Ellen DeGeneres just flew the "London Tube" singer to perform on her show!
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Ellen DeGeneres flew the “London Tube” singer to The Ellen Show to perform “Shallow” live.

 

California, The United States of Amercia (26 February 2020) – Ellen DeGeneres welcomed British singer Charlotte Awbery, who recently went viral with a video of her singing “Shallow” in the London Tube.

Recently Kevin Freshwater, a social media prankster, entertainer and purveyor of comic content uncovered an amazing cover of Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s “Shallow while filming a segment called “Finish the Lyrics”.

In the original clip that has gone viral on Facebook with more than 60 million views, the comedian is seen approaching strangers in England while asking them to finish the lyrics of popular songs.

Near the end of the video, Freshwater encounters a commuter named Charlotte Awbery.

When Freshwater asks Awbery to complete the lyrics to “Shallow” from “A Star is Born,” the talented singer, who shy at first, proceeds to unleash a Grammy-worthy performance, without even warming up.

Awbery belted out the lyrics: “I’m off the deep end, watch as I dive in, I’ll never meet the ground. Crash through the surface, where they can’t hurt us, we’re far from the shallow now.”

The video has since gone viral and been featured everywhere… even causing the Oscar-winning song off the Star Is Born soundtrack to reenter the Top 40 on iTunes in the United States.

Awbery performed the hit Lady Gaga song and chatted with Ellen about how it all came about. Plus, Ellen and her friends at Shutterfly had a special gift for the singer.

Watch the Ellen performance and interview here:


Sources: Ellen DeGeneres | Charlotte Awbery 
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