Lara Dabbagh is a 16 year old artist from Western Sydney, Australia.
According to her Facebook page, Lara comes from Moroccan and Lebanese background. This explains a lot! It explains where the magic in her voice comes from! The green mountains of Lebanon and the lively streets of Marrakesh. The Arabian beauty is visible in her eyes, skin tone, hair and smile.
Does anyone remember the “Stage Impress” in Music Hero? Oops! Don’t go, you’re on the right page, let me explain. Music hero is a segment from a Filipino show called “Eat Bulaga”. Sheland was given the “Stage Impress” name because she rocked the stage while delivering Respect by Aretha Franklin.
Sheland Faelnar is a 17 year old singer from Quezon City. She is most recently known from her participation in Idol Philippines in 2019. There’s no question about her amazing gift in singing and that’s why she convinced the judges to say “YES” for her to proceed to the next stage, the theater round in Idol city.
Trish Bonilla is a 16 years old singer from Lucena, Philippines, the daughter of Mau Marcelo, the winner of first Philippine Idol which aired on ABC in 2006. Trish is known through her participation in The Voice Kids Philippines in 2017 as well as her most recent performances in the Idol Philippines in 2019.
Angie Kristine, a 16 years old beautiful Filipina singer from Siargao ( Philippines), was one of my favorites and the first to catch my eyes and ears on the first season of the talent show ABS – CBN is Idol Philippines.
Mirna Hanna ( ميرنا حنا ) is a 12 years old Iraqi girl who hit fame during her participation in the Voice Kids in its Arabic version. Mirna was born in Karkook in Iraq. At the age of 10, Mirna and her family fled from ISIS to Irbil (Iraq) and then finally to Lebanon about 2 years ago.
Noah Levi is a German singer and guitarist made famous through his participation in the third season of The Voice Kids Germany. During the blind auditions, Noah had two of the coaches turn their chairs by performing a rendition of Photograph, a song for his favorite artist, Ed Sheeran.
His Youtube video currently has nearly 4 million views and is by far his most admired public performance.
Ayoub Maach is a dutch singer from Moroccan origin, he was born on February 19, 2000 and is currently 15 years old. Ayoub reached fame through his participation in the third season of The Voice Kids Netherlands in 2014.
Ayoub’s career started the moment he started singing “Jar Of Hearts” for Christina Perri during the blind auditions of the Voice Kids. Here is his performance:
Solomia Lukyanets is a 14 years old Ukrainian opera singer. She was born on April 24, 2001 in Kiev, where she lived her early childhood. Solomia currently lives in Berlin, Germany.
Solomia has claimed a lot of titles and won many competitions but she is mostly famous through her participation in The Voice Kids in its Ukrainian and German editions.
Despite her participation in The Voice Kids Germany not being her biggest career achievement in terms of titles and rankings (i.e. not making it to the semi finals); it is, in my personal opinion, the greatest stage (so far) of her very successful and very promising career.
Sassa Dagdag is a 13 year old Filipina singer and guitar player from Angeles City in Pampanga province, Philippines.
On July 12, 2015, Sassa Dagdag appeared on the 12th episode of the 2nd season of the The Voice Kids (Philippines) during the blind auditions; She sang Chandelier for Sia; the coaches and the audience loved her. Here is a video of her performance:
Victoria Hovhannisyan is a Russian opera singer from Armenian Origin. According to her Russian Wikipedia entry ( Оганнисян, Виктория Артёмовна ) , Victoria was born in Yervan, Armenia on November 12, 2000; she sings in 11 languages, Russian, Italian, French, Japanese, Peruvian, Spanish, Latin, Armenian, English, Hindi and Hebrew. So we aren’t only considering a musical, opera singing prodigy here, but also a linguistic prodigy.(I don’t know Russian, but thanks to Google translate, now I can understand written Russian).
Victoria doesn’t have a musical family background, however, she surprised her family by her Opera singing abilities at the age of 9. Victoria Hovhannisyan has participated and won many musical competitions but she is best known to the English speaking world for her participation in The Voice Kids (Russian version) at the age of 11. Here is a video of her performance, she sang the Diva Dance from the 5th Element Movie:
It is easier for a singing prodigy to reach out to our hearts than it is for a Pianist or a Drummer. Why? because most of us can easily relate to one of our favorite songs, to the vocals of Whitney Huston or to the songs of our favorite modern artist; However, it takes a pianist or a classical music lover to appreciate the talent of a pianist.
Lee Shing-tsung, also known as Tsung Tsung is a child prodigy pianist from Hong Kong. According to Time Out, Tsung Tsung has been playing the piano since the age of 3, that is with the help of his piano teacher Yau Sai-kit.
At the age of 5, Tsung Tsung became famous after releasing this Youtube video:
Heavenly Joy Jerkins is an American 5 years old prodigy singer from Calabasas, California. Heavenly first got famous for her America’s Got Talent audition in June 2015; the original copy of her audition on Youtube has received over 7 million views in 20 days. Why? Well, other than being incredibly cute, Heavenly Joy Jerkins sings very well.
Jenna Marbles is a comedian, a Vlogger, a Youtube celebrity with almost 15 Million subscribers and more than 1.7 billion channel views. Jenna Marble’s real name is Jenna Mourely; She has two dogs, Kermit and Marbles. Marbles is the reason why her Youtube channel is called Jenna Marbles.
Jenna posted her first video on July 9 of 2010, the video went viral and she became famous at the age of 24. Jenna Marbles might not be a prodigy, but she certainly is a genius. Traditional IQ measures limited aptitudes such as mathematical, linguistic and logical thinking… but Jenna has one of the highest unconventional and immeasurable IQs and quick wit. She has the ability to observe the society and herself and present her observations in a hilarious, engaging and entertaining fashion.
Yulema Ramirez possesses a different kind of “genius”, the ability to entertain people and the character to inspire teenagers. Yulema Ramirez first became famous for her tumblr stonecoldbabe blog and then through her instagram and then through facebook… and finally through her Youtube vlogs. Here is a video of Yulema Ramirez telling her story:
Amira Willighagen is a prodigy opera singer from the Netherlands; Born on March 27, 2004, she managed to win the final of Holland’s Got Talent (2013) at the age of 9. Amira Willighagen is a perfect example of talent and genius, because she taught herself how to sing opera by watching Youtube videos. This might not seem like a big deal… but it is. Singing opera is the “Olympic level” of singing and one doesn’t simply become an Olympic Athlete by watching Youtube videos. Words can’t do justice to Amira’s talent, so please watch her audition to Holland’s Got Talent.
Arisxandra Libantino is an English prodigy singer from Filipino descent, she was born in 2001, so at the time of writing this post, Arisxandra is 13 to 14 years old.
Arisxandra rose to the spotlight in her audition to Briton’s Got Talent in February 2013 (which aired on 13 April), she performed ‘One Night Only’ and received a standing ovation from the judges and she stunned the crowd with her voice and talent.
Jaxon Smith is a self taught, prodigy, Canadian Drummer. He was born on May of 2005, 3 and a half months pre-maturely but that is not why he is considered a prodigy. Jaxon is a prodigy because by the age of six and without any family musical history and without receiving any drumming lessons, he was brilliant enough to listen to songs, capture the beat in his mind and then play it afterwards, with any spoon, chopstick or drum-stick he could lay his hands on.