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Boy wows talent show by singing Whitney Houston cover

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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

An 11-year-old boy's rendition of a Whitney Houston song amazed many at an annual talent show.

Mykel Lewis is a fifth grader at University Heights Intermediate in the Nettleton School District.

On Wednesday during the school's talent show Mykel sang a tough song for most singers, the Whitney Houston classic, "I Will Always Love You."

The crowd was blown away by the performance. Even crews at the building working stopped to cheer the boy on.

A video posted on Facebook of the performance has already gotten thousands of views.

Mykel originally auditioned for the show using a different song, according to the school. So everyone was surprised at how well he belted the notes.

School officials say Mykel wants to be on "America's Got Talent" and hopefully "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" due to the video's popularity.

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