8-Year-Old Sings Summertime
Megan Mayer 2/5/2016
This talented 8-year-old girl is showing just how her singing won the 2014 season of Norway's Got Talent. Singing the popular jazz song "Summertime", she leaves the audience with no doubt of her talent.
Originally written for the opera Porgy and Bess, this song was made popular by Billie Holiday. "Summertime" has been recognized as one of the most covered songs in the history of recorded music. But even among more than 33,000 covers by groups and solo performers, Angelina Jordan stands out.
Angelina, a Norwegian singer who became famous by singing classic jazz pieces that went viral, is a small girl with huge talent. After winning the Norway's Got Talent competition and gaining millions of YouTube views, she was featured in news outlets all over the world. She has also performed on many television programs. For one so young, she sings with the voice of an old spirit, drawing crowds wherever she performs.