'Walmart Yodeling Boy' Mason Ramsey Gets Record Deal - NBC Chicago

'Walmart Yodeling Boy' Mason Ramsey Gets Record Deal



    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.

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