British teen’s virtual Jessie J duet explodes online, impresses record companies



LONDON — An 18-year-old who reportedly has never had singing lessons wowed the Internet with his vocal skills after performing a virtual duet with Jessie J.

Tom Bleasby from Leeds recorded his version of J’s “Flashlight” from the Pitch Perfect 2 soundtrack using the Smule karaoke app, and posted it on Facebook last weekend. The clip has since attracted more than 7 million views, and led to him being approached by a record producer who’s worked with Beyonce.

Bleasby also said he’s been “bombarded” by messages from record companies since the video was posted Read more…

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