Wow! Sam Smith Calls This Pinoy Student Who Covered His Song 'Out Of This Universe'

He is a former 'Tawag ng Tanghalan' contestant.
PHOTO: INSTAGRAM: samsmith FACEBOOK: Trixie Madison

Grammy winner and master of songs that hurt your soul Sam Smith was taken by a video of a Pinoy student covering his song "Too Good At Goodbyes." The singer shared the clip on his Twitter and Instagram, saying: "WHO IS THIS KID!!!!? YOU ARE OUT OF THIS UNIVERSE WHOEVER YOU ARE."

Other celebrities like Bebe Rexha and Tan France of Queer Eye also commented their praises on his Instagram post. 

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Twitter users are all too happy to tell him who the mystery singer is, too. According to several users, and as confirmed by TV Patrol Negros, the student is Carl Malone Montecido, a blind singer who also joined the singing contest "Tawag ng Tanghalan" on It’s Showtime.

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Carl, who was also called the "Blind Balladeer" during the show’s run, finished as a finalist in the singing contest. His now viral video was taken by Facebook user Trixie Madison while he was singing at the appliance aisle of a grocery store.

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The video has already racked up more than eight million views on Facebook.

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