Chantella Readman, a 15-year-old talented singer and would-be star has won an army of fans after her father, Paul secretly filmed her while she was performing her favourite song - Michael Jackson's Gone Too Soonand posted it on the YouTube website.
The song was recorded at her home in Consett, Co Durham, in memory of her schoolfriend Ben Stirland, Who died after choking on a pen top on January 11th 2007.
The talented girl has won praise from across the world, and even has fan sites dedicated to her - despite the fact she has no recording contract nor CDs to sell.
Readman said: "I didn't know I was being recorded the first time a video went up, but I got so many hits I couldn't believe it and decided to do more. "It's just rocketed since then." [Quoted from Metro]