old entertainer sang Blue Christmas on “The Ellen Show." The artist is being called the Canadian Elvis as he sounds like Elvis Presley and even looks like him too. The lyrics Blue Christmas had people in shock as the youngster really did have an Elvis feel to the music. PopWrapped was so impressed their headlines on Thursday reflected that David had stunned the world with his Elvis rendition.
David Thibault was only discovered on YouTube a few weeks ago. The teen loved Elvis and bonded with his grandfather over the music. Sharing Blue Christmas with a Canadian radio station, the version of the song went viral with over seven million views in less than a week. The result caught the attention of Ellen DeGeneres and David was invited to perform on “The Ellen Show” just before Christmas.
Standing in front of a studio audience with all those people watching at home, David Thibault sang Blue Christmas just like Elvis. His pitch and vocal pauses mimicked the rock and roll legend perfectly. Thousands of people have bought the song on iTunes and many listened to the music on holiday. The memory of Elvis is very much alive, and today David Thibault is bringing the song to many new listeners.
Check out the video of David Thibault singing Blue Christmas. Isn’t it hard to believe the kid is only 16!