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Above is my cover of “Too Good At Goodbyes” by Sam Smith. I made a track for it earlier and just sang live with the piano. I haven’t done a cover in a good while because I have been writing more. 

Connie Talbot is from the West Midlands in the UK. Connie first shot to fame singing ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’ on the British TV show Britain’s got Talent and has since become beloved around the world for her peerless vocal talent and her heart-warming persona.

Connie has become an international phenomenon, with appearances all around the globe. She has accumulated millions upon millions of YouTube views and has attracted glowing media attention. Her debut album Over The Rainbow, recorded when she was still only six years old, won Gold in her home country the UK, and platinum/double platinum in several other countries. The Guinness Book of World Records certified Connie with two accolades youngest artist in the UK ever to reach the charts and the youngest ever to receive a gold record.

During the end of 2011 until March 2012, Connie participated at the Young Voices Concerts that toured the UK performing at major venues, including the grand O2 Arena in London. During the Young Voices tour she managed to break another Guinness World Record for the largest number of backing singers ever to accompany one lead vocalist at a public venue. She accomplished this with the help of 6031 children in the O2.

In 2011, Connie began piano lessons and incredibly within 10 weeks she posted on her YouTube channel a video of her singing and playing Adele’s Someone Like You. Connie’s YouTube videos have, in total, well over a hundred million views and the videos on her official channel are currently viewed over 100,000 times per day. Every 0.76 seconds somebody somewhere is starting to view one of Connie’s videos.

In April of 2012, Connie went to Los Angeles and recorded her first “pop” single, SAIL AWAY, which quickly rose to the #1 position on CDBaby’s Pop Single Chart.

In May 2012, she performed three concerts in Hong Kong and then it was back in L.A. to begin recording songs with the multi-platinum songwriter/producer and Grammy winner, Toby Gad. She even co-wrote two songs with Mr. Gad.

Connie toured with the Young Voices choir for a second year in early 2013 alongside the African Children’s Choir, performing at venues across the UK.

In July 2013, Connie released the song “Let’s Get Along”, written by Kipper, which was featured on ONE Campaign’s album alongside other artists such as Ed Sheeran. Connie also featured in the song “Building Bridges”, which also made to the ONE campaign album.

Connie’s vocals are featured in the theme song of the video game Rain, released during the beginning of October 2013.

In October 2013,Connie appeared as a special guest at the African Children’s Choir concert in Walsall, UK. It was announced that Connie would become an ambassador for the African Children’s Choir and have a school named after her.

In April 2014, Connie traveled to Seoul, South Korea to perform in her own concerts.

Connie’s fan base continues to grow with an ever increasing number of YouTube subscribers, Twitter followers and Facebook likes.

www.twitter.com/connietalbot607

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http://instagram.com/officialconnietalbot

 

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