People are calling 19-year-old IT Engineer Michael Collings “the next Susan Boyle.” He’s a contestant on this year’s Britain’s Got Talent.
Here’s the video of him performing “Fast Car” by Tracy Chapman, which already has a million views on YouTube:
What do you think? Is he really the next Susan Boyle? I’m not sure. I mean, yes, he looks like an unlikely candidate to be such an impressive singer, but I’m not sure he’s close to the phenomenon that Susan Boyle was.
For comparison sake…Here’s Susan’s original performance: