She is, however, a professional singer who's been doing weddings and performing in pubs and restaurants for 15 years. “I’m absolutely overwhelmed by all of this,” she said, before revealing some advice her father gave her. “My dad always said to me, ‘Wherever you are, just sing. Never ever give up. ’ And he was right. ” Kevin Freshwater, who recorded the video, was also in the crowd at Ellen.
He said he'd been recording people around London for two weeks when he came across Awbery. “She just blew me away,” he said. “I was just in shock. ” He added, "She deserves this.
Just last week the world became obsessed with British singer Charlotte Awbery, who went viral after she was filmed belting the song while commuting in a London subway station.
Charlotte Awbery, the viral subway singer, sang ‘Shallow’ on 'Ellen'—and crushed it https://t.co/F8V3WQEajo— Glamour (@glamourmag) February 26, 2020