11-Year-Old 'Yodeling Boy' Mason Ramsey Gets Record Deal - NBC 6 South Florida

11-Year-Old 'Yodeling Boy' Mason Ramsey Gets Record Deal

Mason Ramsey signed with Atlantic Records and Nashville-based Big Loud Records after a video of him singing at a Walmart went viral

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    Viral Sensation 'Yodeling Walmart Boy' From Illinois Gets Surprise on 'Ellen'

    An 11-year-old yodeling sensation from Illinois who went viral after his performance in a Walmart appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” show Tuesday.

    (Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018)

    An 11-year-old boy whose yodeling at an Illinois Walmart started a wave of attention has signed a record deal.

    Mason Ramsey signed with Atlantic Records and Nashville-based Big Loud Records. The Tennessean reports he's also released his debut single, "Famous." The song was written by Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard and others.

    Ramsey says in a news release he "can't wait for everyone to hear" the song.

    Videos of him singing Hank Williams' version of "Lovesick Blues" in late March at a Walmart in Harrisburg, Illinois, earned millions of views on Youtube. It earned him a performance earlier this month at Coachella at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.

    'Yodeling Kid' Performs at Coachella

    [NY] 'Yodeling Kid' Performs at Coachella

    From the aisles of Walmart to the stage at Coachella, the young Illinois crooner who went viral for his yodeling has hit the big time. Watch him does what he does best on stage at Coachella this weekend.

    (Published Saturday, April 14, 2018)