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Walmart Yodel Kid of Viral Video Fame Announces Debut Album

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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)

    Mason Ramsey, an 11-year-old from Illinois whose version of a Hank Williams classic has been watched more than 50 million times on YouTube and has spawned multiple remixes, is releasing his first album.

    Ramsey's EP "Famous" includes both country classics and new songs. It will be released on July 20. It includes "Lovesick Blues," the song that made Ramsey an overnight internet sensation.

    Ramsey, who was raised in the small town of Golconda, has been singing since he was 3 years old. He had been performing in nursing homes around his hometown when the viral video came out in April.

    Now he's signed to Big Loud Records and Atlantic Records. He has performed at Coachella, Stagecoach and the Grand Ole Opry.

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    Country music's biggest night never fails to disappoint. The 2019 CMA Awards brought powerhouse performances from the industry's top stars, including crossover collaborations from Pink and Chris Stapleton and Halsey with Lady Antebellum. Access Hollywood rounds up all the top onstage moments, including Carrie Underwood channeling an early Britney Spears and pregnant Maren Morris rubbing her growing baby bump.

    (Published Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019)