Tired of kids fighting and screaming in the car? Teach them to sing!
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Tired of the sounds of fighting and screaming from the back seat during long drives?
Maybe you should teach your children to sing. They might even get a chance at viral fame like these kids.
This week the world meet Holly Lee, a 3-year-old virtuoso, that can belt out Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” while head-banging in the backseat of her mom’s car in Armadale, Scotland.
Her mother, Charlene McMahon, 27, says her little girl sings the song numerous times a day and is desperate to see the new “Bohemian Rhapsody” film, which hit cinemas this week, according to the UK Daily Mail.
“She was bored in the car and I was trying to entertain her. It’s the only song I knew all the words to so I started singing it,” McMahon told the newspaper.
Check out now-viral video below.
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And this is far from the first time children have gotten a viral spotlight on the internet for singing from the backseat.
In 2013, little 20-month-old Ella Mae soulfully sung “An American Trilogy” by Elvis Presley, earning more than 34 million video views. Apparently the little girl even got to meet Lisa Marie Presley because of the viral video.
Another family became a viral sensation in 2013 with their version of “Bohemian Rhapsody.” This father, known as southlandification on YouTube, would sing this song with his kids every day on the way to school. Generally they could finish the entire song during one trip. The original video has been viewed more than 7 million times.
For a video with a different kind of emotion, check out the kids in “50 Mums | 50 Kids | 1 Extra Chromosome”. It’s a group of 50 mothers of kids with Down’s syndrome who created a Carpool Karaoke-style video to raise awareness of children with an extra chromosome.
The mothers were part of a British Facebook group who all had children with Down syndrome born in 2013/14. The mothers taught their children Makaton, a simplified form of British Sign Language that is designed to help hearing people with learning or communication difficulties using signs alongside speech, according got the Huffington Post.The moms decided to use the track “A Thousand Years” by American singer Christina Perri.
This video is sure to bring a tears to your eyes.
Besides some of viral ones above there are lots of others online. Here are some of our favorites.