They start to sing queen classic, but 30 seconds in crowd erupts in fit of laughter

Queen’s classic hit “Bohemian Rhapsody” has been performed countless times since its original release. This six-minute suite features several sections – including an intro, a ballad segment, an operatic passage, a hard rock part, and a reflective coda. Needless to say, it takes quite a bit of talent to do this classic song justice! Get ready to hear “Bohemian Rhapsody” like never before, in this unique rendition that is sure to leave you grinning from ear to ear.

When a group of sharply dressed college men stood next to each other with their heads down and hands folded across their chests on stage, the audience had no idea what they were about to be treated to. Members of the University of California, Berkeley, a cappella group Octet begin singing “Bohemian Rhapsody” much to the delight of the audience. It doesn’t take long for the performance to take an interesting turn, and the moment it happens the audience erupts in a fit of laughter.

They throw in some fancy footwork and fun choreography throughout their performance, which includes short solos and beautiful harmony. But the moment they begin singing the instrumental parts themselves a cappella, the audience completely loses it.. At the 2:48 mark, the crowd cannot stop cracking up when they perform their vocal version of the guitar solo from the original song. At 3:48, one of the guys hits such a high note that the audience is stunned. Their choreography takes it up a notch when they reach the final head-banging section. Pay close attention to end when they segue into the next section of this song. They’re really good and fun to watch!

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“Sound of silence” starts to play. Seconds in haunting low voice sends chills to all

By now we’ve heard pretty much ever single cover of our beloved classic tunes. But, thanks to the Internet, aspiring musicians and even established artists from genre’s we don’t typically listen to are constantly surprising us with how many different ways these songs can actually be sung. When it comes to the “Sound of Silence” a singer will usually try to mimic the original duo’s honey sweet vocals. But, sometimes even a classic needs to be pushed outside of its comfort zone in order to hear it come to life in a beautiful new way!

Yet, beauty isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you first catch a glimpse of the gruff-looking man in this video clip. He looks like he belongs in a heavy metal rock band, a genre that is famous for sounding anything but soothing. With his tough exterior, he’s the last person you’d think would do justice to Simon and Garfunkel’s angelic harmonies. However, looks can be deceiving and the only thing South African musicians Ruhan du Toit and Deon van der Merwe from a Touch of Class are heavy in is talent.

Ruhan’s talent quickly becomes apparent as soon as he starts to sing! The soft piano solo in the background sets the tone for what’s about to come next. Although Ruhan’s vocals are low and throaty, it’s also surprisingly smooth. His powerful 4-octave range will give you chills as he belts out a haunting and eerie cover of this classic. It seems as if the song’s dark lyrics were actually made for a voice like his! With Deon strumming away on the guitar, this duo certainly add a unique touch of class to the “Sound of Silence.”

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Entire stadium is left stunned when meat loaf performs “Star-Spangled banner”

We found this old video and had to share it with you just in case you missed this legendary performance! Over 20 years ago, at the 65th MLB All-Star Game, the audience was treated to the most incredible performance!

Meat Loaf, a Grammy-Award winning artist, took the stage accompanied by the 1994-1995 Penn State ROTC Color Guard. He delivered the most breathtaking performance. So much so that to this day it is still considered one of the best renditions of “Star-Spangled Banner” ever!

His rendition left the stadium speechless and many in tears after his voice finished echoing throughout Three Rivers Stadium.

Those in attendance still remember the iconic performance to this day and say it was the highlight of the whole day! While we could not all be there, we can relive the experience by watching this video!

How incredible was that?

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Nervous girl takes mic to sing, puts unique twist on ‘hallelujah’ that silences the room

When a new vocal talent wants to show off everything they’ve got, there’s one song out there that’s pretty much guaranteed to capture everyone’s heart. The genius lyrics of “Hallelujah” speaks to our soul, while the slow, soothing melody calms our spirit. The only thing that could make it even better is if an actual angel dropped out of the heavens above to sing it for us. Which is exactly what seemed to happen when a talented young woman known only as Mennel appeared on The Voice France to perform this popular tune.

