People Are Blown Away by Viral TikTok Toddler’s Wild Vocal Performance

A viral 1-year-old's powerful, wordless message has been likened to the work of Frank Ocean, Bon Iver, and Tame Impala.


TikTok is known for hilarious videos of children, but this viral clip of a 1-year-old singing might take the cake. 

A video posted by @harvvillaester shows the boy giving the performance of a lifetime as he sang his heart out to an acoustic guitar jam. The kid raged, sounding surprisingly good, screaming and crooning into a microphone running through an Auto-Tune-esque vocal filter.

The recording gained 11.1 million views so far on TikTok, while a Twitter repost by @girrlpuppy has yielded another 3.2M. The 1:44-long clip was highlighted by the Daily Dot and has circulated all over social media, with many saying what a great job the youngin did. 

One TikTok user commented, "Alice In Chains vibe," and Villaester replied, "He was only 16 months old when I handed him the microphone."

One user joked, "Drake def going to sample," while another said "you can hear the pain in their voice." Other famous artists name-checks in the comments included "Tame Impala's ghost writer," "kinda reminds me of Bon Iver," and "Mitski does it every time."

Get a look at some of the Twitter users responding to the toddler's astonishing skills below.

Genuinely moved by this

— Carey O'Donnell (@ecareyo) July 18, 2023
Twitter: @ecareyo

Twitter: @BibsCorner

i feel that

— Ashley Reese (@offbeatorbit) July 18, 2023
Twitter: @offbeatorbit

Twitter: @KianjRyan

stars are really just born!

— ꩜ spiral shorty ꩜ (@YoAdriBaby) July 18, 2023
Twitter: @YoAdriBaby

This would’ve went triple platinum on every early 2000s drama show

— Panic! At The TL (@Puff_Iya) July 18, 2023
Twitter: @Puff_Iya

This is how they sounded on the idol to me

— Dylan Ali (@dylanali_) July 18, 2023
Twitter: @dylanali_

Twitter: @topsidejew

blonde (2016)

— 🫧. (@emefa_xyz) July 18, 2023
Twitter: @emefa_xyz

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