It’s hard not to be enchanted by everything you see and hear about Mennel. In fact, one of the judges was so enthralled by the young woman’s soft, angelic tones that she enthusiastically pounced on the red buzzer after only a few seconds of hearing Mennel start to sing. It wasn’t until the judge saw the innocently sweet visage that was behind the voice that she knew this young lady was heaven-sent. But, wait until you hear the stunning twist Mennel puts on this Leonard Cohen classic. The way she sings it is sure to capture your heart!

Instead of getting dolled up like a pop star diva, the gorgeous young woman preferred to show off her natural beauty. Her hair is covered up in a simple scarf, which only brought more attention to her captivating blue eyes. Her minimalist look also brought the sweet lilt of voice into focus, so that all you want to do is relax in the delicious sound bath that fills the air. Watch the video below to see why judges reeled in their seats as they heard the sweet song being sung.

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Shaking like a leaf, young boy’s act so moving forces howie to hit the golden buzzer

his 16 years of life, Christian Guardino has gone through more than most of us could ever imagine. After suffering from complete blindness for years, he was admitted into a revolutionary treatment program that changed his life forever.

As an infant, his mother knew something was wrong. Christian eventually was diagnosed with Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), a rare retinal disease, when he was just a young boy.

Unfortunately, all he knew was darkness for the majority of his life – and that’s why he turned to music as a way to escape. It helped him forget his disability and the challenges he faced.

Growing up in a musical family, Christian tapped into this talent of his, performing in school musicals and singing in chorus. Christian has said that his hearing actually was strengthened because his eyesight had diminished.

Then a miracle happened! Christian had the opportunity to participate in an experimental gene therapy treatment that brought back his sight!

Once his sight miraculously returned, Christian focused on his biggest passion: singing. Christian took the plunge and decided to show everyone just what he could do.

He stepped onto the America’s Got Talent stage, shook off his nerves and belted out the words to the Jackson 5 song “Who’s Loving You” perfectly. The judges and audience were stunned!

After hearing about Christian’s background and his incredible performance, Simon said, “You were like a little mouse that turned into a lion. You are one of my favorite contestants I’ve seen this year. Not only in terms of your voice. I just like you. There’s something about you, and it’s just the best possible feeling when we meet someone like you.”

Simon wasn’t the only judge who was blown away by Christian! With a big smile, Howie Mandel reached over and did something that left Christian in tears!

See what Howie did by pressing “play” on the video below! Christian’s response just might bring you to tears, too.

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Jack Black took central stage singing the powerful anthem rendition and it is breathtaking

Many people remember Jack Black as a hilarious OTT comedian or as lead singer for the metal band “Tenacious D.” The crowd couldn’t believe their eyes when they watched him take the central stage at the WNBA game in Los Angeles.

His skeptics were shocked when he sang this powerful nation anthem.

Despite Jack Blacks past as a comedian, his singing capabilities have always been on point within the realm of music. Everyone was waiting for the symbolic arched eyebrows which he showed off a few times during his performance. With that being said, it did not put a downer on the song, and everyone was behind him from the very first note.

As Jack Black was nearing the end of the song, it was evident that everyone was enjoying every moment of it as the applause was getting steadily louder and louder. By the end, everyone was so glad that they made it the game to witness his performance.

Check out the video below! Trust us, you’ll love it.

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This hilarious song about older ladies has gone viral! I can’t stop laughing!

All the older ladies … put your hands up! This country music video about females that are more advanced in years will make anyone smile. Watch, enjoy and try not to laugh!

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6 men circle a campfire and start singing. seconds later, i’m covered in goosebumps!

Pentatonix is without a doubt the best thing that’s happened to a-capella music, but they’re not the only ones out there drawing massive audiences. Home Free is getting lots of media attention lately and when you hear this you’ll know exactly why.

If you think they sound familiar, you probably noticed the vibrating deep voice of Avi Kaplan of Pentatonix who joined Home Free for this unique rendition of Johnny Cash’s timeless hit. Nothing can compare to Man in Black, but something about this made me appreciate this song all over again. Just awesome.

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Neuroscience says listening to this song will instantly make you more creative and focused

Ludwig van Beethoven was of the opinion that “Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.” So music can reveal more than either wisdom or philosophy, but can it reveal creativity? And if it could, what music would that be?

Would it be the drawn out rhythms of Blues, the soothing, mood-elevating sounds of New Age music, or the energizing beats of Rock and roll?

It takes extraordinary creativity to compose a piece of music, but does merely listening to music make you more creative? This is the question that researchers Simone Ritter from Radboud University, The Netherlands and Sam Ferguson from the University of Technology Sydney, Australia set out to answer.

They asked whether listening to music can facilitate creative cognition—the ability to come up with creative ideas, problem solutions and products.

Previous studies have shown that listening to certain music has a beneficial effect on the intellect, but the effect of music listening on creativity has not been explored much.

To investigate the effect of music on creative cognition, researchers divided 155 participants in five groups and asked them to complete questionnaires. Each group listened to one of four different types of music that were categorized as calm, happy, sad, or anxious, depending on their emotional valence (positive, negative) and arousal (high, low), while the control group listened to silence.

As the music started playing, participants performed various cognitive tasks that tested their divergent and convergent creative thinking.

The researchers define divergent thinking as the production of multiple answers from available information by making unexpected combinations, recognizing links among remote associates, or transforming information into unexpected forms.

Convergent thinking emphasizes accuracy and logic, and applies conventional search, recognition, and decision-making strategies.

Participants who came up with the most original and useful solutions to a task scored higher in divergent creativity, while participants who came up with the single best possible solution to a task scored higher in convergent creativity.

The researchers chose music pieces that have been validated by earlier research to promote a particular mood. Based on these validations, they refer to the four pieces of music as calm (positive valance, low arousal), happy (positive valance, high arousal), sad (negative valance, low arousal) and anxious (negative valance, high arousal).

These are the four pieces of music that were elected:

The Swan by Saint-Saens (calm).
The Planets: Mars, The Bringer of War by Gustav Holst (anxious).
Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber (sad).
The Four Seasons: Spring by Vivaldi; (upbeat and happy).
So which piece of music would you guess was the best facilitator of creativity?

The answer is the upbeat and happy sounds of Vivaldi’s Spring section of his Four Seasons.

The researchers concluded that listening to ‘happy music’ (i.e., classical music that elicits positive mood and is high on arousal) is associated with an increase in divergent thinking.

Listen to it for few minutes and see what creative ideas you can come up with.

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Street singer ignored by everyone— then 4 music-loving kittens show their support

Busking has been around for ages— but for those who aren’t familiar, it’s the act of publicly playing music in the hopes that people will give you some cash. I personally could never be a busker. First, I have zero musical talent, and second, I’m not really the best at taking rejection.

A Malaysian busker was feeling particularly rejected one night when he was busking and no one was paying any attention to him.
The long-haired singer had been out with a friend, performing for what seemed like hours, and he was just about ready to call it quits. There was no point in wasting his time if nobody was going to appreciate his skills. Instead of packing up his stuff and leaving though, he decided to try one more song— and that’s when he got a little surprise.

The man’s friend, who uploaded the video to Facebook, explained, “My friend had just finished busking on that night but not many people heard him sing. He was feeling upset, then he sits and relaxes and sings the song just for fun.”

In the video, you see 4 three-month-old kittens walk up to the singer and plop themselves down to enjoy the show.

“Suddenly the kittens (3 months old) come and sit in front of him. It’s like [they] know his feeling and give him support.”

The little kittens appear to be enthralled with the music. They sit in front of the busker, eyes tilted upwards, enjoying the man’s performance. At one point, their tiny heads even begin bobbing to the beat.


The long-haired singer can’t seem to believe what is happening. He even starts laughing half-way through the performance in disbelief.

According to researchers, cats are actually big fans of music— as long as it’s the right kind. For example, many cats shelters play classical music because of the calming effect it has been shown to have on felines. According to Pet Health Network, when kitties like a certain type of music, they will show their approval by either purring, moving their head towards, or moving towards wherever the sound is coming from— all behaviors seen from the 4 little kittens enjoying the busker’s show.

According to the singer’s friend, the kittens sat motionless until the end of the show, and the busker then thanked them for watching his performance.
Watch the amazing footage for yourself below!

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